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GAIN Capital Announces Monthly Metrics for August 2018

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) ("GAIN" or "the Company") today reported certain operating metrics for the month of August 2018.

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August-18

July -18

August-17

Sequential
Change

Year-over-
year change

Retail Segment






OTC Trading Volume(1)

$

174.6


$

182.3


$

237.7


(4.2)%

(26.5)%

OTC Average Daily Volume

$

7.6


$

8.3


$

10.3


(8.4)%

(26.2)%

12 Month Trailing Active OTC Accounts(2)

128,949


130,983


133,965


(1.6)%

(3.7)%

3 Month Trailing Active OTC Accounts(2)

73,144


77,361


83,459


(5.5)%

(12.4)%







Futures Segment






Number of Futures Contracts

576,140


491,287


568,087


17.3%

1.4%

Futures Average Daily Contracts

25,050


23,395


24,699


7.1%

1.4%

12 Month Trailing Active Futures Accounts(2)

7,546


7,601


8,055


(0.7)%

(6.3)%













All volume figures reported in billions.

1 US dollar equivalent of notional amounts traded.

2 Accounts that executed a transaction during the relevant period.

 

Management Commentary

"Low market volatility, outside of a few situational items like the Turkish Lira movement, continued to weigh on OTC trading volumes in August, causing declines both year-over-year and sequentially," said Glenn Stevens, Chief Executive Officer of GAIN.

Historical metrics and financial information can be found on the Company's investor relations website http://ir.gaincapital.com.

This operating data is preliminary and subject to revision and should not be taken as an indication of GAIN's financial performance. GAIN undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review previously reported operating data.

About GAIN

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities. GAIN Capital is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey, with a global presence across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.  For further company information, visit www.gaincapital.com.

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SOURCE GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

Investor Relations Contact, Lauren Tarola, Edelman for GAIN Capital, +1 908.731.0737, ir@gaincapital.com; Media Contact, Nicole Briguet, Edelman for GAIN Capital, +1 212-704-8164, pr@gaincapital.com