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Volume Data Indicates Decent June for Platforms

The first group of FX average daily volume data indicates that platforms has a decent end to the first half of 2020, registering their third highest numbers of 2020. FXSpotStream reports ADV of $43.3 billion in June, the platform’s third highest this year, indeed in its history. This represents volume is all FX products and […]

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% […]

SocGen Joins FXSpotStream

Societe Generale has become the 15th liquidity provider to join FX SpotStream – it joins just months after Barclays was unveiled as LP number 14. “After announcing the addition of Barclays last quarter, we continue the momentum and are pleased to welcome Societe Generale as the 15th liquidity provider on our Service – we expect […]

Volatility’s Comeback – The Infrastructure

At Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London on April 29th, the second session looked at industry infrastructure, notably, what was the number one takeaway from the events of February and March?  The second session looked at what panelists saw as the main challenges around connectivity, market data and messaging. David Lyons, COO of EuronextFX; David […]

Further FX Platforms Report ADV Drop in April

Following the first group of platforms to report average daily volume for FX markets in April, the primary venues as well as FXSpotStream and Integral have also posted month-on-month declines – the latter two saw year-on-year increases, however for the primaries there were drops. Refinitiv says that spot FX ADV across its platforms was $79 […]

In the FICC of It Special

For this podcast special, Colin Lambert is joined by Alan Schwarz, CEO of FXSpotStream for a fascinating look inside a business operating in stressful conditions. That FX markets are volatile and volumes are high is obvious to anyone but Schwarz is able to put some numbers on the issue – and they are quite staggering […]

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 […]

Barclays Joins FXSpotStream

Barclays has become the 14th bank available to clients connected to FXSpotStream’s price streaming service. The bank joins existing liquidity providers, BofA Merrill Lynch, MUFG Bank, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered, State Street and UBS. “We are delighted to have Barclays join the existing liquidity […]