launches new CFD platform: TRADE

         launches new CFD platform: TRADE

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, NEW YORK, and HONG KONG, Oct. 23, 2012

-- Hundreds of fx, index and commodity markets

-- Tight fixed spreads on all markets, at all times

-- Innovative tools facilitate technical trading and strategy building

LONDON, NEW YORK, and HONG KONG, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/, the
retail division of GAIN Capital (GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. NYSE: GCAP),
today announces the launch of its new CFD platform: TRADE.

TRADE offers access to hundreds of forex, commodity and index markets, all
with permanently fixed spreads and instant trade execution at the screen
price, delivering absolute price certainty for traders in all market

TRADE also features innovative, easy to use tools such as Market DNA , which
revolutionises technical trading by helping traders find new opportunities
without any charting expertise; and a drag-and-drop Strategy Builder to
develop sophisticated trading strategies with no coding required.

"TRADE represents a new approach for in servicing traders who want
improved access to the trading opportunities of a wide range of global
markets. This launch is an exciting first step in a program to deliver a
world-class FX and CFD trading experience that will include multiple new asset
classes, unique ways to trade these markets, and innovative ways to engage
with the wider trading community through social and community tools," said
Glenn Stevens, chief executive officer, GAIN Capital.

Lex Webster, head of retail product development, added "TRADE is all about
bringing competitive, transparent pricing together with innovative tools and
information that will help clients identify new trading opportunities. We
believe that what retail traders want is certainty and transparency, so that's
exactly what TRADE offers - permanently fixed spreads with no small print."

"TRADE offers everything retail traders expect from a trading platform; speed,
stability, multiple order types and a wide range of markets. Plus flexible
leverage up to 400:1 and, for those new to trading, minimum trade sizes from
just 10p per point provides a low risk way to get started."

TRADE is available as a browser based platform accessible from PC, Mac,
smartphones and tablets, and as iPhone and Android apps.

Preview TRADE here:

Foreign exchange and other leveraged products involve significant risk of loss
and are not suitable for all investors. Increasing leverage increases risk.
Before deciding to trade foreign exchange and other leveraged products, you
should carefully consider your financial objectives, level of experience and
risk appetite. Spot Gold and Silver contracts are not subject to regulation
under the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act. Contracts for Difference (CFDs) are
not available for US residents.

The opinions and information in this report are for general information use
and are not intended as an offer or solicitation to any product offered.

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

Through our retail brand, , we provide retail traders around the
world with access to a variety of global OTC financial markets, including
forex, precious metals and CFDs on commodities and indices. .

GAIN Capital also operates GTX, a fully independent FX ECN for hedge funds and
institutions; Open eCry (OEC), an innovative online futures broker; and GAIN
Securities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) a licensed U.S. broker-dealer.

GAIN Capital and its affiliates have offices in New York City; Bedminster, New
Jersey; London; Sydney; Hong Kong; Tokyo; Singapore; Beijing and Seoul.

For company information, visit .

Contact: EMEA: Sorrel Beynon, +44(0)3047-2368 or; Rosie Morris,
+44(0)20-3047-2424, or; North America: Chris Mittendorf,
+1-212-704-8134 or; Samantha Nelson, +1-212-704-4589,
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