Major platforms see increases in Feb volumes

All the major FX platforms have now reported their Feb 18 vols, with SpotStream leading the way up 10% to a new all time record of $28.8bn/day, whilst HotSpot also recorded a new all time record of $44.2bn/day.

Reuters Spot FX volumes recorded a 5% increase, although overall Reuters recorded a new record of $463bn/day driven by increased flows through their MiFID compliant MTF platform for Fwds, Swaps and NDFs.

Leading FX platforms ADV for Feb 18

Looking at the Year on Year (YoY) trends, we see that Hotspot and SpotStream have delivered the strongest performances, up 64% and 54% respectively, as can be seen in the chart below.

FX Platforms (Jan 18-Jan 17) % change in ADV monthly and YoY.

About Paul Blank

A career working in financial markets. Early career as an FX Trader, before moving on to e-Trading platforms and Fin-Tech solution providers. This blog looks at how evolving regulatory landscape impacts market participants across the capital markets, e-trading platforms/venues.
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