Morgan Stanley (MS) is in talks to sell a majority stake in its commodities trading business to...

|About: Morgan Stanley (MS)|By:, SA News Editor

Morgan Stanley (MS) is in talks to sell a majority stake in its commodities trading business to the Qatar Investment Authority, according to sources. The bank has been shopping a minority stake in the unit for some time, but selling a larger chunk would free Morgan from needing to hamstring its traders in order to comply with the Volcker Rule.