Retail brokers report record volumes in the Middle East

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While G-10 foreign exchange is only just recovering from a sluggish year of trading, FX in the Middle East has been thriving. Retail industry participants report a surge in volumes from the region, as slow local markets in other assets prompt traders to diversify into FX.

"Clients in the Middle East have been focused on local markets, but these markets generally haven't been performing well over the past few years, so investors have been looking to diversify into new asset classes, such as FX. T

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