GMO Click registers 21.8% MoM drop in OTC Forex volumes in November

Japanese Forex giant GMO Click Securities, a subsidiary of GMO Click Holdings Inc (TYO:7177), has earlier today published its key operating metrics for November 2015, with the numbers revealing steep decreases in both OTC Forex and on-exchange Forex volumes.

In fact, November was even slower for Forex trading than October 2015, which was the weakest month for OTC Forex trading at GMO Click since August 2014.

Let’s examine the particular metrics for November 2015:

  • GMO Click reported OTC Forex volumes of JPY 67.42 trillion ($546 billion), down 21.8% from the result of JPY 86.19 trillion registered in October 2015.
  • OTC Forex volumes in November 2015 marked a drop of 41% from the result recorded in November 2014.
  • On the brighter side, the number of FX Neo accounts continued climbing and reached 423,915 at the end of November 2015.
  • The number of contracts traded on Click365, the on-exchange FX margin trading service, amounted to 365,620 in November 2015, down 15.8% from the result registered in October 2015 and down 42.7% from the result registered in November 2014.


GMO Click’s OTC Forex volumes (red line). Unit: trillion yen

To view the detailed operating metrics report by GMO Click for November 2015, click here.

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