ICAP announces electronic broking volumes of US$643.1bn for August
London, 6 September 2012 – ICAP, the world’s leading interdealer broker, announces today that average daily volumes on the BrokerTec and EBS platforms for August were US$643.1bn, compared to US$644.1bn in July. For the month of August, there was a year-on-year decrease of 29%.
Average daily spot FX volumes on the EBS platform were $95.5bn, down 11% month-on-month and down 49% year-on-year after exceptionally high volumes last summer.
Average daily volumes in fixed income products on the BrokerTec platform were $547.6bn, an increase of 2% on the previous month and a decrease of 24% year-on-year.
Overall repo volumes were $440.8bn in August, up 1% month-on-month and down 21% year-on-year, the latter reflecting a 14% decrease in US repo and a 27% decrease in European repo. Average daily US Treasury volumes on BrokerTec were US$106.8bn, an increase of 7% month-on-month and a decrease of 32% 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
Andrea Coleman Maitland +44 (0) 20 7305 0420
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.