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Fxcm Reports Monthly Metrics

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

NEW YORK, April 11, 2016 -- FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) today announced certain key customer trading metrics for March 2016 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business.

March 2016 Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations

Retail Customer Trading Metrics

Retail customer trading volume

of $291 billion in March 2016, 6% lower than February 2016 and 11% lower than March 2015.

Volume from indirect sources was 36% of total retail volume

in the first quarter 2016.

for the first quarter 2016 was $931 billion, 3% lower than the fourth quarter 2015, an d 0.3% lower than the first quarter 2015.

Average retail customer trading volume

per day of $12.7 billion in March 2016, 14% lower than February 2016 and 15% lower than March 2015.

An average of 563,123 retail client trades per day in March 2016, 14% lower than February 2016 and 7% higher than March 2015.

Active accounts

of 175,736 as of March 31, 2016, an increase of 214 accounts, or 0.1%, from February 29, 2016, and an increase of 4,829 accounts, or 3%, from March 31, 2015.

Tradeable accounts

of 167,364 as of March 31, 2016, an increase of 2,085 accounts, or 1% from February 29, 2016, and a decrease of 17,812 accounts, or 10%, from March 31, 2015.

Institutional Customer Trading Metrics

Institutional customer trading volume

of $83 billion in March 2016, 57% higher than February 2016 and 26% higher than March 2015.

Average institutional trading volume

per day of $3.6 billion in March 2016, 44% higher than February 2016 and 20% higher than March 2015.

An average of 52,551 institutional client trades per day in March 2016, 4% higher than February 2016 and 265% higher than March 2015.

More information, including historical results for each of the above metrics, can be found on the investor relations page of FXCM's corporate website

www.fxcm.com

This operating data is preliminary and subject to revision and...


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