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  • Dec 02, 2016 | Tradeweb

    Tradeweb Announces Record Volume of $7.9 Trillion in November Since the Credit Crisis

    With $7.9 trillion in volumes, November was the most active month of trading across Tradeweb platforms since the credit crisis. While volumes and trade counts peaked following the U.S. presidential election, analysis of trading data showed sustained activity across asset classes by a range of market participants who traded both on-and-off the run securities.

    The growth represents a 32% increase in year-over-year November trading volumes led by mortgage backed securities, government bonds, and interest rate derivatives. The Tradeweb institutional business that saw significant year-over-year growth were:

    Tradeweb November YoY Growth

    Tradeweb CEO, Lee Olesky indicated this could signal the beginning of a long-term change in market behavior impacted by the likelihood of rising interest rates, possible policy shifts from the Fed, and new expectations for inflation. “If the broader asset management community is restructuring their portfolios over the next year, we may see growing trading volumes in light of increased volatility and shifts in fundamental investing strategies,” he said.

     

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