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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 […]

Mixed News from FX Platforms

FXSpotStream, Integral and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have released their first volume data for the year and it is a real mixed bag, with one up month-on-month but down year-on-year and the other two down from December but up from January 2019. FXSpotStream says its average daily volume was $37 billion in January, taking the 21 […]

And Another Thing…

It hasn’t taken long in the new year for an old favourite to roll around – platform sales. The rumour mill currently has two platforms in the process of being bought – obviously by unnamed exchange groups – and a third under consideration. I have learned to be cautious of such chatter and as I […]

EBS Hits a New Low Amidst Mixed News for CME

December was a mixed month for CME Group with the FX futures and options franchise seeing new highs but EBS hitting its lowest point since it started reporting numbers in 2007. Average daily volume (ADV) on EBS in spot FX was $56.9 billion per day in December. This was based upon a 22 day trading […]

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 October

The first group of FX trading platform providers to report results for October indicate it was a mixed month for providers with CboeFX seeing a slight rise in activity and three other venues small declines. CboeFX handled $31.7 billion per day in October, a 4.2% increase from September, but a 14.3% decline year-on-year. The platform […]

Kent Joins Flextrade

Profit & Loss understands that Tracey Kent has joined Flextrade in London as a sales director. She joins from FXSpotStream where she worked for just over a year as executive director, EMEA sales. Prior to FXSS, Kent worked for a short period of time at HC Tech as head of e-FX sales for Europe and […]