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
June 2022 stats on customer funds held at US FCMs
Customers continued to hold a very large amount of funds in futures accounts at US FCMs in June. The total amount of customer funds in futures accounts at US FCMs reached $357.7 billion in June, up 19.4% over the last 12 months.CONTINUE READING
June 2022 SEF trading activity
Trading volume on swap execution facilities reached $878.6 billion in average notional value per day during June 2022. This was down 5.7% from the previous month but up 1.4% from the same month of the previous year. Trading was down in every sector except for FX and non-FRA trading.CONTINUE READING
Data Spotlight – EEX natural gas futures illustrates commodity volatility
Commodity market disruptions have impacted trading activity in a host of derivative contracts, and caused challenges for many different market participants across 2022. To help illustrate some of the most dramatic changes in trading behaviors, FIA has compiled a list of active commodity derivative contracts that have seen significant spikes in open interest over the prior year.CONTINUE READING