Futures Accounts: The total amount of customer funds in futures accounts at US FCMs was recorded at $286.1 billion in the month of January. This was up 36% from a year ago but down 10.1% from March’s record-setting total. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in futures accounts was recorded at 51 in January, down from 53 a year ago and down from 55 five years ago.
Swaps Accounts: Customer funds held in cleared swaps accounts at US FCMs reached $144.2 billion in the month of January. January’s level was up 20.6% from January 2020 and up 149.5% from January 2016. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in cleared swaps accounts was recorded at 16 in January, down from 18 a year ago, with the withdrawal of 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.