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FX news: EBS trade numbers break records

Talk about hot off the keyboard.

We hear from EBS that a record number of deals were done in a minute on the platform yesterday (Thursday March 3).

At 13.33, a total of 3,685 deals across all currency pairs (we’re guessing EUR/USD was a significant contributor) were transacted.

The previous record – 2,990 deals in a minute – was set just after last month’s non-farm payrolls on February 4. It’ll be interesting to see if the new record lasts today.

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