CLS FX trading activity | December 2021

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13 January 2022

1.64 USD trillion
Total daily traded volume submitted to CLS 
down 7% from December 2020

Keith Tippell
Global Head of Product

“In December 2021, we saw average daily traded volumes of USD1.64 trillion, a decrease of 7% compared to December 2020. Over the same period, FX spot and swap volumes decreased 9% and 7%, respectively, while FX forward volumes were up 6%.”

Average daily traded volume
submitted to CLS by product (USD trillion)*
November 2020 October 2021 November 2021
Forward 0.090 0.099 0.095
Swap 1.269 1.246 1.179
Spot 0.410 0.467 0.374
Total average daily traded volume submitted to CLS (USD trillion) 1.769 1.812 1.648

* 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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