ICAP EBS volumes soar 22%; CME Group's FX futures volumes up 21%.
Adds Mitsubishi UFJ and Nomura as liquidity banks.
Do regulators have to also pay fines themselves for making administrative errors?
Although the fine remains shrouded in mystery as to what UFX was actually charged with doing.
NFA's plan to ban credit card or PayPal-type deposits to retail Forex and futures accounts looks likely to go ahead.
ICAP being investigated for possible role in helping banks in their efforts to rig interest rates.
Will Hotspot FX soon have a new owner?
Continues Saxo Bank's aggressive international expansion, at the same time that it is cutting costs.
The NFA (and those lobbying it) clearly looking to kill the Retail FX sector in the US.
However volume decrease was less than usual "December effect" drop.