Tag: Fxspotstream


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 […]

Durrant to Join FXSpotStream

Henry Durrant is joining FXSpotStream in London in a sales position and starts in the role next Tuesday (October 1). He joins from 360TGTX where he worked in e-FX liquidity management having joined the firm as part of Deutsche Borse’s purchase of Gain GTX. Prior to that Durrant held e-FX roles at MUFG and Thomson […]

And Another Thing…

I am struggling to find someone who was not surprised by the BIS data on Monday, I think most of us who study the FX committee semi-annual data closely expected somewhere around the $6 trillion mark, but obviously it blew through that by another 10%. This very much reflects the growth in emerging markets to […]

FX and the Big Bang Theory

As electronic trading went mainstream, it created an explosion of growth in the market. But has this growth run out of steam? Galen Stops takes a look. The Big Bang Theory – in addition to being a popular American sitcom – is a well-known scientific thesis that posits the universe started with a small singularity […]

FX Platform Volumes Drop in July

The first group of FX platforms to report average daily turnover (ADV) for July indicate that volume in the market dropped sharply from June, however year-on-year data was slightly better. FXSpotStream reports ADV of $36.3 billion in all FX products, a 14.2% drop from June but a very healthy 31% increase from July 2018, while […]

Primary Venues See FX Uptick in May

Data from three primary FX venues has confirmed earlier releases from platforms indicating that while spot FX activity rebounded in May from a poor April, it remains lower around 20-25% lower year-on-year. Refinitiv says its platforms handled $86 billion per day in May, up 6.2% from April but down 19.6% from May 2018 and it […]

FX Trading Activity Ticked Up in March

It looks like there was an uptick in trading activity in March, as the first platforms to report trading volumes – FXSpotStream, Cboe FX and FastMatch – all reported higher month-on-month volumes.The average daily volume (ADV) traded on FXSpotStream was $37.8 billion in March, its second highest month ever and an 8.38% increase from the $34.8 billion it reported for February. It also represents a 37% increase compared to March 2018.CboeFX reported an ADV of $38.5 billion last month, up 11.6% from the $34.5 billion it reported in February, but largely flat year-on-year.