May 12, 2021 - FX Trading aggregator and bridge provider PrimeXM has reported FX volume figures for April 2021, recording a total of $897.59 billion in monthly trading volume across its 3 major Data Centre locations, showing a 15.18% Month-on-Month decrease in total trading volume.

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PrimeXM April Daily Volume

The Average Daily Volume (ADV) in April was $40.80 billion. The highest daily trading volume of the month was recorded on 19th April with $53.55 billion in turnover. The total number of trades in April was 27.03 million.

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PrimeXM Year-To-Date Volume

More than 75% of the total monthly traded volume was recorded in the PrimeXM Data Centre located in LD4 – with $673.42 billion in notional value traded. The Data Centre in NY4 has remained in 2nd place for the second month in a row with $126.75 billion traded, representing 2% MoM growth.

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XAUUSD has remained consistently the most popular instrument for traders for the past few months, with total trading volume reaching $251.9 billion in April ($305.2 billion in March 2021, a decline of 17.46%), representing over 29% of overall monthly trading volume. Major FX pairs EURUSD and GBPUSD kept 2nd and 3rd places with a combined trading volume of $259.8 billion.

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