Futures Accounts: The total amount of customer funds in futures accounts at US FCMs was recorded at $298.7 billion in the month of April. This was up 1.2% from the previous month but down 5.4% from the previous year. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in futures accounts was recorded at 51 in April, down from 53 a year ago and down from 54 five years ago.
Swaps Accounts: Customer funds held in cleared swaps accounts at US FCMs reached $144 billion in the month of April. April’s level was up 1.3% from the previous month but down 2.7% from April 2020. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in cleared swaps accounts was recorded at 15 in April, down from 18 a year ago, with the addition of Mizuho Securities and the withdrawal of ADM Investor Services, CHS Hedging, ED&F Man Capital Markets, and StoneX Financial.
Access the FIA FCM TrackerTM to view interactive visualizations covering monthly data reported to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission on customer funds held at US futures commission merchants.
- FIA Data