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FXCM Group Reports Monthly Execution Data

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LONDON, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FXCM Group, LLC ("FXCM Group" or "FXCM"), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, and related services, today released execution data for July 2018.  To view execution data including historical spreads, execution speeds and historical price improvement data click here: https://www.fxcm.com/uk/about-fxcm/execution-transparency/

"In an effort to provide more customer focused metrics, FXCM will publish monthly execution statistics like speed of execution, slippage data, spreads and effective spreads," said Brendan Callan, CEO of FXCM Group. "While the press release will highlight only a few pairs, we publish full statistics for all the instruments offered on our website which can be viewed at any time."

July 2018 All Instruments:

  • Average execution speed  30 milliseconds1
  • 63.9% of orders executed at price2
  • 25.8% of orders executed with positive slippage
  • 10.2% of orders executed with negative slippage

             
Highlighted Instruments July 2018:

             
Instrument Active Trader
Average
Spread
3
Active Trader
Effective
Spread
4
At Price Orders Positive Slippage Negative Slippage Execution Speed
AUD/JPY 0.6 0.5 76.4% 15.8% 7.8% 26
AUD/USD 0.3 0.2 74.7% 17.1% 8.2% 28
EUR/USD 0.2 0.2 68.4% 21.0% 10.6% 31
USD/JPY 0.2 0.2 69.9% 20.6% 9.5% 30
SPX500 0.3 0.2 43.5% 51.1% 5.3% 25
US30 2.3 1.9 54.7% 38.3% 7.0% 28
             

For more information and to open a live account, traders can contact an FXCM specialist 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

1 This defines the amount of time we receive the order until execution. This excludes internet latency and post trade booking.
2 This data comes from various order types that executed through FXCM Group from 1 July, 2018 to 31 July, 2018. Data excludes certain types of non-direct clients.
3 This data is compiled forex and CFD trading data from FXCM's Active Traders for 1 July, 2018 to 31 July, 2018. The data reflects average spreads made available to FXCM clients during all trading hours.
4 This data is compiled forex and CFD trading data from FXCM's Active Traders for 1 July, 2018 to 31 July, 2018. The data reflects the spread at which trades were executed by FXCM clients during all trading hours.

About FXCM:
FXCM is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, and related services. Founded in 1999, the company's mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, hiring excellent trading educators, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on FX trading and provides trading tools, proprietary data and premium resources. FXCM Pro provides retail brokers, small hedge funds and emerging market banks access to wholesale execution and liquidity, while providing high and medium frequency funds access to prime brokerage services via FXCM Prime. FXCM is a Leucadia Company.

Trading Forex/CFD's on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors as you could sustain losses in excess of deposits. Leverage can work against you. The products are intended for retail, professional and eligible counterparty clients. For clients who maintain account(s) with Forex Capital Markets Limited ("FXCM LTD"), retail clients could sustain a total loss of deposited funds but are not subject to subsequent payment obligations beyond the deposited funds and professional clients could sustain losses in excess of deposits. Prior to trading any products offered by Forex Capital Markets Limited, inclusive of all EU branches, FXCM Australia Pty. Limited, FXCM South Africa (PTY) Ltd, any affiliates of aforementioned firms, or other firms within the FXCM group of companies [collectively the "FXCM Group"], carefully consider your financial situation and experience level. If you decide to trade products offered by FXCM Australia Pty. Limited ("FXCM AU") (AFSL 309763), you must read and understand the Financial Services Guide, Product Disclosure Statement, and Terms of Business. The FXCM Group may provide general commentary which is not intended as investment advice and must not be construed as such. Seek advice from a separate financial advisor. The FXCM Group assumes no liability for errors, inaccuracies or omissions; does not warrant the accuracy, completeness of information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. Read and understand the Terms and Conditions on the FXCM Group's websites prior to taking further action.

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Jaclyn Sales, 646-432-2463
Vice-President, Corporate Communications
jsales@fxcm.com 

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