January 07, 2022 - FX Trading aggregator and bridge provider PrimeXM has reported its volume figures for December 2021, with a total of $1.05 trillion in monthly trading volume across its 4 Data Centres, a 21% Year on Year increase compared to December 2020's $866.46 billion.

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PrimeXM's Daily Volume, December 2021

The Average Daily Volume (ADV) in December was $45.65 billion. The highest daily trading volume of the month was recorded on 15th December with $66.34 billion in volume. The total number of trades in December was 31.10 million, an over 24% Year on Year increase on December 2020's 25.17 million trades.

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PrimeXM's Monthly Overall Statistics , December 2021

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PrimeXM's Monthly Data Centre Statistics , December 2021

More than 81% of the total monthly traded volume was recorded in PrimeXM's Data Center located in LD4 – $851.92 billion in notional value. Another $115.07 billion passed through NY4 and the data center in TY3 has processed $81.32 billion. PrimeXM's SG1 data center saw more than $1.75 billion in trading activity.

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PrimeXM's Top 15 Most Active Instruments, December 2021

XAUUSD continued as the most actively traded instrument during December with $272.5 billion in notional value, approximately 24% of the overall monthly volume. (Seasonal trading conditions around the holiday period will largely account for December's $272.5 billion being a 25.9% reduction on the previous month of November, where trading in XAUUSD totalled $367.7 billion).

EURUSD remained in 2nd place with $136.4 billion and the US30 index has occupied 3rd place for the 2nd month in a row with $128.2 billion in volume.

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