Trading Volumes

Trading Volumes &
Execution Statistics

August 2020 Highlights

  • PrimeXM has registered a total of $868.08 billion in monthly trading volume in August across the 3 Data Center locations, comparing last month’s trading activities there was an MoM 7.6% decease taking into consideration there were 21 trading days.
  • The Average Daily Volume (ADV) in August was $41.33 billion, which represents an MoM 1.2% increase on ADV. The highest daily trading volume of the month was recorded on 11 August with $57 billion turnovers.  The total number of trades in August was 24.25 million.
  • 76% of the overall traded volume was consistently registered in our Data Center located in London LD4 on a monthly basis, close to $660 billion in notional value. The other 2 major Data Centers in TY3 and NY4 recorded a monthly trading volume of $105.29 billion and $102.88 billion, respectively.
  • XAUUSD remained as the favorite instrument of traders, total trading volume has reached $288.7 billion which represented a substantial growth of 33% compared to July and the highest so far in 2020. Major FX pairs EURUSD and GBPUSD continued to be the most popular trading instruments following XAUUSD with $151 billion and $97.6 billion.

August 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)
August 2020
868.08
41.33
24.25
July 2020
939.35
40.84
27.37
MoM % Change
-7.59%
1.20%
-11.40%

Data centre Statistics

Location Total Traded Volume ($ billion) Average Daily Volume ($ billion) Number of Trades (million)
UK - LD4
659.91
31.42
17.66
JP - TY3
105.29
5.01
3.72
US - NY4
102.88
4.90
2.87

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