GMO Click sees October OTC Forex volumes hit lowest level since August 2014

Japanese Forex giant GMO Click Securities, a subsidiary of GMO Click Holdings Inc (TYO:7177), has just published its key operating metrics for October 2015, with over-the-counter and on-exchange trading volumes staging a steep drop.

OTC Forex volumes marked their lowest level since August 2014, when the result stood at humble JPY 50.27 trillion.

Let’s take a look at the particular metrics:

  • GMO Click reported OTC Forex volumes of JPY 86.19 trillion ($709 billion) in October 2015, down 34.3% from the JPY 131.16 trillion registered in September 2015.
  • OTC Forex volumes in October 2015 showed a drop of 25% from the result recorded in October 2014.
  • On the brighter side, the number of FX Neo accounts kept rising and reached 420,740 at the end of October 2015.
  • The number of contracts traded on Click365, the on-exchange FX margin trading service, amounted to 434,293 in October 2015, down 25.4% from the result registered in September 2015 and down 31.5% from the result registered in October 2014.


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

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

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