In the first two months of 2017, Alpari's total trading turnover in key markets amounted to 185.2 billion USD. The total trading turnover for the first month of the year came to 80.9 billion USD, a 4% increase on December's. In February, turnover continued to grow and came to 94.3 billion USD at the end of the month.
The early stages of this year have seen a substantial increase in turnover on the most popular instruments among traders, most notably the EURUSD and GBPUSD.
The beginning of this year has become a very rich chapter in Alpari's history. We successfully released Alpari Mobile, a mobile application for market analysis supported in Russian, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, Farsi, and Arabic. At the turn of the year, there were already over 200,000 traders and investors actively using Alpari's mobile applications on iOS and Android platforms.
In February, the international Alpari brand extended its sponsorship agreement with the illustrious international grandmaster Sergey Karyakin. Alpari remains one of the key partners of the young chess prodigy. The new contract guarantees financial support up to the 31st of December 2017.