GAIN Capital registers MoM rise in retail, institutional ADV in April 2016


Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) has just posted its key operating metrics for April 2016, with average daily volumes up and monthly trading volumes down from March 2016 levels.

While on the retail front, OTC average daily volume amounted to $12.2 billion, up 5% from March 2016, the monthly result of $255.8 billion was down 4.1% month on month. In the institutional segment, the ECN average daily volume was $7.8 billion, up 5.7% from March 2016, the monthly trading volume of $163.2 billion marked a decrease of 3.5% from March 2016.

In annual terms, the monthly trading volumes were lower than in April 2015.

You can view the detailed operating metrics for April 2016 below:

Retail Metrics

  • OTC average daily volume of $12.2 billion, an increase of 5.0% from March 2016 and a decrease of 30.2% from April 2015.
  • OTC trading volume of $255.8 billion, a decrease of 4.1% from March 2016 and 33.4% from April 2015.
  • Active OTC accounts of 140,286, an increase of 2.7% from March 2016 and a decrease of 4.4% from April 2015.

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Institutional Metrics

  • ECN average daily volume of $7.8 billion, an increase of 5.7% from March 2016 and 1.7% from April 2015.
  • ECN volume of $163.2 billion, a decrease of 3.5% from March 2016 and 2.9% from April 2015.
  • Swap Dealer average daily volume of $3.3 billion, an increase of 18.6% from March 2016 and 0.3% from April 2015.
  • Swap Dealer volume of $69.7 billion, an increase of 8.3% from March 2016 and a decrease of 4.3% from April 2015.

Futures Metrics

  • Futures average daily contracts of 36,488, an increase of 2.6% from March 2016 and 12.3% from April 2015.
  • Futures contracts of 766,254, a decrease of 2.1% from March 2016 and an increase of 12.3% from April 2015.
  • Active futures accounts of 8,931, an increase of 0.5% from March 2016 and 3.5% from April 2015.

You can view the full report from GAIN by clicking here.

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GAIN Capital registers MoM rise in retail, institutional ADV in April 2016

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