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GAIN Capital reports unchanged monthly operating metrics for August 2014

Gain Capital, mostly known for its brand, announces flat retail trading metrics for August compared to July. Institutional trading, however, exhibits worse performance MoM with a 12.7% decrease of trading volume.
Just few hours after FXCM has announced its metrics for July its main competitor released its report. Monthly metrics retail metrics are virtually unchanged on a monthly basis. Institutional trading on its turn records a worse month than July. The main highlight from Gain Capital’s August metrics, however, is the steady growth on yearly basis with both retail and institutional businesses showing about 30% increase of the most important metrics.
One may expect to see even better performance by in the next few months boosted by the recent acquisition of Planex Trade customer base. Add the highest volatility that the markets have seen from a long time and the future looks bright for Gain Capital.
The company may not be that happy since FXCM metrics for August are showing a better progress on monthly basis with a 14% increase in retail volume. On the other hand, Interactive Brokers, the third major player in US, has reported very similar flat metrics.
Gain Capital’s metrics for August 2014 are given below:

Retail metrics

- Retail OTC trading volume of $183.3 billion, virtually unchanged from July 2014 and an increase of 48.8% from August 2013.

- Average daily retail OTC trading volume of $8.7 billion, an increase of 9.6% from July 2014 and an increase of 55.9% from August 2013.

- Active retail OTC accounts of 92,911, a decrease of 0.5% from July 2014 and an increase of 42.3% from August 2013.

- Futures contracts of 512,731, a decrease of 14.7% from July 2014 and an increase of 9.9% from August 2013.

- Average daily futures contracts of 24,416, a decrease of 6.6% from July 2014 and an increase of 15.1% from August 2013.

- Total funded accounts of 131,178, no change from July 2014 and an increase of 39.0% from August 2013.


Institutional metrics

- Total institutional trading volume of $344.7 billion, a decrease of 12.7% from July 2014 and an increase of 27.4% from August 2013.

- Average daily institutional volume of $16.4 billion, a decrease of 4.4% from July 2014 and an increase of 33.5% from August 2013.

- GTX trading volume of $321.8 billion, a decrease of 11.3% from July 2014 and an increase of 19.0% from August 2013.

- Average daily GTX volume of $15.3 billion, a decrease of 2.9% from July 2014 and an increase of 24.7% from August 2013.



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