Thomson Reuters reporting spot FX volumes up 8% in August

Thomson Reuters reported their FX volumes today, with spot FX ADV volumes coming in at $107 bln, up from July’s $99 bln, for an 8% jump MoM. August 2013’s spot FX ADV stood at $111 bln, a 3.6% decrease YoY.

Other volumes which includes the Thomson Reuters SEF platform and forwards, swaps, options and non-deliverable forwards came in at $248 bln, up 1.2% from July. August 2013’s other volumes came in at $190 bln, a 30.5% increase YoY. The big yearly increase comes mostly on the back of growing SEF usage.

Overall volume combined was $355 bln, up from the July total of $344 bln, a 3.19% increase MoM, and up 17.9% from August 2013’s $301 bln.


Each month Thomson Reuters publishes combined average daily volumes for its FX electronic trading platforms Matching, FXall and the Thomson Reuters SEF. The volumes figures cover all spot, forwards, swaps, options and non-deliverable forwards traded on those platforms.



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