GMO Click registers 8.9% MoM drop in OTC Forex volumes in July 2015

Japanese Forex broker GMO Click Securities, part of GMO Click Holdings Inc (TYO:7177), earlier today reported its operating metrics for July 2015, with over-the-counter Forex volumes markedly lower than in June 2015, but on-exchange trading activity registering a month-on-month rise.

GMO Click reported OTC Forex volumes of JPY 112.94 trillion ($910.6 billion) for July 2015, down 8.9% from the JPY 123.9 trillion in volumes recorded in June 2015, which was a very strong month for the Japanese broker.

OTC Forex volumes in July 2015 compared favourably with the result of JPY 40.25 trillion registered in July 2014. The rise in annual terms is 180.6%.

The number of Forex Neo accounts rose in annual and monthly terms – the increase from June 2015 levels is 1%.

On-exchange trading gathered pace in July 2015, as the number of contracts traded on Click365 reached 551,337, up 0.5% from June 2015 levels and up 133% from July 2014.

The number of Click365 accounts also registered a small month-on-month rise (+1.3%) and reached 300,872 at the end of July 2015.


GMO Click’s OTC Forex volumes. Unit: trillion yen.

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

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