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Goldman Q2 commod risks up little in tough market

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc said Tuesday its commodities trading risk rose only slightly in the second quarter as it faced uncertain and less-liquid markets.

Value at Risk (VaR) for commodities at Goldman averaged $39 million per day in the second quarter, up 5 percent from the $37 million reported in the first quarter, latest financial results from Wall Street's top investment bank showed.

VaR is an industry measure for how much of a bank's money is at risk on a day for trading a particular asset class. (For a factbox on Wall Street banks' commodities trading...