TradeWeb reports record CDS volumes after adding prime broker trades

Thomson TradeWeb has seen record activity in online credit default swap trading, after the operator integrated prime broker trades into its fixed-income platform.

CDS trading volumes in the second half are already up 75% on the whole of H1, notes a spokesperson at TradeWeb in Jersey City. The first prime broker trade in late October involved a hedge fund executing $200 million of credit default swap indices with a dealer through the client's prime broker, Merrill Lynch.

John La Vecchia, TradeWeb's

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