Thomson Reuters spot FX volumes down 1.8% MoM; 4th monthly decline in a row

Daily FX Spot volumes averaged $108 billion in June, down 1.8% from May’s $110 billion, as Thomson Reuters spot FX platform saw its fourth continuous month of decline in trading activity last month. However, the forwards, swaps, options and non-deliverable forwards market on Reuters platforms performed well in June showing steady increase month-over-month from $243 billion to $267 billion for a 9.9% rise.

Total Forex related volumes clocked in at $375 billion, the 3rd highest total in the first half of 2015, with March’s $402 billion and January’s $398 billion coming in higher then June.

Check out the the chart below:

TR-FX-ADV-Chart-June-2015 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.

To view historic Thomson Reuters Forex metrics, click here.

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