Platform volumes dip in April, FastMatch breaks trend

As volatility dampens in April, FX volumes tick lower

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FX trading volumes: mixed in April – lower than March, but higher than a year ago

Volumes on electronic trading platforms fell in April, compared with the previous month, breaking the volatility induced uptick in FX volumes seen in the first quarter of this year.

However, all platforms experienced higher spot-trading volumes in April, compared with the same month of 2017.

FastMatch broke the trend to continue its upward progression, with volumes up on both a monthly and yearly basis – the only platform to achieve this. In April its average daily volumes stood at $19.4

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