Tradeweb enjoyed record-breaking activity across products in 2018, and exchange-traded funds were no exception. Notional volume executed in European ETFs reached EUR251.5 billion, an increase of 52 per cent over 2017, while activity in US ETFs grew by 94 per cent up to USD106.9 billion.
The following data is derived from trading activity on the Tradeweb Markets institutional European- and U.S.-listed ETF platforms.
Electronic swaps trading is reaching higher levels of sophistication and maturity, with buy-side firms leveraging automation to achieve greater operational efficiencies and support new trading strategies.
We are excited to share that Tradeweb picked up yesterday its fourth consecutive trophy at the annual ETF Express Global Awards, which recognise excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds around the world. Winners are voted by the readers of ETF Express, including institutional and high net worth investors, as well as managers and other industry professionals at fund administrators, brokers, custodians and advisers.
Bond market volatility was largely muted in February. In the Asia-Pacific region, the Japanese and Australian 10-year mid-yields fell by 2.5 and 8 basis points to end the month at -0.03% and 2.14%, respectively.
NEW YORK – March 7, 2019 – Tradeweb Markets, a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, money markets and equities, today announced that Tradeweb Markets Inc. has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Tradeweb intends to list its Class A common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “TW.”
NEW YORK – March 6, 2019 – Tradeweb Markets, a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, money markets and equities, today reported average daily volume of $601.6 billion in aggregate for the month of February 2019.
Twenty years after the introduction of electronic Treasuries trading, the next phase of fixed income electronification is taking hold. The biggest shift is occurring on the investor side, says Colm Murtagh, managing director, Tradeweb, who adds that buy-side trading desks increasingly are leveraging technology to scale up to handle a growing number of trades and improve efficiency. Speaking with TABB Group analyst Colby Jenkins at TABB’s 2019 Fixed Income Summit in February, Murtagh discusses automation of routine trades, Tradeweb’s evolving role in the buy-side workflow, and the addition of live, streaming pricing on the Tradeweb platform.
Iseult Conlin, US institutional credit product manager at Tradeweb, explained how multilateral net spotting operates via a LinkedIn post. She wrote: “Net spotting technology allows clients to have one spot price for a given Treasury benchmark across multiple dealers. In 2018, $152bn (€134bn) of volume was put through netting, enabling clients to tap into $2.8m of never before possible savings.”