FXCM August MoM Retail Volumes up by 14%


The biggest US based multi-asset broker dealer FXCM sees 14% MoM retail volume rise, meanwhile institutional volumes decline by 2% over July.

FXCM, a NYSE listed US based brokerage firm has announced its August operations metrics. While the Retail volaume jumps by 14%, the institutional volume declined by 2% MoM from July.

Retail Trading Metrics
–   August 2014 Retail Volumes ($300 Billion) were 14% higher than July 2014 Volumes
–   August 2014 Retail Volumes ($300 Billion) were 2% lower than the same time in 2013

–   Average daily traded August 2014 retail volume ($14.3 Billion/day) were 25% higher than the average daily traded July 2014 retail volumes
–   Average daily traded August 2014 retail volume were 2% higher than of August 2013 volumes

–   Daily average retail entries (392,322 entries/day) were 14% higher in August 2014 than July 2014
–   Daily average retail entries (392,322 entries/day) were 5% lower in August 2014 than August 2013

–   Tradable accounts in August 31, 2014 decreased by 1% (199,377 accounts, MoM 2,417 accounts lower) from July 2014
–   Tradable accounts in August 31, 2014 increased by 8% (14,254 extra new accounts) since August 2013

Institutional Trading Metrics
–   August 2014 Institutional Client Volumes ($257 Billion) were 2% lower than July 2014 Volumes
–   August 2014 Institutional Client Volumes ($257 Billion) were 28% higher than the same time in 2013

–   Average daily traded August 2014 institutional volume ($12.2 Billion/day) were 7% higher than the average daily traded July 2014 retail volumes
–   Average daily traded August 2014 retail volume were 28% higher than of August 2013 volumes

–   Daily average retail entries (35,387 entries/day) were 22% higher in August 2014 than July 2014
–   Daily average retail entries (35,387 entries/day) were 38% lower in August 2014 than August 2013

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