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2016-02-09

FXCM Inc. : FXCM Reports Monthly Metrics

FXCM Inc. / FXCM Reports Monthly Metrics. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ
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this announcement.
NEW YORK, Feb. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) today
announced certain key customer trading metrics for January 2016 for its
retail and institutional foreign exchange business.

January 2016 Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations

(1)

Retail Customer Trading Metrics

* Retail customer trading volume(2) of $331 billion in January 2016, 2%
higher than December 2015 and 13% lower than January 2015.
* Average retail customer trading volume(2) per day of $16.5 billion in
January 2016, 12% higher than December 2015 and 9% lower than January 2015.
* An average of 689,635 retail client trades per day in January 2016, 38%
higher than December 2015 and 18% higher than January 2015.
* Active accounts(3) of 171,895 as of January 31, 2016, a decrease of 5,952,
or 3%, from December 2015, and an increase of 3,454, or 2%, from January
31, 2015.
* Tradeable accounts(4) of 162,636 as of January 31, 2016, an increase of
1,004, or 1% from December 31, 2015, and a decrease of 20,356, or 11%, from
January 31, 2015.

Institutional Customer Trading Metrics

* Institutional customer trading volume(2) of $36 billion in January 2016, no
change from December 2015 and 51% lower than January 2015.
* Average institutional trading volume(2) per day of $1.8 billion in January
2016, 13% higher than December 2015 and 49% lower than January 2015.
* An average of 40,580 institutional client trades per day in January 2016,
38% higher than December 2015 and 147% higher than January 2015.

More information, including historical results for each of the above metrics,
can be found on the investor relations page of FXCM's corporate website
www.fxcm.com.

This operating data is preliminary and subject to revision and should not be
taken as an indication of the financial performance of FXCM Inc. FXCM
undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review previously reported
operating data. Any updates to previously reported operating data will be
reflected in the historical operating data that can be found on the Investor
Relations page of the Company's corporate websitewww.fxcm.com.

(1)
Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations excludes discontinued
operations of FXCM Japan and FXCM Hong Kong.

(2)
Volume that FXCM customers traded in period is translated into US dollars.

(3)
An Active Account represents an account that has traded at least once in the
previous twelve months.

(4)
A Tradeable Account is an account with sufficient funds to place a trade in
accordance with FXCM trading policies.

Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein may constitute "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933,
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and/or the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which reflect FXCM's current views
with respect to, among other things, its operations and financial performance
in the future, and the potential impact to FXCM of the cybersecurity incident
described in a press release distributed on October 1, 2015. These
forward-looking statements are not historical facts and are based on current
expectations, estimates and projections about FXCM's industry, management's
beliefs and certain assumptions made by management, many of which, by their
nature, are inherently uncertain and beyond our control. Accordingly, readers
are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of
future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and
assumptions that are difficult to predict including, without limitation,
risks associated with the events that took place in the currency markets on
January 15, 2015 and their impact on FXCM's capital structure, risks
associated with FXCM's ability to recover all or a portion of any capital
losses, risks relating to the ability of FXCM to satisfy the terms and
conditions of or make payments pursuant to the terms of the credit agreement
with Leucadia, risks related to FXCM's dependence on FX market makers, market
conditions, risks associated with the outcome of any potential litigation or
regulatory inquiries to which FXCM may become subject as a result of this
cybersecurity incident, risks associated with potential reputational damage
to FXCM resulting from this cybersecurity incident, the outcome of FXCM's
ongoing investigation (including FXCM's potential discovery of additional
information relating to this cybersecurity incident) and the extent of
remediation costs and other additional expenses that may be incurred by FXCM
as a result of this security incident, and those other risks described under
"Risk Factors" in FXCM Inc.'s Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports or
documents FXCM files with, or furnishes to, the SEC from time to time, which
are accessible on the SEC website at sec.gov. This information should also be
read in conjunction with FXCM's Consolidated Financial Statements and the
Notes thereto contained in FXCM's Annual Report on Form 10-K, and in other
reports or documents the FXCM files with, or furnishes to, the SEC from time
to time, which are accessible on the SEC website at sec.gov.

About FXCM Inc.

FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (forex)
trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. Our 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 forex trading and provides free news and market research through
DailyFX.com.

Trading foreign exchange and CFDs on margin carries a high level of risk,
which may result in losses that could exceed your deposits, therefore may not
be suitable for all investors. Read full disclaimer.

Visit www.fxcm.com and follow us on Twitter @FXCM, Facebook FXCM, Google+ FXCM
or YouTube FXCM.
FXCM Inc.

Jaclyn Klein, 646-432-2463
Vice-President, Corporate Communications
jklein@fxcm.com
investorrelations@fxcm.com

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