CLS FX trading activity | April 2021

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17 May 2021

1.77 USD trillion
Total daily traded volume submitted to CLS
down 10.4% compared to March 2021

Keith Tippell
Global Head of Product

“In April 2021, we saw average daily traded volumes of USD1.77 trillion, up 14% compared to April 2020. Over the same period, we saw significant increases for USD/JPY, GBP/USD and USD/CAD of 12%, 15% and 11%, respectively."

Average daily traded volume
submitted to CLS by product (USD trillion)*
April 2020 March 2021 April 2021
Forward 0.086 0.117 0.090
Swap 1.085 1.377 1.269
Spot 0.379 0.483 0.413
Total average daily traded volume submitted to CLS (USD trillion) 1.550 1.977 1.772

* Due to rounding, numbers presented throughout the document may not add up precisely to the totals provided and percentages may not precisely reflect the exact figures.

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