GMO Click Securities is now the largest retail forex broker in terms of volume (depending which time frame is used as calculation basis) however FXCM may soon resume its number one position as GMO’s volumes are decreasing since March. Early 2012 GMO’s volumes surged reaching as much as $389 billion/month (plus $20 billion more on its exchange) however ever since the volumes are gradually going down which is experienced by most other brokers in this market.
In August 2012 GMO’s OTC forex volume was $286 billion, 6.5% lower than July. Exchange volumes were in line with previous month.
The neck to neck forex race continues (GMO’s figures include OTC+exchange volume):