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Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) has published their Forex volume metrics for November 2016, with spot FX volumes rising to $101 billion, up 6.3% MoM from October’s $95 billion.
This was the platforms best performing month since June for spot volumes (see chart above) where ‘Brexit’ volatility saw 3x the normal volume the Friday of the vote during the summer month. Of course, last month was buoyed by the U.S. Elections which provided above average volatility.
Other volumes including swaps, forwards and options averaged $258 billion in November 2016, down 4% MoM from October’s $269 billion.
As a result of combined segment performance, the total November ADV MoM change was off 1.3% to $359 billion from October’s $365 billion.