Futures Accounts: The total amount of customer funds in futures accounts at US FCMs was recorded at $295.1 billion in the month of March. This was down 0.8% from the previous month and down 7.3% from the record $318.3 billion reported in March 2020. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in futures accounts was recorded at 50 in March, 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 $142.2 billion in the month of March. March’s level was virtually unchanged from the previous month but down 7.3% from the record level of March 2020. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in cleared swaps accounts was recorded at 16 in March, down from 19 a year ago, with the withdrawal of ADM Investor Services, CHS Hedging, 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.
- FIA Data