MarketAxess Announces Monthly Volume Statistics for October 2012

  MarketAxess Announces Monthly Volume Statistics for October 2012

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 02, 2012

MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic
trading platform for U.S. and European corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds
and other types of fixed-income securities, today announced total monthly
trading volume for October 2012 of $50.4 billion, consisting of $31.2 billion
in U.S. high-grade volume, $2.6 billion in eurobond volume, and $16.6 billion
in other volume. This data can be accessed on MarketAxess’ website at

Monthly volume updates are posted in the Investor Relations section of the
website on or before the tenth business day of each month.The data provide
current month and historical volume totals on a monthly, quarterly and annual

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including
statements about the outlook and prospects for Company and industry growth, as
well as statements about the Company’s future financial and operating
performance. These and other statements that relate to future results and
events are based on MarketAxess’ current expectations. Actual results in
future periods may differ materially from the those currently expected or
desired because of a number of risks and uncertainties, including: the level
and intensity of competition in the fixed-income electronic trading industry
and the pricing pressures that may result; the variability of our growth rate;
the rapidly evolving nature of the electronic financial services industry; the
level of trading volume transacted on the MarketAxess platform; the absolute
level and direction of interest rates and the corresponding volatility in the
corporate fixed-income market; our ability to develop new products and
offerings and the market’s acceptance of those products; our exposure to risks
resulting from non-performance by counterparties to transactions executed
between our clients in which we act as an intermediary in matching
back-to-back trades; our dependence on our broker-dealer clients; our ability
to enter into strategic alliances and to acquire other businesses and
successfully integrate them with our business; our future capital needs and
our ability to obtain capital when needed; and other factors. The Company’s
actual results and financial condition may differ, perhaps materially, from
the anticipated results and financial condition in any such forward-looking
statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise. More information about these and other factors affecting
MarketAxess’ business and prospects is contained in MarketAxess’ periodic
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and can be accessed at

About MarketAxess

MarketAxess operates a leading electronic trading platform that enables
fixed-income market participants to efficiently trade corporate bonds and
other types of fixed-income instruments using MarketAxess’ patented trading
technology. Over 1,000 investor and broker-dealer firms are active users of
the MarketAxess trading platform, accessing global liquidity in U.S.
high-grade corporate bonds, European bonds, high yield and emerging markets
bonds, agency bonds, asset-backed and preferred securities and credit default
swaps. MarketAxess also offers a number of trading-related products and
services, including: market data to assist clients with trading decisions;
connectivity solutions that facilitate straight-through processing; technology
services to optimize trading environments; and execution services for
exchange-traded fund managers and other clients.

MarketAxess maintains its headquarters in New York and has offices in London,
Chicago, Salt Lake City, Hong Kong, Singapore and São Paulo. For more
information, please


Investor Relations:
MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
Tony DeLise, 212-813-6017
Media Relations:
MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
Florencia Panizza, 212-813-6029
William McBride & Associates
William McBride, 917-239-6726
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