October 14, 2020 - FX Trading aggregator and bridge provider PrimeXM has reported FX volume figures for September 2020.

Year To Date Volume


PrimeXM has recorded a total of $936.97 billion in monthly trading volume in September across the 3 major Data Center locations, representing a 7.94% MoM increase in trading activities.

September 2020 Daily Volume


The Average Daily Volume (ADV) in September was $42.59 billion, 3% higher than ADV of August.

September 2020 Overall Statistics

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The highest daily trading volume of the month was recorded on 21 September with $60.68 billion turnover. The total number of trades in September was 27.29 million.

September 2020 Data Centre Statistics

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In line with previous months’ figures, more than 75% of monthly trading volume was registered in the Data Center located in London LD4 – $705 billion in notional value. The other 2 major Data Centers in TY3 and NY4 recorded a monthly trading volume of $120.71 billion and $111.41 billion, respectively.

Top 15 Traded Instruments

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The most-traded instrument in September was XAUUSD with a total trading volume of $246.5 billion, a decrease of 15% compared to last month as gold prices traded lower during the course of September after it reached its peak in August. EURUSD was still the most popular FX pair being traded with $175.1 billion, more than 18% of overall volume in September.

See PrimeXM's Monthly ADV history and its relative performance against other venues by clicking here:

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