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Retail Forex broker Alpari Limited has just reported its volume metrics for the first month of the new year, with turnover in January 2016 failing to match the results seen in December 2015 and January 2015.
The company said its monthly trading turnover amounted to $80.04 billion in January 2016. The reading is 13% lower than the result of $92.1 billion registered in December 2015. When compared with the trading turnover in January 2015 ($88.4 billion), the reading for January 2016 is 9.5% lower.
The broker defined the EUR/USD volatility in January as low, but added that the trading volumes were supported by EUR/CHF and USD/JPY trading.
You can view the full announcement from the broker by clicking here.