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.
Reuters and FXall volumes here