Top 10 venues of execution change in June 08

London - 29 July 2008

Xtrakter, the fixed income market utility, announced today the second edition of its league table of execution venues. The second edition tracks the movement of liquidity in the market and outlines the top 10 venues of execution for both fixed income and equities for the month of June 08.

When comparing June 08 to May 08 figures the following changes were observed: Equities traded over the counter (OTC) fell by 7.62% to 20.75% making it the preferred method of execution for equities processed by Xtrakter during this period.

During the same period the top 10 execution venues for equities changed; Euronext Paris remained in 1st place, Chi-X rose by 3.28% to take 2nd place, Deutsche Kassenverein AG rose by 8.69% to take 3rd place, the London Stock Exchange rose by 2.54% to take 4th place, Deutsche Borse fell by 4.83% to 7th place and Nasdaq (USA) fell by 4% to 8th place.

Xtrakter is a unique market entity holding considerable data on live bonds and equities, redeemed securities, fixed income pricing, bond yields, new issuance, securities terms and conditions, coupon rates, corporate actions and more for over 1.5m instruments, dating back as far as 1981.

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