ICAP electronic broking volumes up 17% year-on-year
Spot FX volumes up 22% year-on-year
London, 5 February 2013 – ICAP (IAP.L), the world’s leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services, announces today that average daily volumes on the BrokerTec and EBS platforms for January 2013 were $767.9bn, 17% higher than in January 2012 .
Average daily volumes in fixed income products on the BrokerTec platform were $626.6bn, an increase of 16% year-on-year. Average daily US Treasury volumes on BrokerTec were US$144.9bn, an increase of 27% year-on-year. Overall repo volumes were $481.7bn in January up 14% year-on-year, reflecting a 7% increase in US repo and a 20% increase in European repo.
Average daily spot FX volumes on the EBS platform were $141.3bn, up 22% year-on-year and 54% month-on-month.
|Serra Balls||Head of Public Relations||+44 (0) 20 7050 7124|
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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.
 ICAP reports all of its electronic broking volumes on a single count basis. Average daily volumes for January are calculated based on 22 business days, apart from US Treasury and US Repo volumes which are based on 21 days.