Integral, a foreign exchange market focused tech company, reported its average daily volumes (ADV) for July of this year on its OCX platform today. According to the results, the company saw an increase of 17 per cent year-on-year across its market segments.
On Integral OCX, the ADV reached $35.3 billion in July this year. This was a gain of 17 per cent when compared to the same period last year. However, it was less than June’s year-over-year growth of 30 per cent. Nonetheless, it was still a strong gain for the company.
The trading value reflects the single count trading volumes originating from BankFXTM, MarginFXTM , InvestorFXTM, and Integral MTFTM. This is for all transaction types, which includes spot, forwards and swaps.
Integral sees strong performance June
During the first six months of the year, trading at Integral has been consistently strong. However, this is rather at odds with the forex markets which, due to low volatility and increasing trade tensions in the US, have seen on average lower levels of trading activity in the past couple of months.
Some of the main currency pairs, such as EUR/USD and GBP/USD have particularly borne the brunt of the lower volatility levels. When looking at Investing.com’s volatility index, the first quarter of this year has had the highest levels of volatility on average.
As a result, June was overall a lacklustre month for forex trading. However, that didn’t seem to bother Integral, which recorded a 30% year-on-year growth in the month. When compared to May, this was an increase of 2.8%.
Integral was founded in 1993 and maintains development, support, and sales offices in Palo Alto, New York, London, Tokyo, Singapore, and Bangalore. The OCX is a cloud-based platform that aims to increase the efficiency and yield for brokers.