CLS Group (CLS), the market infrastructure provider of risk mitigation services to the global FX market, has published its trading metrics for December 2015.
The average daily input volume submitted to CLS, combining the settlement and aggregation services, was 961,698 in December 2015, down 0.3% from 964,810 in November 2015. In annual terms, the drop was much more pronounced at 21.3%.
In the face of the decreases, we can still say that the December 2015 reading is higher than one would usually expect for this time of the year.
The average daily input value submitted to CLS was $4.47 trillion, up 1.4% from $4.41 trillion in November 2015. In annual terms, the comparison was less rosy, as the reading for December 2015 was 8.2% down from the reading for December 2014.
You can view the announcement from CLS by clicking here.