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Retail Forex broker Alpari saw some recovery in trading volumes in February 2016, following a rather subdued January.
The company reported trading turnover of $88.5 billion for February 2016, a reading which is 10.6% from the result of $80 billion registered in January 2016. Compared with February 2015 levels, the result for February 2016 is 18.5% higher.
Alpari noted the rise in trading volumes with USD/JPY (+74%) and GBP/USD (+47%).
It was in February this year that Alpari announced the launch of real ECN accounts for the MetaTrader 5 (MT5) platform in partnership with AMTS Solutions. The company has added ecn.mt5 and pamm.ecn.mt5 accounts to the offering.
You can view the announcement from Alpari by clicking here.