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March 02, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Moscow Exchange reports strong February 2018 volumes, Spot FX up 7%

Following our report earlier today that Moscow Exchange reported record fee and commission income for 2017, the Russian trading exchange operator continued its strong start into 2018, with a healthy volumes report for February. Total trading volume across Moscow Exchange’s markets rose by 4.2% in February 2018 to RUB 66.6 trln. The key growth drivers were…

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September 20, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

CFTC fines Russian banking giant VTB $5 million for fictitious FX trades

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges against units of St. Petersburg, Russia based banking giant VTB - JSC VTB Bank (VTB) and VTB Capital PLC - for executing fictitious and noncompetitive block trades in Russian Ruble/U.S. Dollar (RUB/USD) futures contracts, which were cleared through the Chicago…

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April 17, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Dukascopy resumes offering of USD/RUB pair

Dukascopy, the Switzerland-based expert in online trading, today delivered an important piece of news to its clients who are interested in trading the Russian Ruble. From today, April 17, 2015, trading with the USD/RUB pair (US Dollar vs Russian Ruble) is once again available to clients of the Swiss company. Owners of live accounts with…

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November 11, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Moscow Exchange introduces a new FX Fixing methodology

New currency pairs for which rates are provided, including EUR/USD and CNY/RUB Starting today the Moscow Exchange has announced that it is changing the methodology of calculation of Moscow FX fixings, and in addition to the already priced USD/RUB, it introduces fixing prices for EUR/RUB, EUR/USD and CNY/RUB. The move comes at a time when…

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October 09, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Bank of Russia widens Ruble trading band

Russia forex volumes have been strong this year – will this latest move lead to more volatility? One of the fastest growing FX markets of 2013 has certainly been Russia, leading to one month after another of record forex trading volumes for Russia FX market leader Alpari. (LeapRate estimates that Alpari has an approximate 40% market…

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October 01, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Moscow Exchange FX volumes down slightly (2%) in September

Overall volumes on the Moscow Exchange were up 5% in September. Well it seems as if Russian traders decided to take an extra long summer break this year. September FX trading volumes on the Moscow Exchange were down 2% from August to total RUB 14.6 trillion (about $453 billion). However, as the Moscow Exchange continues…

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August 29, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Moscow Exchange trading volume metrics soar in Q2

FX volumes rose 44% in Q2 at Russia's largest public trading market. Moscow Exchange reported its Q2 financial results and trading volumes, both of which increased nicely. The exchange reported revenues of RUB 6.3 billion ($189 million) in Q2, up 14% from Q1 and 21% from last year's Q2. On the volume side of the…

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