Fixed income trading rose almost 40 per cent last week with a focus on Euro government bonds, high yield, emerging markets and inflation, according to figures released by Lyxor.
Reported weekly on-exchange ETP turnover increased by 15 per cent on the previous week at EUR8.8bn.
Underlying equity market activity (measured by the Stoxx Europe 600 Index turnover) rose by eight per cent at EUR101bn. Reported on exchange ETP trading was 8.7 per cent of equivalent equity market activity.
The fixed income area had the largest increase in turnover following last weeks lower levels. Regional turnover increased by 26 per cent and country related turnover was flat. Sectors flows increased by 23 per cent as investors targeted specific themes.
On a 20 day basis Lyxor was ranked number two with 18.57 per cent market share with iShares at number one with market share of 42.69 per cent.
On a five-day basis Lyxor was ranked number two with 17.98 per cent market share; iShares’ market share on a five-day basis was 37.22 per cent.
The LSE had the largest market share on both a five and 20 day basis with 35.09 per cent on a 20 day basis and 35.70 per cent on a five-day basis. The Deutsche Boerse follows with market share of 23.11 per cent on a 20 day basis and 21.90 per cent on a five-day basis.