Tag: fx trading in Russia

March 14, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

Moscow Exchange Releases Annual Results For 2013

FX trading volume for 2013 increased  33% as Moscow Exchange aspires to perform well on the world stage 2013 was an interesting year for those with a vested interest in Russia's financial markets, particularly when considering electronic trading of the nation's sovereign currency, the ruble. Russia has high aspirations for the ruble, with some market…

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February 04, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Moscow Exchange January volumes mark a seasonal drop by 28%

Year-on-year growth remains steady, rising FX volatility might be here to stay FX contracts volumes on the Moscow exchange have subsided somewhat from December's impressive showing. Despite being on the lower side when compared to the end of last year, the number overall is pretty strong considering that Russia was celebrating NYE and Christmas during…

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January 30, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Alpari Russia reports revenues of $105 million for 2013

Volumes averaged $131.2B per month in trading volume in 2013. Russian brokerage powerhouse Alpari has revealed its key performance indicators for 2013. It is claiming to be the only company in the country to release internal figures to the public. The latest batch is rather impressive – Alpari Russia has announced in a press conference…

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January 21, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

More Russian banks to launch forex trading solutions

Vice-president of Russian bank brokerage Alfa Forex reveals the keys to success in the retail business Only a day after we covered the record rise of Russian retail forex volumes, LeapRate has spotted a detailed interview with the vice-president of one of the fastest growing retail brokerages in Russia run by a commercial bank. We…

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January 20, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Russian FX trading volumes doubled in 2013

 Total number of traders rises by one-third, retail banks businesses expand swiftly Russian newspaper Vedomosti has put out an article providing data from a report on the retail forex industry by the Center for Economic Analysis of Russian non-governmental news agency Interfax. According to the article in 2013 there was a total of 400 000…

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January 17, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Bank of Russia to get new forex oversight structure

Chief regulator Serguey Shvetsov is very likely to get a new deputy very soon The Russian central bank has announced its first new appointments within a new regulatory structure that was unveiled last year. The current body responsible for financial markets regulation will be liquidated on the 3rd of March. The man behind the wheel…

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December 10, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Moscow Exchange introduces a minimum fee for certain FX trades

The new condition is aimed at improving quality of the exchange’s order book The Moscow exchange has issued a press release on its website announcing that a new fee will be introduced on FX trades since January 20th 2014. Every trade that’s worth less than 50 lots will have an additional 25 RUB fee applied.…

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