Futures Accounts: The total amount of customer funds in futures accounts at US FCMs was recorded at $290.3 billion in the month of December. This was up 35.3% from a year ago but down 8.8% from March’s record-setting total. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in futures accounts was recorded at 51 in December, down from 54 a year ago and down from 55 five years ago.
Swaps Accounts: Customer funds held in cleared swaps accounts at US FCMs reached $142.3 billion in the month of December. December’s level was up 20.1% from December 2019 and up 158% from December 2015. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in cleared swaps accounts was recorded at 15 in December, down from 18 a year ago, with the withdrawal of Mizuho Securities, ADM Investor Services, and ED&F Man Capital Markets.
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.