Ranks – Top 10 Currency Traders

Ranks – Top 10 Currency Traders

Top 10 currency traders
% of overall volume, May 2012
Rank Name Market share
1 Germany Deutsche Bank 14.57%
2 United States Citi 12.26%
3 United Kingdom Barclays Investment Bank 10.95%
4 Switzerland UBS AG 10.48%
5 United Kingdom HSBC 6.72%
6 United States JPMorgan 6.6%
7 United Kingdom Royal Bank of Scotland 5.86%
8 Switzerland Credit Suisse 4.68%
9 United States Morgan Stanley 3.52%
10 United States Goldman Sachs 3.12%
Most traded currencies by value
Currency distribution of global foreign exchange market turnover
Rank Currency ISO 4217 code
(Symbol)
 % daily share
(April 2010)
1
United StatesUnited States dollar
USD ($)
84.9%
2
European UnionEuro
EUR (€)
39.1%
3
JapanJapanese yen
JPY (¥)
19.0%
4
United KingdomPound sterling
GBP (£)
12.9%
5
AustraliaAustralian dollar
AUD ($)
7.6%
6
SwitzerlandSwiss franc
CHF (Fr)
6.4%
7
CanadaCanadian dollar
CAD ($)
5.3%
8
Hong KongHong Kong dollar
HKD ($)
2.4%
9
SwedenSwedish krona
SEK (kr)
2.2%
10
New ZealandNew Zealand dollar
NZD ($)
1.6%
11
South KoreaSouth Korean won
KRW (₩)
1.5%
12
SingaporeSingapore dollar
SGD ($)
1.4%
13
NorwayNorwegian krone
NOK (kr)
1.3%
14
MexicoMexican peso
MXN ($)
1.3%
15
IndiaIndian rupee
INR (INR)
0.9%
Other 12.2%
Total[67] 200%

SOURCE:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_exchange_market



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