Tag: retail Forex volumes

December 17, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

Alpari volumes drop to $85 billion

Alpari's last report of monthly volumes in November 2010 was $160 billion. Retail FX broker Alpari, which along with FX Club dominates the Russian FX market but also operates worldwide, held a press conference last week in Moscow and released some operating and financial data. The key metrics reviewed include: Monthly volumes in 2012 have…

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November 26, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

Alpari making changes after volumes drop 40%

New management in the UK and the US for Alpari. Retail FX broker Alpari has made some changes in its senior management ranks, as it has seen volumes fall by about 40% in 2012. The major changes include: OUT - David Stuart, COO of Alpari UK in London, has left the company. Trading volumes in…

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November 20, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

LeapRate Retail FX Volume Index down slightly (1%) in October

Retail FX volumes flat, but institutional volumes very slow globally in October. LeapRate's Retail FX Volume Index, sponsored by Leverate, was fairly flat in October, with global retail FX trading activity down 1% to $177 billion per day. However this marks the fourth consecutive month where volumes remained well below last year's levels, with the year-over-year declines…

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October 22, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

LeapRate Retail FX Volume Index up 7% in September

Traders return after the summer, but levels still lower than last year. LeapRate's Retail FX Volume Index, sponsored by Leverate, rose by 7% in September to $179 billion per day. While a healthy monthly increase, retail FX trading levels were coming off a low base due to consecutive 10.5% and 5% decreases in the index…

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