The Alpari story


Anniversary year

The Alpari brand kicks off the 20th year of its history with the announcement of a special anniversary offer, with dream prizes of 90,000 USD, 50,000 USD, and 25,000 USD up for grabs; the cash equivalents of the Mercedes GLS, BMW 5-series, and Polaris Slingshot SL luxury cars.

Karyakin and Utkin

Alpari extends its sponsorship deal with World Chess Championship runner-up Sergey Karyakin into 2018, and iconic sport commentator Vasily Utkin becomes the face of the Alpari brand as the FIFA World Cup comes to Russia.

FX Empire Awards

Leading global financial news portal FX Empire honours Alpari for the third time at its annual "Best Broker Awards".

Alpari’s Bicycle Expedition to the North Pole

Adventurer Bogdan Bulychev made it to the North Pole on the 17th of April, planting the Alpari flag at the northernmost point of the globe and setting two new world records in the process, namely "First person to reach the North Pole by bicycle" and "Fastest round-the-world cycling trip in the Northern Hemisphere".


Alpari Mobile

Alpari launches its Alpari Mobile application, which conveniently enables clients to keep up with the latest news, get real-time currency quotes, and manage their finances directly from their iOS mobile devices.

Alpari Forex

On the 14th of March, Alpari Forex, the Russian subsidiary of the international Alpari brand, joined the Association of Forex Dealers (AFD). On the 1st of July, 2017, Alpari Forex launched operations in Russia.

FX Empire Awards

For its achievements in 2016, Alpari is voted the "Most Innovative Broker" overall and the "Most Reliable Broker" in the field of binary options at the prestigious FX Empire Awards.

Licence in Latvia

Our brand continues its expansion into European markets as Alpari Europe IBS AS is granted investment broker's licence No. 06.06.11/490 by the Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia on the 24th of October.

Record turnover

Alpari finishes the year in style, recording upwards of 1.3 trillion USD in trading turnover throughout 2017; a new company record and a staggering 29% improvement on 2016.


Venturing into Asia

In January, Alpari takes part in the largest international exhibition (iFXExpo) in Hong Kong, taking an initial step forward with its expansion into Asia.

Alpari Cashback

The first results of the Alpari Cashback loyalty program are calculated. Since the moment it was launched, we've paid out more than 2,350,000 USD to our clients.

Sponsoring Sergey Karyakin

With continuous support from Alpari going back to 2012, Russian grandmaster Sergey Karyakin wins the Candidates Tournament and is granted the right to challenge for the title of chess world champion.

Alpari arrives in Mauritius

Alpari opens its headquarters in Mauritius and begins talks with the country’s leaders on how to create a financial centre in the Indian Ocean.

Licences in Russia and Belarus

In November, Alpari Forex is granted licensing from the Bank of Russia, again affirming its status as one of the most dependable brokers in the country. In December, Alpari Eurasia is granted licensing from the National Bank of Belarus.


Alpari. The beginning

The Alpari brand, which today is known across the world, was founded in Russia in 1998 during one of the country's most devastating economic crises. The government had just defaulted on its loans, the ruble was in freefall, and the stock market was on the verge of total collapse. It was at this very moment, when it seemed that everything had fallen to pieces, that the men who would go on to found our company decided it was time to delve into one of the few markets that had been left standing after a string of defaults – Forex.

The birth of a brand

The Alpari brand was born on the 24th of December, 1998. It was on this day that our newly-formed dealing centre and the first company under the brand - Alpari Limited - opened its doors to the public.

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