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HotSpot reports March 2012 figures, volume slightly lower

by Michael Greenberg
    HotSpot reports March 2012 figures, volume slightly lower
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    In March 2012, Average Daily Volume (ADV) decreased slightly by less than 1% to $58.9 billion vs. February, resulting in a total of $1,295.0 billion transacted. On a Year-over-Year (YoY) basis, Hotspot FX continued to be an exception to general trends in the marketplace, reporting a solid 7.3% increase in March YoY volumes and a 1.1% increase in Q1 YoY volumes. In terms of performance in relation to publicly reported spot FX volumes (ICAP/EBS, Reuters, Hotspot FX), Hotspot FX continues to gain market share, accounting for 10.2% in March 2012 (8.3% Mar 2011) and 9.8% in Q1 2012 (8.5% Q1 2011), both our highest levels to date.

    MAR 2012 Statistics:

    • Hotspot FX posted an ADV of $58.9 billion. (based on 22 trading days)
      • ADV remained virtually unchanged (- 0.7%) versus February 2012. (February 2012 ADV: $59.3 billion)
      • ADV climbed 7.3% versus March 2011. (March 2011 ADV: $55.2 billion)
    • Total Volume: $1,295.0 billion.

    Q1 2012 Statistics:

    • Q1 2012 ADV of $55.7 billion. (based on 65 trading days)
      • ADV rose 3.3% vs. Q4 2011. (Q4 2011 volume: $53.9 billion)
      • ADV increased 1.1% vs. Q1 2011. (Q1 2011 ADV: $55.1 billion)
    • Total volume was $3,620.2 billion.

    Monthly Statistics:

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    USD Dollar Value TradedAverage Daily Volume (ADV)
    Mar-12$1,295.0 Billion$58.9 Billion
    Mar-11$1,270.5 Billion$55.2 Billion

    Quarterly Statistics:

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    USD Dollar Value TradedAverage Daily Volume (ADV)
    Q1 2012$3,620.2 Billion$55.7 Billion
    Q1 2011$3,525.2 Billion$55.1 Billion

    In March 2012, Average Daily Volume (ADV) decreased slightly by less than 1% to $58.9 billion vs. February, resulting in a total of $1,295.0 billion transacted. On a Year-over-Year (YoY) basis, Hotspot FX continued to be an exception to general trends in the marketplace, reporting a solid 7.3% increase in March YoY volumes and a 1.1% increase in Q1 YoY volumes. In terms of performance in relation to publicly reported spot FX volumes (ICAP/EBS, Reuters, Hotspot FX), Hotspot FX continues to gain market share, accounting for 10.2% in March 2012 (8.3% Mar 2011) and 9.8% in Q1 2012 (8.5% Q1 2011), both our highest levels to date.

    MAR 2012 Statistics:

    • Hotspot FX posted an ADV of $58.9 billion. (based on 22 trading days)
      • ADV remained virtually unchanged (- 0.7%) versus February 2012. (February 2012 ADV: $59.3 billion)
      • ADV climbed 7.3% versus March 2011. (March 2011 ADV: $55.2 billion)
    • Total Volume: $1,295.0 billion.

    Q1 2012 Statistics:

    • Q1 2012 ADV of $55.7 billion. (based on 65 trading days)
      • ADV rose 3.3% vs. Q4 2011. (Q4 2011 volume: $53.9 billion)
      • ADV increased 1.1% vs. Q1 2011. (Q1 2011 ADV: $55.1 billion)
    • Total volume was $3,620.2 billion.

    Monthly Statistics:

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    USD Dollar Value TradedAverage Daily Volume (ADV)
    Mar-12$1,295.0 Billion$58.9 Billion
    Mar-11$1,270.5 Billion$55.2 Billion

    Quarterly Statistics:

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    USD Dollar Value TradedAverage Daily Volume (ADV)
    Q1 2012$3,620.2 Billion$55.7 Billion
    Q1 2011$3,525.2 Billion$55.1 Billion
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