Futures Accounts: The total amount of customer funds in futures accounts at US FCMs reached $321.9 billion in September, down 9.2% over the last 12 months. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in futures accounts was recorded at 46 in September, down from 47 a year ago and down from 54 five years ago.
Swaps Accounts: Customer funds held in cleared swaps accounts at US FCMs reached $151.9 billion in the month of September. September’s level was down 4.3% from August 2023 and down 1.6% from September 2022. The number of FCMs holding customer funds in cleared swaps accounts was recorded at 12 in September, down from 13 a year ago, with Credit Suisse Securities dropping out.
FCM Ranking: JP Morgan Securities was the FCM with the most customer funds in September, with a total of $67.4 billion across swaps, futures and Part 30 accounts. Looking at just the 15 largest FCMs, Barclays Capital was the only FCM with an increase in customer funds compared to a year ago, with a growth of 4.1% to $32.2 billion.
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