Interactive Brokers Reports January Trading Metrics, DARTs Increase By 22% MoM

The Total client equity reminded flat at $45.7 billion during the month, but that is still a 33% increase from

interactive-brokersInteractive Brokers Group, Inc., the American-based retail online broker and market maker, today released its electronic brokerage monthly performance metrics for January 2014, showing mixed results compared to the previous month and overall improvements on a yearly frame of reference.

Interactive Brokers reported 583,000 Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs) in January, that is 22% higher than the previous month and 27% higher than the same month of last year. The total client equity remained flat at $45.7 billion during the month, but that is still a 33% increase from January 2013. Client equity comprised of 243,000 accounts, 2% more than December and 15% more than the same month last year.

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Other highlights from Interactive Brokers for the month included:

  • Ending customer margin loan balances of $13.9 billion, 25% higher than prior year and 3% higher than prior month.
  • Ending customer credit balances of $25.6 billion, 15% higher than prior year and 1% lower than prior month.
  • 550 annualized average cleared DARTs per customer account.
  • Average commission per cleared customer order of $4.20 including exchange, clearing and regulatory fees. Key products:
    Stocks $2.47
    Equity Options $6.06
    Futures $6.68
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