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HY Markets is global forex broker with more than 30 years of operational experience, regulated by FCA in the UK. Trade Forex with spreads as low as 1.8 pip

FXCM is one of the biggest forex brokers in the world, licensed and regulated on four continents. FXCM wins our admirations with its over 200,000 active live accounts and daily trading volumes of over $10 billion. 

Forex.com is a large broker listed on the New York Stock Exchange. We like it not only because it’s regulated in the U.S., Japan, Australia, Canada and Hong Kong but also because it offers very good spreads and superior execution. 

XM is broker with great bonuses and promotions. Currently we are loving its 30% welcome bonus and 30% loyalty bonus on every deposit you make. Add to this the fact that it’s EU-regulated and there’s nothing more you can ask for.

FxPro is a broker we are particularly keen on: it’s regulated in the UK, offers Metatrader 4 (MT4) and cTrader – where the spreads start at 0 pips, Level II Pricing and Full Market Depth. And the best part? With FxPro you get negative balance protection.

FXTM is a EU regulated forex broker, offering ECN trading on MT4 an MT5 platforms. Traders can start trading with as little as $1 and take advantage of tight fixed and variable spreads, 1:1000 leverage and swap-free accounts.

ThinkForex is a broker operating out of Australia under the authority of ASIC. It offers advanced technology covered by fancy abbreviations (VPS, MT4 API, FIX/API), and social trading via the Mirror Trader and Zulutrade platforms. 

With RoboForex you get great NDD/STP execution, ECN Accounts and a bonuses we’re crazy about: 25% bonus on deposit on every deposit, both for new and existing customers. Currenex and Integral – two of the industry’s titans – are RoboForex’s liquidity providers.

Hirose Financial UK is the European branch of the Japanese Hirose Tusyo Inc. The Hirose Group offers multiple platforms to over 120,000 clients worldwide, transacting over $100 billion of FX volume every month. The typical spread on EURUSD is 0.8 pips, GBPUSD is 0.9 pips, and USDJPY is 0.7 pips with no commissions.

FBS is a broker with cool marketing and promotions. It runs an ongoing monthly $999 forex contest, offers a $5 no-deposit bonus for anyone willing to try out its services, and an FBS MasterCard is also available for faster deposits and withdrawals.

Exness is a leading forex broker, offering MT4 and MT5 platforms. Traders can take advantage from a true ECN environment and trade on ultra tight spreads, starting from 0 pips. 

Trading212 is a European broker with an excellent proprietary trading platform, which is now available as an iPhone app as well (we tried it out and we loved it). Trading 212’s customers enjoy fast execution a vast selection of trading instruments.

 

Latest Forex News

OANDA Releases Revolutionary fxTrade Mobile 4.0 Trading App for iPad

Jul 23 2014 13:54:33, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

Beginning with new, industry-first features to its proprietary application for the Apple iPad, OANDA is moving away from a “one-size-fits-all” approach to mobile trading. Today, more than 50% of OANDA’s clients log-in to their accounts daily via fxTrade Mobile app, which accounts for almost 20% of total trading volume.     LONDON – July 23, 2014 – OANDA, a global provider of innovative forex and CFD trading services, is pleased to announce the first phase of its next-generation fxTrade Mobile trading application. Read more

FXTM Forex Demo Contest With $5600 Prize Fund Ends Next Week

Jul 22 2014 13:24:43, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

Don’t miss out on the chance to test your skills and win a grand cash prize of $3,000 in a live trading account in the Forex Trading Cup demo contest.* This exciting challenge is being run by international forex broker Forex Time (FXTM) and, with the contest closing on Friday 1st August, only a short time remains for forex traders to be in with the chance to win.   Practicing on a demo account is the perfect way for all traders, regardless of their experience, to refine their skills and trading strategies under real market conditions. Read more

IG Reports Another Record Year, Obtains a Swiss Licence

Jul 22 2014 10:11:40, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

IG, a global leader in online trading, providing traders with access to over 10,000 financial markets - including shares, indices, forex, commodities and binaries, today announced its results for the financial year ended 31 May 2014.   Main highlights of the results included:     - Good full year results despite a subdued backdrop at the end of the year   - Net trading revenue1,2 up 2.4% at £370.4 million   - Profit before tax1 up 1.3% to £194.7 million   - Diluted EPS1 up 3.6% at 40.18p   - £160.6 million of own funds generated from operations   - Final dividend recommended of 22. Read more

WSM Invest Acquires Gallant Capital Markets

Jul 18 2014 12:20:57, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

Gallant Capital Markets, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) regulated forex broker, operating gcmfx.com, is going to merge with WSM Invest Ltd., reported Forexmagnates.com. The deal is valued between $10.5 and 14.5 million (final price depending on the company performance over the following years) is pending regulatory approval.    Gallant Capital Markets became one of the first forex brokers, regulated by BVI's Financial Services Commission back in 2011.  It offers a STP/DMA execution through MT4 server, hosted at Equinix NY4 Data Center in New York and a proprietary copy trading solution, providing traders with access to 20 of the best forex signal providers on ZipSignals. Read more

Forex Scam: FCA UK Warns of BPEFX

Jul 17 2014 10:19:22, Stanimir Zhelev in Market

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning about BPEFX, another clone of UK regulated firm. The UK watchdog believes that the forex broker has been providing financial services or products in the UK without its authorization. Here is what BPEFX states on its website, which obviously targets Chinese market:   "Welcome To Craig McQuade BPE,Craig McQuade BPE (BPE) is Britain's leading financial products trading service providers. Read more

5 Forex Brokers Accepting US Clients and Offering Hedging and High Leverage

Jul 16 2014 15:49:56, Stanimir Zhelev in Market

Like most of you know,  four years ago the Dodd–Frank Act limited the leverage offered by US forex brokers to 1:50, prohibited hedging and imposed the first-in-first-out (FIFO) rule. What's more, foreign forex brokers was prohibited from accepting US clients.    Fortunately a handful of foreign forex brokers still accept US traders and offer them the opportunity to open a fully-functional trading account with hedging, high leverage and no FIFO restrictions. Below is a short list:   Forex Broker Inc   Country: Belize Website: www.forexbrokerinc.com Minimum deposit: $5 Maximum leverage: 1:500     FX Choice   Country: Belize Website: www.myfxchoice. Read more

FXCM: Institutional Trading Volume 23% Up YoY, Retail - 33% Down

Jul 16 2014 14:53:36, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for June 2014, including its retail and institutional trading volumes. Institutional customer trading volume for the last month is 23% higher than a year earlier, however retail customer volume takes a deep dip to $254 billion, 36% lower than June 2013.    For comparison, Gain Capital (a.k.a. Forex.com), the other NYSE listed forex broker, last week reported 7.3% growth in retail trading volume and 30.7% growth in institutional trading volume year on year. Read more

Australia's IC Markets Now Offers Sirix Web Trading Platform

Jul 16 2014 14:08:45, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

IC Markets, a fast growing Australian forex brokers, has added Sirix to its list of trading platforms.  Leverate's web based platform was completely redesigned from the ground up in HTML5 last year and features advanced charting and over 30 built-in technical indicators.   “Leverate is truly focused on how brokers can stay successful. The Sirix platform is well-designed and comes with the features our traders demand. And being able to count on round-the-clock service is a big plus!”  Andrew Budzinski, IC Markets Managing Director, commented for ForexMagnates. Read more

Oanda Partners with Autochartist to Provide Traders With Technical Analysis Tools

Jul 16 2014 12:44:37, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

LONDON – July 16, 2014 – OANDA, a global provider of innovative forex trading services, is pleased to introduce two new technical analysis features to its clients via the broker’s partnership with Autochartist: Correlating Signals and Our Favorites.   A joint product development between the two companies and exclusive to OANDA fxTrade clients, through the Correlating Signals feature investors can receive e-mail notifications flagging trading opportunities when support/resistance levels coincide with chart pattern projections. Read more

MyFxBook's AutoTrade Now Supports cTrader Platform

Jul 14 2014 16:07:37, Stanimir Zhelev in Software

MyFxBook, a leading provider of forex analytical tools, today announced that its copy trading service AutoTrade now supports the cTrader platform in addition MT4. Named ‘Best Retail Platform 2013’ at the FX Week e-FX awards, cTrader is offered by a couple of brokers, partnering with AutoTrader -  Pepperstone and IC Markets.   Below is the official press release:     AutoTrade With cTrader! Being the pioneers in Forex Analytical tools and copy trading, we’re excited to be the first to offer copy trading with the cTrader platform. Read more