Shares of MarketAxess Holdings Inc. MKTX inched 0.76% higher to $555.94 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.48% to 3,811.15 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.50% to 30,932.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. closed $50.51 short of its 52-week high ($606.45), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as CME Group Inc. Cl A CME fell 2.49% to $199.70, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ICE fell 1.51% to $110.31, and Nasdaq Inc. NDAQ fell 1.45% to $138.29. Trading volume (282,796) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 269,429.