ICAP reports total electronic broking volumes on BrokerTec and EBS platforms of US$714.2bn for April
04 May 2012
London, 3 May 2012 – ICAP, the world’s leading interdealer broker, announces today that average daily volumes on the BrokerTec and EBS platforms for April were US$714.2bn, a decrease of 5% month-on-month. This reflects the seasonal slowdown over the Easter period. For April year-on-year volume, there was a decrease of 13%.
Average daily spot FX volumes on the EBS platform were $109.7bn, down 11% month-on-month and down 26% year-on-year.
Average daily volumes in fixed income products on the BrokerTec platform were $604.5bn, a decrease of 4% on the previous month and a decrease of 10% year-on-year.
Overall repo volumes were $494bn in April, flat month-on-month and down 8% year-on-year, the latter reflecting a 10% decrease in US repo and a 7% decrease in European repo. Average daily US Treasury volumes on BrokerTec were US$110.5bn, a decrease of 16% month-on-month and 19% year-on-year.
ICAP reports all of its electronic broking volumes on a single count basis.
|Brigitte Trafford||Director of Corporate Affairs||+44 (0) 20 7050 7103|
|Alex Dee||Head of Investor Relations||+44 (0) 20 7050 7123|
|Charlotte Walsh||Corporate Communications||+44 (0) 20 7050 7124|
ICAP is the world’s leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services. The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through our post trade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios. For more information go to www.icap.com.