Forex volumes take a summer tumble; Dukascopy acquires Alpari Japan and more… – Forex Weekly Look Back

This past week the forex world witnessed a tumble in MoM volumes almost unanimously across the board, all of those reports of which you can check out below. The exceptions being Moscow Exchange and Singapore Exchange who finished with higher months, the up-and-coming forex trading venues both of whom are witnessing their own unique secular bull markets in terms of growing FX volumes.

Within the brokerage landscape, a big M&A was finally made official when Dukascopy announced the acquisition of Alpari Japan and revealed their monthly average volume metric. Furthermore, CySEC issued a release stating they will investigate globally regulated forex broker IronFX after a flood of requests. Will CySEC finally get to the bottom of the situation?

Within the institutional market, Thomson Reuters has announced integration of FXall execution within the Thomson Reuters Eikon data terminal. Is this the future in the making of robust hybrid all-in-one data and execution platforms?

Be sure to check out last week’s featured stories as well as a complete run down of the week below:


Forex Industry Rundown for the Week of August 3rd, 2015

July Volumes

Warnings/Fines/Fraud Watch



Executive Moves

Service Provider Offerings

Broker Updates

Institutional Offerings/Services

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Forex volumes take a summer tumble; Dukascopy acquires Alpari Japan and more... - Forex Weekly Look Back


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