FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) announced certain key customer trading metrics for January 2016 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business.

January 2016 Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations (1)

Retail Customer Trading Metrics

  • Retail customer trading volume(2) of $331 billion in January 2016, 2% higher than December 2015 and 13% lower than January 2015.
  • Average retail customer trading volume(2) per day of $16.5 billion in January 2016, 12% higher than December 2015 and 9% lower than January 2015.
  • An average of 689,635 retail client trades per day in January 2016, 38% higher than December 2015 and 18% higher than January 2015.
  • Active accounts(3) of  171,895 as of January 31, 2016, a decrease of  5,952, or 3%, from December 2015, and an increase of 3,454, or 2%, from January 31, 2015.
  • Tradeable accounts(4) of 162,636 as of January 31, 2016, an increase of 1,004, or 1% from December 31, 2015, and a decrease of 20,356, or 11%, from January 31, 2015.

Institutional Customer Trading Metrics

  • Institutional customer trading volume(2) of $36 billion in January 2016, no change from December 2015 and 51% lower than January 2015.
  • Average institutional trading volume(2) per day of $1.8 billion in January 2016, 13% higher than December 2015 and 49% lower than January 2015.
  • An average of 40,580 institutional client trades per day in January 2016, 38% higher than December 2015 and 147% higher than January 2015. (Original Source)

Shares of FXCM closed today at $10.01, up $0.02 or 0.20%. FXCM has a 1-year high of $27.90 and a 1-year low of $5.26. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $13.17 and its 200-day moving average is $9.86.

FXCM Inc is an online provider of foreign exchange trading and related services to retail and institutional customers. It offers its customers the ability to trade contract for differences, spread betting, equities and equity options.