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KCG Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KCG) today released trade volumes for the month of May 2017.
In Market Making, KCG averaged $27.7 billion volume traded (up 5% from April’s $26,343 billion), 8.7 billion shares traded, and 3.4 million trades per day in U.S. equities.
In Global Execution Services:
- KCG Institutional Equities averaged 202.7 million U.S. equity shares traded per day
- KCG BondPoint averaged $337.8 million fixed income par value traded per day
As for the overall market conditions in May, consolidated U.S. equity volume averaged $268.3 billion in dollar volume and 6.7 billion shares traded per day. The realized volatility for the S&P 500 was 4.6.
In May there were 22 trading days in U.S. equities and 21.5 in fixed income.