In support of its mission to promote better understanding of and greater transparency into the global derivatives markets, FIA publishes several types of statistics. These include levels of trading activity on exchanges and swap execution facilities as well as the number of clearing firms in the U.S. and the amount of customer funds held by these firms.
Recent Articles & Analysis
Data Spotlight - US futures brokers see large gains in customer funds
Futures brokers in the US are reporting large increases in the level of customer funds held in futures accounts. Total customer funds hit a record level of $370 billion in March and continued at a high level in April, and most brokers are reporting double-digit increases in customer funds compared to a year ago.CONTINUE READING
April 2022 stats on customer funds held at US FCMs
Futures Accounts: Customers continued to hold a very large amount of funds in futures accounts at US FCMs in April. The total amount reached $365.5 billion in April, down slightly from the record of $370 billion set in March 2022 but up 22% from a year ago and well above any other month in this data series.CONTINUE READING
April 2022 SEF trading activity
Trading volume on swap execution facilities reached $887.4 billion in average notional value per day during April 2022. This was down 21.7% from the previous month but up 18.8% from the same month of the previous year. Trading was down in every sector except for FRA trading.CONTINUE READING