Cable (GBP/USD) Attracts Most Trader Attention During September

A new FM Intelligence index reveals the top thirty currency pairs by retail trading volume during September 2016.

A new report from the Finance Magnates Intelligence Department reveals that retail forex traders were still drawn to the high volatility offered by cable (GBP/USD) in September due to Brexit. The new data shows that the leading currency pair dominated just over 20% of open positions, with the two runners up (EUR/USD and USD/JPY) with below 14% each.


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Looking for other interesting insights we can see that other than the majors, smaller currencies such as the loonie, the Aussie and the kiwi also made it onto the top ten list.

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