GAIN Capital's Releases Trade Execution Scorecard

By Gain Capital Holdings Inc., PRNE
Sunday, January 30, 2011

99.7 percent of trades executed in less than 1 second; 73 percent of limit orders price improved in December, 2010

NEW YORK, LONDON and SYDNEY, January 31, 2011 - GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP), a global provider of online trading services,
has released its first trade execution scorecard for its retail division,

The performance statistics for December 2010 reveal that 99.7 percent of
trades on's proprietary trading platforms are executed in less than
one second, with an average execution speed of eight-hundredths of a second.
It also demonstrates's ability to deliver price improvement, with
73 percent of limit orders price improved in the period. The execution
scorecard is now available on the website (;
it will be updated on a monthly basis.

"The execution scorecard demonstrates the benefits of's
automated trade processing, which enables us to provide extremely fast trade
executions and the opportunity for price improvement," said Glenn Stevens,
CEO, GAIN Capital. "Publishing our performance statistics on a regular basis
will allow our customers to closely monitor execution quality and enable
prospective customers to make a more informed decision when selecting a forex
provider." Execution Scorecard - December 2010 (source:


    % of trades executed in less than 1 second
    Represents all market and instant execution orders              99.7%

    Average execution speed
    Elapsed time between market order receipt and execution   .08 seconds


    % of limit orders price improved
    Limit orders executed at a price better than the requested
     price                                                            73%

    Average price improvement per limit order
    Pip difference between requested and executed price of price
     improved limit orders (currencies only)                     .71 pips's execution statistics represent orders executed on's
FOREXTrader platforms during market hours between 1700 ET on November 30,
and 1700 ET on December 31, 2010.

"The scorecard also illustrates our commitment to transparency," said Mr.
Stevens. "As our industry matures, this type of information will become the
norm. For now, we are proud to lead the way in providing the highest level of
disclosure about execution quality in the retail forex industry."

About GAIN Capital

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) is a global provider of online
trading services. GAIN's innovative trading technology provides market access
and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes,
including foreign exchange (forex or FX), contracts for difference (CFDs) and
exchange-based products, to a diverse client base of retail and institutional

A pioneer in online forex trading, GAIN Capital operates,
one of the largest and best-known brands in the retail forex industry. GAIN's
other businesses include GAIN GTX, a fully independent FX ECN for hedge funds
and institutions, and GAIN Securities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) a licensed
U.S. broker-dealer.

With offices in New York City; Bedminster, New Jersey; London;
Sydney; Hong Kong; Tokyo; and Seoul, GAIN Capital and its affiliates are
regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the National
Futures Association (NFA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in
the United States; the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the United
; the Financial Services Agency (FSA) in Japan; the Securities and
Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong; and the Australian Securities and
Investments Commission (ASIC) in Australia. is a registered trademark of GAIN Capital Holdings. All other
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