2013-09-16 13:32:03 -
KCG RELEASES AUGUST 2013 TRADE VOLUMES
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - September 16, 2013 - KCG Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KCG)
today released trade volumes for the month of August 2013.
In Market Making, KCG averaged $24.6 billion dollar volume traded, 3.8 billion
shares traded, and 3.7 million trades per day in U.S. equities. KCG market
making volumes represent consolidated activity from affiliated broker dealers of
GETCO and Knight.
In Global Execution Services:
* Agency-based algorithmic and EMS trade volumes through KCG EMS, Knight
Direct and GETAlpha averaged an aggregate 263.1 million shares traded per
day in U.S. equities
* KCG Hotspot averaged $28.0 billion per day in notional foreign exchange
* KCG BondPoint
averaged $124.8 million per day in fixed income par value
As for the overall market conditions in August, consolidated U.S. equity volume
averaged $197.3 billion in dollar volume and 5.5 billion shares traded per day.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) averaged 14.2.
In August, there were 22 trading days in U.S. equities, foreign exchange, and
For KCG monthly trade volumes dating back to the beginning of 2012, go to
KCG is a leading independent securities firm offering investors a range of
services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types
and time zones. The firm combines advanced technology with exceptional client
service across market making, agency execution and venues. KCG has multiple
access points to trade global equities, fixed income, currencies and commodities
via voice or automated execution. www.kcg.com
Sophie Sohn Jonathan Mairs
Communications & Marketing Investor Relations
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