The latest report from the Finance Magnates Intelligence Department shows that Latin America is the new bright spot on the global forex trading map. For the first time ever Brazil tops the forex industry’s average deposit ranking in January 2017.
In second place is the very surprising market of Israel, where recent regulatory limitations and difficult licensing requirements have pushed most brokers out of the business. Considering this, it is possible that the remaining firms were able to attract more deposits per client, now that they do have the local seal of approval.
Following the top two are the much more predictable rich markets of Europe, Australia and the Gulf. In descending order, these are: Denmark, Australia, Qatar, UAE, Switzerland, Oman, Finland and the UK.
In terms of first-time forex deposits during January we see again the energy-rich Gulf region lead the way with the UAE on top. It is interestingly followed by two African markets, South Africa and Botswana, and the continent is represented again at number 9 with Kenya. Latin America is also on the map in first time forex deposits this month with Guatemala at number six. Developed European countries are represented on the list with Spain, Finland, France and Germany, at the fourth, fifth, eighth and tenth spots respectively.
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