CLS FX trading activity | August 2021

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26 October 2021

1.67 USD trillion
Total daily traded volume submitted to CLS
up 1% from USD1.665 trillion in August 2020

Keith Tippell
Global Head of Product

“In August 2021, we saw average daily traded volumes of USD1.67 trillion, an increase of 1% compared to August 2020. Changes varied by instrument; FX forward and FX swap volumes were up 2% and 4%, respectively, while FX spot volumes were down 5%.” 

Average daily traded volume
submitted to CLS by product (USD trillion)*
August 2020 July 2021 August 2021
Forward 0.078 0.084 0.079
Swap 1.190 1.241 1.233
Spot 0.387 0.420 0.367
Total average daily traded volume submitted to CLS (USD trillion) 1.665 1.745 1.679

* 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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