ECN volumes slide in becalmed FX markets

Subdued volatility appears to be weighing on trading activity

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Double-digit drops: FX trading at the start of 2019 has not managed to match the frenzied levels of early 2018

Trading volumes on foreign exchange electronic communication networks fell in February, as subdued volatility continues to weigh on trading activity in FX markets. Platforms experienced double-digit drops in average daily volumes (ADV), compared with upbeat trading activity at the beginning of 2018.

FXSpotstream stood alone in bucking the trend. The platform managed to make gains of 20.8% over year-ago trading levels, continuing a string of new volume highs hit over many of the intervening

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