Tag: October volume metrics

November 25, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

LeapRate Retail FX Volume Index climbs 1% in October to $286B daily

Retail forex volumes remained strong in October despite institutional FX slowdown. October was somewhat of a strange month in the forex world -- at least as far as trading volumes go. While all major institutional FX ECN platforms -- including Thomson Reuters, FXall, ICAP EBS (LON:IAP) and the CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) -- reported declining volumes, retail…

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November 12, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Japan FX trading volumes down as Mrs. Watanabe turn to stocks

Volumes will only pick up when we see volatility in the Japanese Yen return The well-known personality of Mrs. Watanabe as the housewife who sits at home and trades the forex market might be turning to other assets to realize gains following the reduction in volatility of JPY pairs. Japanese forex brokerages had reported earlier…

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November 03, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Moscow Exchange FX volumes down 5% in October

Hard to believe it is November already, and October FX trading volumes are beginning to pour in. First to report this month is the Moscow Exchange, which reports a 5% decline in October volume metrics from September levels, at RUB 13.8 trillion ($430 billion) for the month. Moscow Exchange volumes are, as one would expect,…

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