NEW YORK Jan 7 Average daily foreign exchange
spot volume traded on the EBS trading platform in December fell
4 percent from year-ago levels to $91.8 billion, parent company
ICAP said on Monday.
The average daily spot FX volume also fell month over month.
In November, volume was $103.8 billion.
At its peak in February 2008, EBS did more than $250 billion
in daily volume.
EBS, which competes with Thomson Reuters in the FX dealing
business, is the leading liquidity provider for the most widely
traded currencies - the euro, yen and Swiss franc.
Thomson Reuters is strong in so-called Commonwealth
currencies that include the British pound as well as Australian,
Canadian and New Zealand dollars.