CLS FX trading activity | May 2021
1.80 USD trillion
Total daily traded volume submitted to CLS
up 21% from USD1.489 trillion in May 2020
Global Head of Product
"In May 2021, we saw average daily traded volumes of USD1.80 trillion – an increase of 21% year-on-year. There were overall increases across all instruments with FX spot, FX forward and FX swap volumes up 11%, 18% and 25%, respectively, compared to the same month last year.
Most major currency pairs were also up, with significant increases for EURUSD, USDJPY and USDCAD of 11%, 20% and 29%, respectively, compared to May 2020."
|Average daily traded volume
submitted to CLS by product (USD trillion)*
|May 2020||April 2021||May 2021|
|Total average daily traded volume submitted to CLS (USD trillion)||1.489||1.778||1.798|
* 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.