GAIN Capital sees daily Forex volumes rise in August


One of the big players in the international online trading sector – Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP), has just reported its operating metrics for August 2015, with daily Forex volumes showing a rise in both monthly and annual terms, whereas the monthly achievement displayed a more diverse picture.

Average daily volumes of both the institutional and the retail operations of the brokerage rose – by 10% and 1.9% respectively from levels seen in July 2015. On the other hand, the monthly retail trading volumes were roughly unchanged from July levels, whereas the monthly institutional volumes fell 6.9% from the result recorded in July.

Below you can view GAIN’s metrics for August 2015:

Retail Metrics

  • OTC average daily volume of $16.9 billion, an increase of 10% from July 2015 and 93.3% from August 2014.
  • OTC trading volume of $354.3 billion, an increase of 0.5% from July 2015 and 93.3% from August 2014.
  • Active OTC accounts of 150,644, an increase of 1.3% from July 2015 and 62.1% from August 2014.

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Futures metrics

  • Futures average daily contracts of 35,140, an increase of 16.1% from July 2015 and 43.9% from August 2014.
  • Futures contracts of 737,937, an increase of 10.8% from July 2015 and 43.9% from August 2014.

Institutional Metrics

  • GTX average daily volume of $17.3 billion, an increase of 1.9% from July 2015 and 12.8% from August 2014.
  • GTX volume of $363.0 billion, a decrease of 6.9% from July 2015 and an increase of 12.8% from August 2014.

To view the official press release about the August 2015 metrics, click here.

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