Despite the financial crisis, the Alpari Group posted excellent results for the year 2009. The number of clients with live accounts more than doubled – reaching 160,000. New services were introduced and six international offices were opened under the Alpari brand. The monthly trading volume of the Alpari Group exceeded $140 billion. The company’s success was acknowledged on December 3 in the Column Hall of the House of Unions where Alpari president Andrey Dashin was handed the “Company of the Year 2009” award certificate.