ICAP electronic broking volumes up 3% year-on-year
London, 7 January 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 December 2012 were $635.9bn, 3% higher than in December 2011.
Average daily volumes in fixed income products on the BrokerTec platform were $544.1bn, an increase of 5% year-on-year. Average daily US Treasury volumes on BrokerTec were US$99.1bn, an increase of 16% year-on-year. Overall repo volumes were $445bn in December, up 3% year-on-year, reflecting a slight increase in US repo and a 5% increase in European repo.
Average daily spot FX volumes on the EBS platform were $91.8bn, down 4% year-on-year.
ICAP reports all of its electronic broking volumes on a single count basis. Average daily volumes for December are calculated based on 21 business days, with public holidays included.
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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.