Four consecutive months of FX volume trading records at Alpari.
FX trading volumes still strong in March, but take a bit of a breather after a rapid start to the year.
Unprecedented volatility in Gold, increased volatility in everything else traded leads to huge rampup in trading volumes.
January volumes were $427 billion, February volumes $368 billion at Saxo Bank.
FX trading volumes continue to surge in 2013, led by Japan, as a global "risk-on" trade environment continues.
Alpari Group worldwide volumes exceeded $230 billion in February, a new record for the company.
And it does appear that Alpari Russia does more than half the Group's volumes.
FX Volumes make a big comeback in January, led by Japan, as a global "risk-on" trade brings back volatility.
However volume decrease was less than usual "December effect" drop.
For the year, FXCM retail FX volumes down 5% from 2011.