Daily currency trading volumes bounce to $5.0 trillion in Feb -CLS

March 15, 2016 2:18 PM

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LONDON, March 15 Global currency trading volumes topped $5 trillion a day for the first time in eight months in February, helped by a volatile start to 2016 which has seen vigorous trading in a number of the biggest currency pairs.

Data from settlement company CLS - accounting for more than 90 percent of the world's single biggest financial market - showed volumes rose 3.3 percent from $4.84 trillion in January.

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