FXSpotStream April FX volumes down 11% MoM to $24.6 billion ADV

After reporting record trading volumes throughout Q1, multibank FX aggregation service FXSpotStream has announced that April volumes came in at $24.6 billion ADV, down 11% from March’s $27.5 billion.

However, in the big picture, April was still FXSpotStream’s third best month ever. By comparison, FXSpotStream’s previous volume record coming into 2018 was $23.9 billion ADV in September 2017. By another comparison measure, FXSpotStream averaged $19.5 billion in daily volumes during 2017. On a year-to-year basis, volumes were up 44% over last year.

Total Volume* Avg Daily Volume (ADV) ADV Change MoM
ADV Change YoY Trading Days
Apr-18 $515,696 $24,557 -10.9% +43.5% 21
Mar-18 $606,011 $27,546 -4.5% +46.7% 22
Feb-18 $576,631 $28,832 +9.5% +54.1% 20
Jan-18 $579,463 $26,339 +32.8% +39.7% 22
* Volumes in USD millions, single count, for all streaming and matching products.

FXSpotStream is a bank owned consortium operating as a market utility, providing the infrastructure that facilitates a multibank API and GUI to route trades from clients to Liquidity Providers. FXSpotStream provides liquidity from 13 leading global banks – BofA Merrill Lynch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank AG, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered, State Street and UBS.

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