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Platform Volumes Edge Higher: CboeFX Dips

The first group of platforms to report FX average daily volume (ADV) data indicate that activity was slightly higher in August from July, but was down year-on-year. FXSpotStream, which reports ADV is all products, not just spot, reports it handled $41.2 billion in August, up 2% month-on-month, but down 4.8% from August 2019 – a […]

FX Volumes Decline in July

The first group of platforms to report average daily volume (ADV) for July in spot FX indicate there was a pullback from June – with two reporting their second quietest month of the year to date. CboeFX reports ADV of $30 billion in July, a 13.3% decline from June, but a 9.1% year-on-year increase – […]

In the FICC of It

Colin Lambert flies solo on this week’s podcast, thanks to the sheer weight of news. So the agenda ticks quite a few “Lambert Boxes”, starting with his thoughts over the changing role of the Global Foreign Exchange Committee after this week’s virtual meeting, especially that group mentioning publicly, for the first time in a formal […]

FX Volume Recovers Slightly in May

After a largely expected pull back from the heights on March in April, the first group of FX platforms to report average daily volume (ADV) for May indicate that there was, with one exception, a small increase in trading. FXSpotStream reports ADV of $36.1 billion for May, a 6.3% increase on April and up 3.5% […]

FX Volumes Revert to Mean in April…and Then Some

As widely expected given the quieter nature of the month and major holidays, the first three FX platforms to report average daily volume (ADV) reveal a sharp drop back from March’s peaks. CboeFX reports ADV of $29.3 billion, a 46.7% decline from March and also a 7.7% drop year-on-year, this actually represents the third lowest […]

FX Platforms Hit New Peaks in March

As expected, FX platforms saw a leap higher in average daily volume (ADV) during the market’s version of March Madness, with the first five to report data hitting new highs as well as establishing new individual day records. Deutsche Borse’s 360T reports spot FX ADV of $36.9 billion, a 36.2% increase from February, which was […]

And Another Thing…

I mentioned in a recent column the increasing noise around fragmentation in equity markets, specifically end user frustration and unhappiness with it, but it is noticeable to me that the same discussion is gaining more volume in FX. Now I need to stress that this is not me (for about the 10th time) predicting consolidation […]

Platforms Hit New Highs as Return of FX Volatility Helps ADV

The surge in activity associated with the return of volatility towards the end of February has propelled Euronext FX, FXSpotStream and CboeFX to new daily volume highs. On Friday February 28, EuronextFX reported it handled $45.8 billion, exceeding its previous high water mark of $39.6 billion set on June 24, 2016. Meanwhile the firm’s Tape […]

Platform Volumes Recover in January

As to be expected the first round of FX platforms to provide volume data indicate that turnover increased from December, however two of the three did show a year-on-year decline. CboeFX says average daily volume (ADV) on its FX platforms was $33.6 billion, a 12.4% increase from December, but a 6.7% decline from the previous […]

In the FICC of It

There is plenty on the run sheet for this week’s podcast as Galen Stops quizzes Colin Lambert over a report that links FX swaps liquidity and spreads to spot. Lambert confesses to being a little puzzled over some of the statements in the report and willingly confesses to Stops’ accusation of him being an FX […]