Tag: 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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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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July 29, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

LeapRate Retail FX Volume Index increases 3% in June to a new record

The great reawakening of Japan's Retail Forex industry leads to a restatement of our index. LeapRate's Retail FX Volume Index, sponsored by Leverate, hit another all-time record in June, rising nearly 3% to $329 billion daily. Forex industry trading volumes continue to sit about 20%-25% above last year's levels. The increased activity in the retail FX…

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