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Alpari Increases Trading Turnover Up To $600,9 Billion In 6 Months

The international FX industry has recently been involved in a number of scandals. Against this background, we can only name a few companies with positive dynamics, efficient market products, and major license.




Alpari, which is one of the most respected international FX brands out there, is one of such companies. Over the last few years, the broker seen the biggest increase in the amount of active traders as well as trading turnover, as compared to other industry leaders. To be more specific, over the first months of 2017, Alpari’s turnover increased all the way up to $600 billion, which is 16% more than over the same period in 2016.


What are the most popular assets among Alpari clients?


According to Alpari representatives, the mentioned increase in the trading volume occurred for many of the most popular assets. The leaders are the currency pairs with the Japanese Yen. For instance, the USD/JPY turnover more than doubled over the reporting period – a 115% increase to be more exact. As for GBP/JPY and EUR/JPY, the gains were 55% and 61% respectively.
At the same time, gold is getting more and more popular with Alpari’s international traders and investors. In particular, XAU/USD became the second-biggest asset in terms of trading turnover increase (in absolute figures) among all the assets listed by Alpari. Alpari’s gold investment division named Alpari Gold has been growing confidently ever since it was founded. Alpari gold clients have been buying gold coins as alternative investments.




On top of that, over the first 6 months of 2017, the currency pairs with the Swiss Franc became more popular as well. USD/CHF - 33%, EUR/CHF – 98%. There were both internal and external drivers of this growth, especially when it comes to the Russian segment of the market. The thing is that from now on, the Russian FX market is regulated, and all the brokers working legally must get a license from Russia’s central bank. Alpari was one of the first brokers to get this license.


Alpari in Russia – Intermediate Results 2017


International financial brand named Alpari is represented in Russia by Alpari Forex. Once again, Alpari Forex was one of the first FX companies to get a license from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation in order to comply with the new regulation in the industry.
According to Andrey Dashin, who owns the Alpari brand, the Russian jurisdiction and the Russian segment of the international FX market are getting more and more competitive and popular with international traders as it’s moving closer to the highest international standards and ousting unfair players. This is a whole new era in the development of the entire industry. He is sure that, creating a favorable and fair environment will help the industry flourish and back positive dynamics.
By the way, Sergey Karjakin, a Russian chess grandmaster, became the first client of Alpari after the company got the license from the Russian financial regulator. He signed a cooperation agreement and opened a live account. Market Leader previously wrote about this event.




We remind you that according to the agreement, the chess grandmaster and Alpari will cooperate until the end of the year. Alpari’s financial support will help Sergey get ready for the most prestigious world chess tournaments of the season.
By the way, Alpari has won another title within the scope of the “Russia’s Financial Elite Awards 2017”. The broker won the “Forex Broker of the Year” title for the 9th time. This means that Alpari has been dominating the Russian Forex segment for years thanks to being open, transparent, and offering high-quality products and services. Alpari’s charity fund also won an award within the scope of this event.
Since early 2017, Alpari has expanded its presence in some the most popular online communities, started official Telegram and Viber accounts, which has been continuously growing ever since. Also, the company has started a mobile app named Alpari Mobile, which is a multi-language info-analytic platform. By the way, over 200 000 international traders are using Alpari’s Android and iOS apps today.
At the same time, Alpari experts keep on improving the company’s existing products and services. Alpari Cashback is especially popular with loyal traders since it allows them to save tons of money just by staying active.


The good news is, Alpari launched another innovative service ­– CryptA Capital. Essentially, this is an investment portfolio making it possible to invest in the world’s most popular crypto currencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum etc. This is a comfortable, affordable, and secure solution!


The bottom line is, Alpari clients have access to literally all the leading financial markets of the world, and can make use of the cutting-edge technologies, products and services provided by the company on beneficial terms.


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