Following our continuous reporting about May volumes, reached from respective brokers, KCG Hildings, Inc. confirmed weak trading volumes during this month as has been mentioned before by GAIN Capital or FXCM.
As KCG informed, May proved to be slow for the company, following already disappointing April of this year, mostly first two weeks of the month.
As for Market Making, KCG company reported average $27.5 billion dollar volume traded, 5.5 billion shares traded, and 3.5 million trades per day in U.S. equities. That is 6.8% lower as the company reported during the month of April 2015, $29.5 billion.
As for Global Execution Services, KCG electronic execution reached in average 279.1 million shares traded a day in US equities, what is 6.7% lower from previous 299.4 million shares tradeda day in April. However, KCG BondPoint average was $144.0 million per day in fixed income par value, what is a higher result by 3.6% from April’s 139.0 million a day.
Consolidated U.S. equity volume averaged $255.7 billion in dollar volume and 6.2 billion shares traded per day in May 2015, down 3% from the result recorded in the preceding month. The realized volatility for the S&P 500 was 11.0.
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