From an April 2013 survey by the RBA, released on the RBA website today.

Part of a global survey of 53 jurisdictions, coordinated by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

  • Australian dollar remains the fifth most traded currency
  • AUD share of turnover increasing by 1% t to around 8½ %
  • AUD/USD remains the fourth most traded currency pair

Activity in Australian OTC interest rate derivatives markets rose strongly over the three-year period, reflecting growth in turnover of both forward rate agreements and interest rate swaps.

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