Tag: retail Forex volumes

November 17, 2014 BY LeapRate Staff

Mid-month Retail Forex volumes report – November holding steady

With the British Pound and the Japanese Yen tumbling, the Australian Dollar strengthening and the all-important EURUSD pair bouncing around, retail forex volumes have remained fairly robust during the first half of November after fairly spectacular volume metrics reported in September and October. We know that September and October's record trading volumes for some of…

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October 29, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Peek at October Forex Industry Volumes - slow second half

LeapRate Exclusive... In discussions with a variety of retail forex brokers as well as institutional FX platforms, we have been getting a very uniform response to the question 'how has October gone for you so far'. With September's near-record FX volumes still fresh in the rear view mirror for most in the industry, October started…

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October 15, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

US Retail Forex client assets drop $12M in August

After a surprising 7% (or $41 million) rise in July, client assets held by regulated US retail forex brokers continued their slow but steady decline in August, shedding 2%, or $12.3 million. Total client assets held now sit at $619.7 million, as at August 31, 2014. The industry remains fairly concentrated, with the 'big three'…

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July 16, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Mid-month Retail Forex volumes report - July looking slow

Not exactly the news which many in the retail forex world were looking for, but it looks like July will not provide any respite from the low-trading-volumes environment we've seen so far in the first half of 2014. The (northern hemisphere) summer months are traditionally slow in the trading world, and so far it looks…

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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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