Total ICAP Electronic Broking Volumes for EBS and BrokerTec Platforms Increase 19% in December
06 January 2011
London, 6th January 2011 – ICAP, the world’s premier interdealer broker, announced today that total electronic broking volumes for the month of December on the BrokerTec and EBS platforms reached US$ 744.6 billion, an increase of 19% year on year.
Total average daily volumes in fixed income products on the BrokerTec platform were $632.5bn, an increase of 23% on the previous year. Overall repo volumes reached $498.2bn, up 19% year on year. US Treasury electronic broking volumes increased 41% year on year to $134.3bn.
Total average daily volumes on the EBS platform were $112.1bn, equal to the same period, year on year.
David Rutter, CEO, ICAP Electronic Broking, said: “We saw some encouraging improvement in fixed income at the tail end of last year as volumes appeared to resume their historic upward trend. Looking forward to 2011, we remain committed to continuously engaging with our customers, understanding their requirements and working with them to deliver market solutions.”
ICAP reports all of its electronic broking volumes on a single count basis.
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ICAP is the world’s premier 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, foreign exchange, emerging markets, equities and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. ICAP plc was added to the FTSE 100 Index on 30 June 2006. For more information go to www.icap.com