Fixed-income volumes up – Greenwich report

According to Greenwich Associates (GA), the CT-based research firm and consultancy, US fixed-income trade volumes increased by approximately 25% between Q1 2005 and Q1 2006. In its Greenwich Associates' 2006 fixed-income investors study, GA reports that trading volumes from hedge funds trading the same products – including bonds and derivatives – more than doubled in the 12 months. In the past year, hedge funds accounted for more than 55% of all credit derivatives trading volume, including 6