Institutional FX

Foreign exchange trading volumes dropped in December across Integral’s trading platforms as many traders were away on annual leave and currency markets saw a relatively quiet period. December volumes outpaced those of last year, though turnover is still down month-over-month.

Eurex, a global derivatives exchange, reported its operational metrics for December 2021, which were largely mixed on a yearly basis, but European interest rate derivatives were the standout performer.

CME Group (NASDAQ: CME), the holding company for CBOT, NYMEX, and COMEX exchanges, has just released its full-year, Q4 and December 2021 market statistics, which showed a solid performance across the group’s six product lines.

Sydney-based business of CMC Markets has appointed Johan Koo to a senior sales role within its institutional operations. He joins the group’s institutional arm, which provides a bespoke brokerage service for banks, brokers, funds and trading desks, with immediate effect.

Currency trading at Moscow Exchange (MOEX) continued its upward route in December. This was buoyed by a steady rise in volatility and coupled with a multi-year effort to bring new business to the platform. However, volumes remained well below its 2021 peak seen in November.

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