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FXCM Reports Monthly Metrics; Retail Customer Trading Volume +4% in Dec 2011

FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for January 2012 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business. Monthly activities included:

January 2012

Retail Trading Metrics

Retail customer trading volume(1) of $298 billion in January 2012, 3% higher than December 2011 and 15% higher than January 2011. Average retail customer trading volume(1) per day of $13.5 billion in January 2012, 3% higher than December 2011 and 10% higher than January 2011. An average of 345,677 retail client trades per day in January 2012, 3% lower than December 2011 and 12% higher than January 2011. Tradeable accounts(2) of 167,710 as of January 31, 2012, an increase 2,104, or 1% from December 2011, and an increase of 22,720,or 13%, from January 2011. Institutional Trading Metrics

Institutional customer trading volume(1) of $109 billion in January 2012, 5% higher than December 2011 and 39% higher than January 2011. Average institutional trading volume(1) per day of $5.0 billion in January 2012, 5% higher than December 2011 and 33% higher than January 2011. An average of 21,459 institutional client trades per day in January 2012, 23% higher than December 2011 and 281% higher than January 2011.

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