FX flow data helps inform your directional trading strategy by enabling you to track the flow and volume of market participants to detect and/or generate trading signals.
Our FX flow dataset is available for spot, swap and outright forward FX instruments, helping to inform hedging strategies, reduce risk and enhance your risk-adjusted returns. FX flow data provides data illustrating aggregate flow between certain counterparty types: market makers and price takers; non-bank financial institutions and banks; funds and banks; and corporates and banks.
How "coreness" works
Measuring “coreness” helps identify market-makers and price-takers’ activity at an aggregate level to help inform trading decisions. Within the animation, market-makers with the most connections have the highest level of coreness and are represented by the highest “k” value.
The algorithm used to produce our flow data* help identify:
* The information in the CLSMarketData flow dataset does not constitute investment or financial advice and should not be relied upon as such, and CLS does not guarantee that the models and algorithms underlying the dataset have been validated.