Futures Accounts: The total amount of customer funds in futures accounts at US FCMs was recorded at $308.7 billion in the month of May. This was up 3.4% from the previous month but down 1.8% from the previous year. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in futures accounts was recorded at 51 in May, 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 $142.6 billion in the month of May. May’s level was down 1% from the previous month and down 1.3% from May 2020. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in cleared swaps accounts was recorded at 15 in May, down from 17 a year ago, with the addition of Mizuho Securities and the withdrawal of 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