Record levels reached in iBoxx TRS

Volumes up Fotolia
By GlobalCapital
07 Aug 2019

IHS Markit analysis shows that notional iBoxx Total Return Swap contract volumes reached a record peak of $23.9bn in June.

The contracts enable investors to gain or hedge exposure to the credit market.

The latest high represents a three-fold volume increase for the contracts compared to June 2015. The previous high was $19.3bn, which occurred in March this year.

IHS Markit said rises in iBoxx TRS volumes on ...

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