GMO Click Sets Another Record – Closes In On $1 Trillion

Another month, another record for GMO Click Securities. During the month, total volumes at the world's largest retail FX broker

Apparently I was a little too quick with the call they we wouldn’t be seeing record volume numbers from Japan this month. Following a 20% drop in trading at the Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX), expectations were for at least a small drop in FX activity taking place at Japanese brokers. Contrary to the TFX’s figures, GMO Click Securities, the world’s largest retail FX broker by volume has announced all-time record trading figures for May. During the month, total volumes were $945.2 billion, a 1.8% increase from the previous record set in April. Volumes in Japan continue to be assisted by aggressive monetary easing take place in the country.

Interestingly, the entire increase in volumes came from the broker’s OTC products as volumes rose to $934.9 billion from $913.7 billion the previous month. Tracking the decline of the TFX, trading of exchange traded Click 365 contracts at GMO declined 28.8% to $10.27 billion from $14.38 billion in April.

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GMO Click Volumes in $Billion
GMO Click Volumes in $Billion
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