Trading Volumes

Trading Volumes &
Execution Statistics

May 2021 Highlights

  • PrimeXM has recorded a total of $941.64 billion in monthly trading volume in May 2021 across the 3 major Data Center locations, which represents a 6.45% YoY increase in trading activities comparing last year’s $884.61 billion.

  • The Average Daily Volume (ADV) in May was $44.84 billion, a close to 10% MoM improvement. The highest daily trading volume of the month was recorded on 19th May with $59.53 billion turnovers. The total number of trades in May was 27.57 million.
  • Over 76% of the total monthly traded volume was recorded in our Data Center located in LD4 – $719.19 billion in notional value. The Data Center in NY4 has remained in 2nd place consecutively for the third month with a $140.41 billion, which saw a significant 10.67% MoM growth.
  • XAUUSD has remained consistently as the most popular instrument of traders for the past few months, total trading volume has reached $290 billion in May which represented a 12% MoM increase. Major FX pairs EURUSD and GBPUSD kept the 2nd and 3rd places with a combined trading volume of $232 billion.

May Daily Volume

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Year to Date (YTD)

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Monthly Overall Statistics

Month Total Traded Volume ($ billion) Average Daily Volume ($ billion) Number of Trades (million)
May 2021
941.64
44.84
27.57
April 2021
897.59
40.80
27.03
MoM % Change
4.91%
9.90%
2.00%

Data centre Statistics

Location Total Traded Volume ($ billion) Average Daily Volume ($ billion) Number of Trades (million)
UK - LD4
719.19
34.25
21.00
JP - TY3
82.04
3.91
3.22
US - NY4
140.41
6.69
3.35

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