At the end of the first half of 2017, Alpari’s trading turnover across the key markets in which it operates came to 600.9bn USD. This marks a 16% increase on the same period in 2016.
The international brand’s trading turnover has increased on most of the more popular currency pairs among traders and investors. The key drivers of this growth were currency pairs involving the Japanese yen; and the turnover on the most popular of these more than doubled (+115%), with the other popular pairs GBPJPY and EURJPY showing growth of 55% and 61% respectively.
Interest in gold trading continues to increase among Alpari’s clients, with the XAUUSD pair showing the second highest growth in turnover in absolute terms out of all the company’s instruments, and a 43% increase on the first half of 2016.
We’d also like to point out that in the first 6 months of 2017; there’s been a notable increase in turnover on currency pairs involving the Swiss franc. In particular, on the USDCHF currency pair, turnover has gone up by 33%, and on EURCHF, it’s almost doubled, showing an increase of 98%.
The international financial brand Alpari has won several prestigious financial awards in the first half of this year. These include the Grand-Prix award at the “Financial Elite of Russia 2017” awards, as well as the title of “Most Innovative Broker” at the awards ceremony hosted by the leading financial portal FX Empire.
Today, Alpari is one of the world’s largest international financial brands, offering some of the most attractive trading conditions in the industry and providing its clients with a comprehensive package on advanced online technologies, a wide variety of trading instruments, analytical reviews and financial news. The activities of the Alpari brand, as well as the expert opinions of the company’s top management and analysts, are regularly reported by the most influential international media outlets as the brand continues to successfully develop on international markets.
At the beginning of 2017, Alpari expanded its social media presence and took to the popular messaging services of Telegram and Viber, which has resulted in a more diversified subscribership. We successfully launched a new app - Alpari Mobile - supported in Russian, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, Farsi and Arabic. The app is already actively used by more than 200,000 traders and investors in their work across the iOS and Android platforms. The company continues to actively develop its investment services and to improve its trading conditions and Alpari Cashback bonus program.