MiFID II spurs momentum in Tradeweb derivatives volumes

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By Ross Lancaster
11 Dec 2018

Nearly one year on since the implementation of the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, rates derivatives trading on multilateral trading facilities is powering upwards, according to a Tradeweb report.

The electronic trading platform provider has said that quarterly average daily volume of European swaps trading has increased by 24.88% since MiFID II’s trading mandate came into place.

That puts rates derivatives trading volumes on MTFs at as much as 43% of activity on US swap execution facilities ...

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