Japanese brokerage GMO CLICK Securities has just posted its monthly metrics ending in December 2014, showing a jump of about 8.3% month-over-month in FX volumes, beating October’s yearly highs.
In October 2014, GMO CLICK reported a record of about $970 billion (¥114.92 trillion) in FX volumes. December witnessed a new high for the year of over a trillion USD (¥123.78 trillion). In a yearly comparison, December 2014’s FX volumes are even more impressive, more than doubling December 2013’s volume (up 109%).
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In contradiction to the FX volume record, trading in exchange products on GMO’s Click 365 solution totaled only 580,093 contracts in December 2014, which is down from 637,639 contracts in the month of November (about a 9% drop month-over-month).