Thomson Reuters has reported its volumes for the month ending April 2015, which were characterized by declining volumes MoM from March 2015, according to a Thomson Reuters statement.
The lackluster volumes in April could not build off of a sterling performance back in March 2015, having yielded total foreign exchange (FX) average daily volume (ADV) of $402 billion, or 13.2% above February 2015, and 8% higher than the corresponding figure posted in the same period in 2014.
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For the month ending April 2015, ADV for FX trading on Thomson Reuters platforms came in at just $369 billion, or a fall of -8.2% MoM. Over a yearly timeframe, total ADV managed to jump 5.1% MoM from $351 billion in April 2014.
More specifically, average daily spot FX volume was only $118 billion in April 2015, down -10.6% from $132 billion in March 2015. However, when weighed against its yearly counterpart, spot FX volume managed to rise 14.5% YoY from $103 billion in April 2014.