June 14, 2021 - FX Trading aggregator and bridge provider PrimeXM has reported FX volume figures for May 2021, recording a total of $941.64 billion in monthly trading volume across all 3 major Data Centre locations, representing a 4.19% on the previous month of April and a 6.45% YoY increase in trading activity (May 2020 $884.61 billion).
PrimeXM May Daily Volume
The Average Daily Volume (ADV) in May was $44.84 billion, an increase of 9.9% MoM increase compared to April 2021. The highest daily trading volume of the month was recorded on 19th May with $59.53 billion in volume. The total number of trades in May was 27.57 million.
PrimeXM year-To-Date Volume 2021
Over 76% of the total monthly traded volume was recorded in the PrimeXM LD4 Data Centre - with $719.19 billion in notional value traded. The Data Centre in NY4 remained in 2nd place consecutively for the third month with $140.41 billion in volume, which saw a significant 10.67% MoM growth.
PrimeXM Data Centre Statistics, May 2021
PrimeXM Overall Statistics, May 2021
XAUUSD has remained consistently the most popular instrument for traders for the past few months. Total trading volume reached $290 billion in May, a 12% MoM increase on April. Major FX pairs EURUSD and GBPUSD kept the 2nd and 3rd places consecutively, with a combined trading volume of $232 billion.
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