FXSpotStream LLC, a provider of multibank FX aggregation service for spot FX trading, has published the key trading metrics for July 2021, reporting a monthly correction in institutional trading demand. But, the activities maintained the year-over-year uptrend.
The total trading volume on the institutional platform for last month came in at $1.05 trillion, while the average daily volume (ADV) stood at $47.9 billion. Though the ADV declined by 2.4 percent compared to the previous month, it strengthened by 18.6 percent on a year-over-year basis.
FXSpotStream volumes peaked in March 2020 as the total figure went beyond $1.37 trillion. Despite heavy corrections from the peak, the total volume on the platform surpassed the trillion-dollar mark four times, July being the latest.
Following the Industry Trend
The monthly drop-in July volumes on FXSpotStream came in line with other institutional platforms. Earlier today, Finance Magnates reported that volumes on Cboe FX went down by 2.4 percent last month. 360T and Euronext FX (formerly known as FastMatch also showed similar trends.
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Established in 2011, FXSpotStream is a bank-owned consortium. Along with its services in the spot forex market, the platform has extended services in the derivatives market.
Meanwhile, the company is focusing on expanding its services further. In June, it launched the much-anticipated support for FX Algos and Allocations over its API. FXSpotStream clients now have access to over 70 different Algos and more than 200 parameters, while the allocation services its clients on a pre and post-trade basis to send and allocate orders from multiple accounts at the same time.
Earlier, the company said that the introduction of the new services is a natural expansion of its existing products. Now, its team is focused on adding FX Algos and Allocations support over the GUI.