Liquidnet Named Best Overall Dark Pool As Part of Wall Street Letter’s 2012 Awards
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, saw a significant rise in volumes in January as institutional investors look to trade more blocks around the world.
Liquidnet’s U.S. average daily volume was up 80% percent month-over-month, trading 1.2 billion shares. This growth outpaced the volume growth in the overall market which increased 9% from December to January. In EMEA, total principal traded in Liquidnet and average daily principal were both up more than 111% monthover-month. Liquidnet’s average negotiated execution size in EMEA was $956,494 in January, a 20% increase month-over-month.