FXCM Inc. (FXCM) Reports Trading Metrics for March 2012

April 16, 2012 4:33 PM EDT Send to a Friend
FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) announced certain key operating metrics for March 2012 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business. Monthly activities included:

Retail customer trading volume of $340 billion in March 2012, 2% lower than February 2012 and 8% higher than March 2011.

Volume from indirect sources was 46% of total retail volume in the first quarter 2012. Retail customer trading volume(1) for the first quarter 2012 was $985 billion, 1% higher than the fourth quarter 2011, and 20% higher than the first quarter 2011.

Average retail customer trading volume per day of $15.5 billion in March 2012, 6% lower than February 2012 and 13% higher than March 2011.

An average of 394,679 retail client trades per day in March 2012, 1% lower than February 2012 and 22% higher than March 2011.

Tradeable accounts of 200,132 as of March 31, 2012, an increase of 2,366, or 1% from February 2012, and an increase of 58,419,or 41%, from March 2011.

Institutional customer trading volume of $161 billion in March 2012, 27% higher than February 2012 and 105% higher than March 2011. Institutional customer trading volume for the first quarter 2012 was $398 billion, 7% lower than the fourth quarter 2011 and 82% higher than the first quarter 2011.

Average institutional trading volume per day of $7.3 billion in March 2012, 21% higher than February 2012 and 115% higher than March 2011. An average of 26,060 institutional client trades per day in March 2012, 12% lower than February 2012 and 278% higher than March 2011.


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