Japanese brokerage GMO CLICK Securities has just posted its monthly metrics ending in January 2015, showing a jump of about 13.9% month-over-month in FX volumes, beating December 2014’s high mark.
The volumes reached in January 2015 was ¥140.92 trillion, well passed December 2014’s previous record of over a trillion USD (¥123.78 trillion). In a yearly comparison, January 2015’s FX volumes are even more impressive, almost doubling January 2014’s volume (up 70%).
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In contradiction to the FX volume record, trading in exchange products on GMO’s Click 365 solution totaled only 523,397 contracts in January 2015, which is down from 580,093 contracts in the month of December 2014 (about a 9.8% drop month-over-month).