Forex trading volume? What is this about?

Let’s start with the size of the daily volume, which is somewhere between 5 and 8 trillion USD. It includes the size of the retail and institutional markets. The retail part is, of course, only a small fraction.

The USD is the most traded currency and makes up to at least 80-85% of the whole market volume. The biggest benefit of trading currencies is the extremely massive liquidity that covers the largest assets globally.
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Did you know that Forex trading hits a new record in the first quarter of 2018?

According to Reuters London, the Forex market volume rose to a record high in the first three months of 2018. Traders of growing markets like the African continent (Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco, etc.) and Asia (Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, etc.) follow the big surge of Forex trading.