January was a very strong month across the board in the FX world.
After a 2012 which many FX brokers want to forget, as low market volatility kept trading volumes low, 2013 has clearly begun with a bang. After healthy January volume reports from Forex ECN ICAP EBS and from the CME Group (FX futures) — as well as record volumes seen at leading Japanese retail FX broker GMO Click — we now get similarly strong January figures from Thomson Reuters, and its subsidiary FXall.
FXall had a best-ever month at $109 billion average daily volume, up 32% from last year January (and up 9% from December). Thomson Reuters’ FX spot volume came in at $126 billion daily in January — up 24% from December, but 1% below last year January.
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