Shares of MarketAxess Holdings Inc. MKTX inched 0.99% higher to $539.18 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.46% to 3,621.63 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.91% to 29,638.64. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. closed $67.27 short of its 52-week high ($606.45), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as CME Group Inc. Cl A CME rose 0.15% to $175.03, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ICE rose 0.50% to $105.51, and Nasdaq Inc. NDAQ rose 0.68% to $127.99. Trading volume (330,478) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 232,634.