GAIN Capital has today released its monthly operating metrics for the month of February 2014 – slowdown across the board
GAIN Capital has experienced a considerable downturn in trading volumes during February this year, indicating a 20.3% decrease in retail OTC trading from January 2014 at $169.3 billion, although when compared to the same period one year previous, represents an increase of 17.9% from February 2013.
Average daily retail OTC trading volume for February this year stood at $8.5 billion, representing a decrease of 12.4% from that of January 2014 and an increase of 17.9% from February 2013.
The number of active retail OTC accounts held at GAIN Capital during February were 98,955, a figure virtually unchanged from that of January 2014, however amounting to a substantial increase of 62.3% from February 2013’s figures.
Futures Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs) for February were 17,065, an increase of 11.7% from January 2014 and an increase of 15.8% from the same period one year previous.
GAIN Capital had 133,044 funded accounts during February this year, which is very similar to that of January 2014, however representing an increase of 54.9% from February 2013.
Total institutional trading volume for February stood at $412.7 billion, which is a decrease of 16.4% compared to the previous month and an increase of 34.9% from February 2013.
Average daily institutional volume for February amounted to $20.6 billion, also denoting a decrease, this time 8.1%, compared with January 2014 however an increase of 34.9% over February 2013’s results was attained.
GTX trading volume was $370.8 billion during February,, a decrease of 15.2% from January 2014 and an increase of 21.2% from February 2013, whilst average daily GTX volume was $18.5 billion, demonstrating a decrease of 6.7% from January 2014 and an increase of 21.2% from February 2013.