GAIN Capital Reports March Metrics, Retail Volumes Explode

GAIN Capital's retail volumes in March surged higher by 32.8% MoM from February 2015.

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) has released its operating metrics for the month ending March 2015, having rocketed higher across both its retail and institutional business, according to a GAIN statement.

The metrics follow on the heels of a weak performance by GAIN Capital this last February, after incurring a decrease in its retail and institutional volumes at -20% and -22% MoM respectively.

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GAIN Capital reported retail OTC trading volume of $296 billion, an increase of 20.2% MoM from February 2015. Across a yearly timeframe, March 2015 also showed a 58.7% jump YoY from March 2014.

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Furthermore, the average daily retail OTC trading volume during March 2015 came in at $13.5 billion, rising 20.1% from February 2015, coupled with a 51.5% YoY increase from March 2014. Finally, active retail OTC accounts were numbered at 99,017 in March 2015, undergoing a slight 1.9% MoM rise from February 2015.

In terms of institutional metrics, the total trading volume was reported at $527.9 billion, surging 51.2% MoM from February 2015, while also exhibiting a 19.0% YoY rise from March 2014.

In addition, average daily institutional volume came in at $24 billion during March 2015, growing 37.4% MoM from February 2015 and 13.6% YoY from March 2014. GTX trading volume also yielded $492.5 billion, which was good for a 50.2% jump from February 2015 and 21.9% YoY from March 2014.

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