FX volumes traded on Thomson Reuters rise in September


NEW YORK, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Daily spot foreign exchangetrading volumes on Thomson Reuters dealing platformsrose in September from a month earlier, company data showed onMonday.

Average daily spot volumes were $110 billion in September,up 3 percent from $107 billion in August but down 17 percentfrom $133 billion in the same period a year ago.

On FXall, the electronic foreign exchange platform purchasedby Thomson Reuters last year, average daily volumes rose 14percent to $111 billion in September from $97 billion in August.Volumes were up 6 percent from September 2012 when they were at$105 billion.

Earlier this month, EBS, which competes with Thomson Reutersin the FX dealing business and is owned by ICAP, saidvolumes rose by 3 percent to $81.2 billion in September from$78.7 billion in August.

EBS is the leading liquidity provider for the euro, the yen and the Swiss franc.

Thomson Reuters platforms provide more liquidity for othercurrencies like the British pound and the Australian and Canadian dollars.

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