Portfolio Trading

for credit bonds.

A game-changer for the Credit bond market

Trade large lists of buys and/or sells typically directed to a designated portfolio trader, and view aggregate level pricing and analytics on the whole package of trades.

Execution efficiency

Through the electronification of your portfolio trades, you’ll find better liquidity, reduce the risk of human error, ensure a more efficient information exchange and streamline your Excel-based workflow.

Listen to insights from Chioma Okoye and Ted Husveth on Portfolio Trading use cases, especially during periods of high market volatility.

Read our latest blog by Ted Husveth - Electronic Portfolio Trading Rewrites the Corporate Bond Liquidity Playbook

Read Iseult Conlin’s blog on portfolio trading – an innovative solution for corporate bonds.

Why portfolio trading?

  • Achieve fast and efficient execution on a large notional trade comprising multiple bonds
  • View aggregate level information on the whole package with Ai-Price, our advanced pricing tool, or the Tradeweb Composite price*
  • Evaluate spread/prices for hundreds of line items
  • Reduce the risk of human error inherent in an Excel-based workflow
  • Minimise information leakage by sending orders directly to a designated portfolio trader
  • Gain additional insights by running Tradeweb’s pre- and post-trade Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) on your portfolio

Tradeweb's Electronic Portfolio Trading Protocol

Watch our short animation that explains what electronic portfolio trading is, why and when you should consider using this solution, and how it works.

Portfolio trading for a range of Credit bonds


Available bonds:

Investment Grade and High Yield for U.S., European, Asian and Emerging Markets Credit bonds


Multi-directional trades supported; i.e. both buys and sells in one list


Up to six dealers can be included for competitive pricing and meeting your best execution requirements


Trade all portfolio items in one trade, or just a portion of the portfolio


Total proceeds, Weighted Average price and yield, composite difference, DV01


* Tradeweb Composite pricing used for European Credit, Ai-Price algo reference pricing used for U.S. Credit.

Portfolio Trading Has Met a Real Need on Buy-side Trading Desks

We've seen portfolio trading explode in the first eight months of the year at Tradeweb. Chioma Okoye, Director Product Manager European Credit at Tradeweb, explains how and why appetite has increased in her recent interview with Dan Barnes on Trader TV.

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