Gain Capital June Retail FX volumes down 7%, but Institutional up to near all-time high


Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) announced their monthly metrics for June today, institutional volumes were the bright spot with Gain’s GTX platform getting more and more traction jumping 21.5% in trading vols YoY. To further bolster Gain’s offering in the industry they recently closed the deal on it’s acquisition of CFD advisory Galvan Research.

See the June volume details below…

Retail metrics

  • Retail OTC trading volume of $166.1 billion, a decrease of 7.4% from May 2014 and an increase of 7.3% from June 2013.
  • Average daily retail OTC trading volume of $7.9 billion, a decrease of 3.0% from May 2014 and an increase of 2.2% from June 2013.
  • Active retail OTC accounts of 94,261, a decrease of 1.0% from May 2014 and an increase of 47.0% from June 2013.
  • Futures contracts of 518,637, a decrease of 5.8% from May 2014 and an increase of 11.1% from June 2013.
  • Average daily futures contracts of 24,697, a decrease of 1.3% from May 2014 and an increase of 11.9% from June 2013.
  • Total funded accounts of 130,840, a decrease of 0.3% from May 2014 and an increase of 34.9% from June 2013.

Institutional metrics

  • Total institutional trading volume of $479.9 billion, an increase of 4.8% from May 2014 and an increase of 30.7% from June 2013.
  • Average daily institutional volume of $22.9 billion, an increase of 9.8% from May 2014 and an increase of 24.5% from June 2013.
  • GTX trading volume of $446.1 billion, an increase of 6.0% from May 2014 and an increase of 21.5% from June 2013.
  • Average daily GTX volume of $21.2 billion, an increase of 11.1% from May 2014 and an increase of 15.7% from June 2013.
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Recent volumes trending upwards from April lows across the FX industry

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