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by Adil Siddiqui
    FXCM Sees MoM Growth in Trade Volumes in June 2012
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    FXCM today announced certain key operating metrics for June 2012 for its retail and institutional foreign Exchange business.

    FXCM's share price is currently trading at $11.31.

    Monthly activities included:

    June 2012

    Retail Trading Metrics

    • Retail customer trading volume(1) of $317 billion in June 2012, 4% higher than May 2012 and flat with June 2011. Volume from indirect sources was 44% of total retail volume(1) in the second quarter 2012. Retail customer trading volume(1) for the second quarter 2012 was $869 billion, 12% lower than the first quarter 2012, and 7% lower than the second quarter 2011.
    • Average retail customer trading volume(1) per day of $15.1 billion in June 2012, 14% higher than May 2012 and 5% higher than June 2011.
    • An average of 414,502 retail customer trades per day in June 2012, 14% higher than May 2012 and 14% higher than June 2011.
    • Tradeable accounts(2) of 205,111 as of June 30, 2012, an increase of 1,238, or 1% from May 2012, and an increase of 33,973,or 20%, from June 2011.

    Institutional Trading Metrics

    • Institutional customer trading volume(1) of $161 billion in June 2012, 16% higher than May 2012 and 123% higher than June 2011. Institutional customer trading volume(1) for the second quarter 2012 was $402 billion, 1% higher than the first quarter 2012 and 88% higher than the second quarter 2011.
    • Average institutional trading volume(1) per day of $7.7 billion in June 2012, 27% higher than May 2012 and 134% higher than June 2011.
    • An average of 17,937 institutional client trades per day in June 2012, 9% higher than May 2012 and 147% higher than June 2011.

    FXCM today announced certain key operating metrics for June 2012 for its retail and institutional foreign Exchange business.

    FXCM's share price is currently trading at $11.31.

    Monthly activities included:

    June 2012

    Retail Trading Metrics

    • Retail customer trading volume(1) of $317 billion in June 2012, 4% higher than May 2012 and flat with June 2011. Volume from indirect sources was 44% of total retail volume(1) in the second quarter 2012. Retail customer trading volume(1) for the second quarter 2012 was $869 billion, 12% lower than the first quarter 2012, and 7% lower than the second quarter 2011.
    • Average retail customer trading volume(1) per day of $15.1 billion in June 2012, 14% higher than May 2012 and 5% higher than June 2011.
    • An average of 414,502 retail customer trades per day in June 2012, 14% higher than May 2012 and 14% higher than June 2011.
    • Tradeable accounts(2) of 205,111 as of June 30, 2012, an increase of 1,238, or 1% from May 2012, and an increase of 33,973,or 20%, from June 2011.

    Institutional Trading Metrics

    • Institutional customer trading volume(1) of $161 billion in June 2012, 16% higher than May 2012 and 123% higher than June 2011. Institutional customer trading volume(1) for the second quarter 2012 was $402 billion, 1% higher than the first quarter 2012 and 88% higher than the second quarter 2011.
    • Average institutional trading volume(1) per day of $7.7 billion in June 2012, 27% higher than May 2012 and 134% higher than June 2011.
    • An average of 17,937 institutional client trades per day in June 2012, 9% higher than May 2012 and 147% higher than June 2011.
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