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FX Trading Worldwide Infographics #2

March 20, 2011 (Last updated on September 24, 2012) by Andriy Moraru

Despite the fact that the US dollar is the most popularly traded currency in the modern FX market, the worldwide leader for the currency trading is not the US but UK with its capital city of London. The presented infographics displays the geographical distribution of global Forex trading turnover. The data is from April, 2010, taken from the BIS triennial report. Daily averages for each of the surveyed countries are also listed. You can click the image below to get a hi-resolution infographics:

Geographical Distribution of Global Foreign Exchange Turnover

If you have any questions, comments or opinions regarding the current distribution of the global Forex market share, please feel free to reply in the comments below.

2 Responses to “FX Trading Worldwide Infographics #2”

  1. Britain Speculator

    So many traders from United Kingdom. Much more than traders from United States. Wonder why?


    admin Reply:

    I guess that’s a result of historical processes.


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