September 28, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

GTX teams with Nightberg to provide market strategy service to FX clients

Another piece of news from GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) we learned that GTX, the institutional foreign exchange trading arm of GAIN and Nightberg, an independent macro strategy firm founded by former hedge fund strategists, are partnering to distribute Nightberg’s full suite of investment research to institutional FX traders. The product will be provided on…

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July 19, 2016 BY Mike Fox

GAIN Capital launches new website for FOREX.com

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP), a global provider of online trading services, today launched a refresh of its global retail FX brand, FOREX.com, which includes a new visual identity and updated online presence. In addition, the brand refresh has officially launched for FOREX.com's Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) regulated service in Canada, which will…

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July 11, 2016 BY Mike Fox

GAIN Capital volumes up 3.7% MoM to $231.7 billion; institutional rises 40%

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) today reported volume operating metrics for the month of June 2016. It looks like due to slashing of leverage and increase of margin requirements respectively, June did not provide the boon to volumes we saw at the big Wall Street institutional venues during the EU referendum. Last year "Grexit" also…

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April 25, 2016 BY Mike Fox

President of Retail at GAIN Capital Samantha Roady sells 20k shares

A quick note as today we learned from the latest SEC filings Form 4 that Samantha Roady, President of the Retail business at GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP) unloaded 20,000 shares at $7.00 a pop. The trade on the date of the transaction, April 20th, cashed out $140,000 in total. As of now, Samantha Roady now owns 220,795…

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December 09, 2015 BY Mike Fox

GAIN Capital starting to benefit in the latest USA Retail broker asset report

U.S. Retail Forex client assets from FCM FINANCIAL DATA for the month of October from reports filed by December 3, 2015 showed that Retail Forex based client assets at brokers dipped by just .03% MoM after a slight bump up in September. RJ O'Brien reports for retail FCM now look like a no-show (we will remove from our reports from here out)…

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November 11, 2015 BY Mike Fox

GAIN Capital reports minor MoM drop-off in October trading volumes

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) today reported Forex trading operating metrics for the month of October 2015. Volumes continue to slow-down heading into the new year, one thing that should drive some end-of-year volatility is December's FOMC meeting. However, we never know what can be around the corner when it comes to the markets...so…

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February 03, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Gain Capital increases margin requirements on risky FX pairs

Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP), popular global FX brokerage, who emerged from the CHF spike crisis on strong footing has stated to company clients that the firm is going to decrease leverage on certain risky FX pairs thus increasing margin requirements required by depositing clients. The increase in margin requirements will rise to 10%-20%, with…

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January 15, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Gain Capital's Forex.com halts trading in Swiss francs

Reuters is reporting that Gain Capital (NYSE: GCAP) today has suspended trading in Swiss francs due to the surge in swissy volatility after the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly abandoned the currency's exchange rate cap against the euro. "We're just waiting for our liquidity providers to come back and say they will provide liquidity again," said Kathleen…

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