Xtrakter launches OTC liquidity service

Source: Xtrakter

Xtrakter, the fixed income specialist, made the following announcement today: Xtrakter is pleased to announce the launch of XVOL its new OTC liquidity service.

XVOL provides unique access to a range of liquidity and volume data to assist users in better determining the liquidity of differing OTC fixed income securities.  XVOL is the latest in a series of tailored information offerings from Xtrakter.

XVOL offers fund, risk and performance managers the unique ability to determine the liquidity of differing fixed income securities they may currently hold or be monitoring. XVOL specifically provides subscribers with the total volume figure for each security traded in the preceding month and a unique flag indicating the level of trading in each listed security within pre-defined bands. The service is based on the actual level of trading in the previous month and does not include synthetic data.

"Yannic Weber, Chief Executive Officer, Xtrakter commented "Understanding the liquidity of any given instrument has never been more important. In these uncertain times XVOL allows subscribers to gauge the liquidity of an instrument so they can make more informed investment decisions. I would like to thank the members of our user community who have aided the development of the service. I am pleased to state that we already have a number of clients actively using it."

XVOL is provided in a new flexible delivery format and allows subscribers to slice and dice information as they see fit. No longer do Xtrakter's subscribers need to take bulk files, they can simply extract the information they require by providing a set of ISINs and
obtain the data in a flexible format tailored to meet their needs.

"We have been refining XVOL with the assistance of our user community since mid 2009, we have been mindful to meet the needs of both potential users and the market as a whole, we have spent considerable time refining the service to the need provide our subscribers with a valued service and ensuring that market positions are protected, the data is provided a month in arrears and trading is listed within a predefined set of bands," noted David Self, Information Services, Product Manager, Xtrakter.

XVOL offers subscribers a wide range of new capabilities such as:

• Unique liquidity data
• 100% on demand - no more unwanted bulk files or feeds
• ISIN driven service (easy look up service - tailored to your
exact portfolio)
• Typically offering data on between 20,000 to 30,000 securities
each month
• Flexible data delivery system

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