KCG sees market making volumes drop 13.8% MoM in February 2016

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) has just published its operating metrics for February 2016, with the month bringing a double-digit month-on-month decline in market making volumes for the company.

In Market Making, KCG averaged $31.2 billion dollar volume traded, 4.4 billion shares traded, and 4.3 million trades per day in U.S. Equities. The result is 13.8% below the reading of $36.2 billion registered in January 2016.

In Global Execution Services:

  • KCG Institutional Equities averaged 283.8 million U.S. equity shares traded per day, down from 296.8 million registered in January 2016.
  • KCG BondPoint averaged $182.3 million fixed income par value traded per day, up from $176.7 million in January 2016.

Regarding the overall market conditions in February, consolidated U.S. equity volume averaged $309.7 billion in dollar volume and 8.8 billion shares traded per day. The realized volatility for the S&P 500 was 18.9, markedly down from the reading of 24.5 registered in January 2016.

You can view the full announcement from KCG by clicking here.

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