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FXCM reports higher institutional and retail forex trading volume in June

FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) today announced certain key customer trading metrics for June 2015 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business.

 
Monthly activities included:
 
June 2015 Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations (1)
 
Retail Customer Trading Metrics
 
Retail customer trading volume (2) of $363 billion in June 2015, 10% higher than May 2015 and 43% higher than June 2014. Volume from indirect sources was 42% of total retail volume (2) in the second quarter 2015. Retail customer trading volume (2) for the second quarter 2015 was $1 trillion, 7% higher than the first quarter 2015, and 40% higher than the second quarter 2014.
 
Average retail customer trading volume (2) per day of $16.5 billion in June 2015, 4% higher than May 2015 and 36% higher than June 2014.
 
An average of 563,829 retail client trades per day in June 2015, 8% higher than May 2015 and 61% higher than June 2014.
 
Tradeable accounts (3) of 188,369 as of June 30, 2015, a decrease of 115 accounts, or 0.1% from May 2015, and a decrease of 19,996 accounts, or 10%, from June 2014.
 
Institutional Customer Trading Metrics
 
Institutional customer trading volume (2) of $227 billion in June 2015, 10% higher than May 2015 and 0.4% higher than June 2014.
 
Average institutional customer trading volume (2) per day of $10.3 billion in June 2015, 5% higher than May 2015 and 5% lower than June 2014.
 
An average of 33,938 institutional client trades per day in June 2015, 12% lower than May 2015 and 38% lower than June 2014.
 
More information, including historical results for each of the above metrics, can be found on the investor relations page of the Company's corporate web site, www.fxcm.com.
 
This operating data is preliminary and subject to revision and should not be taken as an indication of the financial performance of FXCM Inc. FXCM undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review previously reported operating data. Any updates to previously reported operating data will be reflected in the historical operating data that can be found on the Investor Relations page of the Company's corporate web site, www.fxcm.com.
 
(1) Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations excludes discontinued operations of FXCM Japan and FXCM Hong Kong.
 
(2) Volume that FXCM customers traded in period is translated into US dollars.
 
(3) A Tradeable Account is an account with sufficient funds to place a trade in accordance with FXCM trading policies. 
 
About FXCM Inc.
 
FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (forex) trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. Our mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, hiring excellent trading educators, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market.
 
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