Shares of MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
inched 0.77% higher to $403.17 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. closed $203.28 short of its 52-week high ($606.45), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as CME Group Inc. Cl A
rose 1.37% to $207.05, Intercontinental Exchange Inc.
rose 0.31% to $128.75, and Nasdaq Inc.
rose 1.63% to $200.64. Trading volume (224,372) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 196,882.