Shares of MarketAxess Holdings Inc. MKTX inched 0.96% higher to $571.66 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.39% to 3,886.83 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.30% to 31,148.24. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. closed $34.79 below its 52-week high ($606.45), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as CME Group Inc. Cl A CME fell 1.11% to $191.39, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ICE fell 0.31% to $114.19, and Nasdaq Inc. NDAQ fell 0.68% to $142.59. Trading volume (174,491) remained 133,681 below its 50-day average volume of 308,172.