Tag: Euronext FX

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 […]

Ainsworth Exits Euronext FX

Paul Ainsworth, global head of sales at Euronext FX (formerly Fastmatch) in New York, has left after more than four years with the firm. A replacement has not yet been named. According to Kevin Wolf, CEO of Euronext FX, Ainsworth has decided to “take some downtime out of the market, to spend time with his […]

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 […]

Crux and Euronext Sign FX Data Deal

Crux Informatics has entered an agreement with Euronext FX to enable broad market delivery of the latter’s FX market data. Crux is a cloud-based data delivery and operations platform that connects customers with data suppliers around the globe and will now enable any authorised data consumer to access Euronext FX market data through a number […]

Euronext FX Reports Lower ADV in 2019, Higher Revenues

Euronext reports 2019 spot FX trading activity on Euronext FX (formerly FastMatch), recorded average daily volumes of $18.3 billion during the year, down 9.2% from the $20.1 billion recorded in 2018. The exchange says volume was impacted by a low volatility environment throughout 2019. Meanwhile, spot FX trading generated €22.9 million of revenue in 2019, […]

Platform Volumes Suggest November Slowdown

Trading activity was down last month across the first set of FX trading platforms to publicly report their volumes. FXSpotStream reported an average daily volume (ADV) of $31 billion on its platform for November, down 7.2% from $33.4 billion the previous month and down 12.9% year-on-year. Cboe FX had an ADV of $28.5 billion last […]

Platforms Report Mixed Results for September

There’s been little by way of discernable trends amongst the trading volumes reported for September by the first set of FX trading platforms to do so publicly. Cboe FX reported an average daily volume (ADV) of $30.4 billion for September, down 8.2% from the $33.1 billion it reported in August and down 15% from the […]

White Joins Euronext FX

Ben White has joined Euronext FX as a sales director for EMEA. Based in London, White joins from State Street, where he had worked as an assistant vice president for EMEA sales for Currenex for over a year. Prior to that, White spent three years at Santander, most recently as an e-FX client associate. Before […]