GAIN Capital April retail volumes take a 5.5% drop compared with March


GAIN Capital (NYSE:GCAP), whose stock plummeted last week on the back of a weak Q1 financial report today reported certain operating metrics for the month of April 2014.

Retail metrics

  • Retail OTC trading volume of $174.4 billion, a decrease of 5.5% from March 2014 and an increase of 19.6% from April 2013.

  • Average daily retail OTC trading volume of $7.9 billion, a decrease of 9.8% from March 2014 and an increase of 19.6% from April 2013.

  • Active retail OTC accounts of 96,029, a decrease of 1.3% from March 2014 and an increase of 51.0% from April 2013.

  • Futures contracts of 641,641, an increase of 3.3% from March 2014 and an increase of 29.2% from April 2013.

  • Total funded accounts of 134,944, no change from March 2014 and an increase of 36.4% from April 2013.

Institutional metrics

  • Total institutional trading volume of $409.1 billion, a decrease of 7.4% from March 2014 and an increase of 29.5% from April 2013.

  • Average daily institutional volume of $18.6 billion, a decrease of 11.6% from March 2014 and an increase of 29.5% from April 2013.

  • GTX trading volume of $369.8 billion, a decrease of 8.5% from March 2014 and an increase of 17.1% from April 2013.

  • Average daily GTX volume of $16.8 billion, a decrease of 12.6% from March 2014 and an increase of 17.1% from April 2013.

Gain Capital April Volumes
Gain Capital April Volumes

Overall, the report is in line with a majority of firms for the month of April relative to the first 2 months of the quarter.

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