Shares of MarketAxess Holdings Inc. MKTX rose 4.29% to $534.22 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.39% to 3,581.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.15% to 29,483.23. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. closed $72.23 below its 52-week high ($606.45), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as CME Group Inc. Cl A CME rose 0.09% to $165.93, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ICE rose 1.45% to $100.90, and Nasdaq Inc. NDAQ rose 1.65% to $124.76. Trading volume (413,208) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 229,477.