Leading FX platforms report strong increases in volumes


Reuters, FXall and EBS have now all released their FX vols for Jan 2013, with a strong bounce in volumes.

The largest increase coming from EBS with a 54% increase.

The reported volumes are as follows:

EBS vols of $141bln/day (+54pct on Dec 12), and +28% YonY
Reuters
vols of $126bln/day (+24pct on Dec 12), and -1% YonY
FXall vols of $109bln/day  (+9pct on Dec 12), and +36% YonY

FXall looks like a record for daily volume.

The average increase of all three platforms being +28pct from Dec 2012, compared to the LeapRate retail FX volume index which shows an 18pct increase for the same period.

By contrast the BofE semi-annual FX vol survey released last in Jan showed a 6% decline in FX vols from Apr to Oct 12.

FX Vols for Reuters, EBS and FXAll

Reuters and FXall volumes here

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