FINRA released, for the first time, aggregate data on the trading volume of Treasury securities reported to the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine ("TRACE").
The data is categorized by Treasury security subtype: (i) bills, (ii) floating rate notes, (iii) nominal coupons and (iv) Treasury inflation-protected securities (or "TIPS"). The aggregated data will be posted by FINRA weekly. The published data is also categorized by trading system, detailing both alternative trading system / interdealer transactions and dealer-to-customer transactions.
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