Tag: LeapRate Retail FX volume index

November 19, 2014 BY LeapRate Staff

LeapRate’s Retail FX Volume Index hits all time record in October at $360B ADV

Continuing a marked upturn since the summer, LeapRate’s Retail FX Volume Index climbed 6% in October to $360 billion ADV – making October 2014 the best month ever for retail forex brokers, besting June 2013’s record $341 billion. Several leading retail Forex trading platforms reported best-ever (or best-in-a-long-time) volume metrics for October such as: FXCM (first time…

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May 22, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

LeapRate’s Retail FX Volume Index dips 6% in April to $281B daily

Low volatility takes its toll. In what is becoming a very up-and-down year volume-wise (see graph below), Retail Forex brokers saw another down month in April. LeapRate's Retail FX Volume Index fell in April by more than 6% to $281 billion ADV, making April 2014 the slowest (non-December) month since November 2012. Institutional brokers generally…

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