FXCM August retail volumes rise 4% MoM to $329 billion; institutional volumes retstated


FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM), the globally regulated forex brokerage today announced customer trading metrics and volumes for August 2015 for its retail and institutional business. Volumes were up nicely in August for the retail segment both MoM and YoY. Another key reminder from the release stated that effective July 1, 2015 institutional clients trading via the FastMatch Platform became direct customers of FastMatch. Accordingly, FXCM’s trading metrics for July 2015 previously reported have been restated to exclude FastMatch volumes.

August 2015 Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations

Retail Customer Trading Metrics

  • Retail customer trading volume of $329 billion in August 2015, 4% higher than July 2015 and 10% higher than August 2014.
  • Average retail customer trading volume per day of $15.7 billion in August 2015, 14% higher than July 2015 and 10% higher than August 2014.
  • An average of 594,294 retail client trades per day in August 2015, 11% higher than July 2015 and 51% higher than August 2014.
  • Active accounts of 180,722 as of August 31, 2015, an increase of 1,145, or 1%, from July 2015, and an increase of 1,904, or 1%, from August 2014.
  • Tradeable accounts of 158,300 as of August 31, 2015, a decrease of 587 accounts, or 0.4% from July 2015, and a decrease of 41,077 accounts, or 21%, from August 2014.

 

 

Institutional Customer Trading Metrics

  • Institutional customer trading volume of $47 billion in August 2015, 27% higher than July 2015 and 20% lower than August 2014.
  • Average institutional customer trading volume per day of $2.3 billion in August 2015, 44% higher than July 2015 and 18% lower than August 2014.
  • An average of 34,957 institutional client trades per day in August 2015, 18% higher than July 2015 and 117% higher than August 2014.

You can find the restated customer trading metrics on FXCM’s website by clicking here, and official August release here.

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