FX platforms finish 2016 on a flat note versus the year before

Despite spikes in June and November, over-the-counter FX trading was subdued

Robust performance: over-the-counter FX trading was strong on exchanges

Foreign exchange volumes dipped in December to end 2016 on a down note, during a year that witnessed the greatest activity in the market, driven by political and regulatory events.

Nearly all reporting FX trading platforms saw average daily volumes jump substantially in November, on the back of the US presidential election that saw Donald Trump secure the keys to the White House. Volumes were also significantly higher than average in June, when the UK public voted in favour of leaving the Europe

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