Final Platforms Report October FX Volume
Posted by Colin Lambert. Last updated: November 14, 2021
The October FX volumes reporting period has been rounded out with Refinitiv and Integral unveiling activity levels and Deutsche Boerse reporting non-spot activity.
Refinitiv’s spot FX average daily volume (ADV) was $89 billion in October, unchanged from September, but up 12.7% year-on-year. There also growth in the non-spot arena for Refinitiv, with ADV at $360 billion, a 4% increase from September and up 7.8% year-on-year.
Elsewhere, Deutsche Boerse says overall FX ADV on its 360T platform was EUR 94.8 billion, down by 2.2% from September (360T traditionally does well at quarter ends), but up an impressive 20% from October 2020. 360T reported spot ADV (in dollars) earlier this month, and using a static exchange range The Full FXestimates this means the platform handled EUR 75.5 billion in non-spot products, down 2.3% from September but up 24.2% year-on-year.
Integral, meanwhile, which reports FX volume in all products and across its platforms, says it handled $50.5 billion per day in October. This is up 12.5% from September and up 15.3% year-on-year.