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Dark Pool Volume Down, Share Up in 2012

Traders Magazine Online News, January 29, 2013

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

Daily volume on U.S. dark pools dropped 12.5% in 2012, to 860 million shares a day, on average, according to Rosenblatt Securities. But the year over year decline fell to 2% in December and dark pools’ share of total equities trading picked up, as volume on lit exchanges fell more sharply.

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