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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.

FxNet is an EU-Regulated and a 100% STP/ECN Forex Broker, with a liquidity pool of a number of reputable banks (JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, etc.), an impressive execution speed (2ms on UK-Based VPS servers offered FREE under certain conditions) and low spreads.

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

Flex Expert Advisor: That's the Martingale Rock

Apr 18 2014 08:33:44, Maria Nikolova in Expert Advisors

Today we'll be reviewing a very profitable expert advisor - the Flex EA, which however uses rather risky, gambling methods to deliver these gains. The name of the robot comes from the alleged flexibility of its settings – the developers claim that it can work any way, ranging from scalping to gambling. You can check out the various experiments in that respect on this page, but we'll be using a particular account, which is with FXOpen and has been active since July 23, 2013. We've chosen this account for two reasons: firstly, it's a real account; second, the robot works with its default settings. Read more

RoboForex Enables Live Trading on Viking Trader Platform

Apr 17 2014 21:57:55, Maria Nikolova in Brokers

New Zealand-based Forex broker RoboForex has just delivered a very nice piece of news: its clients can now open real accounts for Viking Trader, the platform powered by Currenex. This means that Forex traders aiming to make use of institutional-grade spreads and top-tier trading conditions are able to trade live on the platform. We have anticipated the launch of live trading on Viking Trader since the end of November 2013, when the broker first announced the addition of Currenex's solution to its menu of platforms. Back then, however, the broker restricted its clients to using demo accounts on Viking Trader. Now, the trading platforms is actually born to live its Forex life. Read more

GAIN Capital's GTX Gets Temporary Registration as SEF

Apr 17 2014 20:53:10, Maria Nikolova in Market

Only a couple of hours ago, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the big-teeth watchdog of the United States, announced that it had granted a temporary registration as a swap execution facility (SEF) to GTX, a subsidiary of Forex major GAIN Capital. Pay attention to the word “temporary”, as this means that the registration marks only the first step in a longer process towards obtaining a full-blown permission from the CFTC so that GTX may  perform the functions of a swap execution facility: for instance, the company cannot at this point register any product for trading. Read more

XM to Sponsor 6th Saudi Money Expo in May

Apr 17 2014 14:40:02, Maria Nikolova in Brokers

The team of XM, the Cyprus-based Forex broker, are known for their passion to meet traders in person and this flair was underlined today with the broker announcing it would be a part of one of the major Forex events in the MENA region, the 6th Saudi Money Expo. The prestigious event will take place on May 10-11, 2014 at Al Faisaliyah Hotel in Riyadh and by looking at the website of the expo I can safely say that visitors are set for some exciting experience.   XM will act as a Platinum sponsor of the expo, continuing a good tradition in terms of support of such events. Read more

Binary Options Broker GFTrades Disappears after Regulatory Warning

Apr 17 2014 12:46:44, Maria Nikolova in Market

The website of binary options broker GFTrades has stopped functioning after Swedish financial regulator Finansinspektionen issued a warning regarding the company and its affiliates. The watchdog says that neither GFTrades, nor its partners Clearskies Group Ltd and Neltom Ltd have permission from national authorities to provide financial services in Sweden. In the face of that, representatives of the companies have tried to solicit Swedish customers.   In its warning, the regulator also notes that apart from Sweden, the companies in question have no authorization to offer financial services in any country of the European Economic Area (EEA). Read more

OANDA Officially Rolls out Marketplace for Forex Solutions

Apr 17 2014 11:46:39, Maria Nikolova in Brokers

OANDA, the international group of Forex brokers, today announced the official launch of OANDA Marketplace – the venue for shopping around for various Forex apps developed by the broker and its partners.    I can immediately sense your doubt about the novelty of the marketplace: after all, we reported  back in February about its existence and what it offers. However, official messages by companies are always important. For instance, now we know that the marketplace is open not only to US clients of the broker, but also to all users of fxTrade, OANDA's proprietary trading platform, across the globe. Read more

Japan's Launch of tradable Platform is Closer, Monex Starts Promo

Apr 17 2014 10:02:05, Maria Nikolova in Brokers

Japan's Forex broker Monex is only a few weeks away from officially rolling out tradable, the open API trading platform, to its clients. The traders community in the Land of the Rising Sun is already growing impatient and hungry for the new platform, as Monex first announced its partnership with Tradable A/S, the Danish company behind the platform, nearly a year ago. Well, fellow traders from Japan, it will take a little bit more patience from you to see and make use of the appified trading solution, as the software company just said that the process is in its final weeks. Read more

JPMorgan Sells More than 200,000 Shares in Plus500

Apr 17 2014 07:48:17, Maria Nikolova in Brokers

After raising its stake in UK CFD broker Plus500 over the past month to more than 10%, JP Morgan Chase & Co, the leader in banking and financial services, has put this spree to a halt. In fact it went reverse, as Plus500 announced today that on April 16, 2014, the bank sold 214,764 shares in the broker. The transaction takes the stake that JP Morgan holds in Plus500 below 10%, or to 9.84%, if we want to be more precise.   Following the transaction, the Plus500 shares that the bank owns are allocated among its subsidiaries as follows:   JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings (UK) Limited: 3,795,599 shares (3.30%) J.P. Morgan Securities Plc: 7,504,638 shares (6.53%). Read more

Director of Australian Bankrupt CFD Broker Sonray Goes to Jail

Apr 17 2014 07:01:36, Maria Nikolova in Market

An Australian court today issued a prison sentence to Russell Andrew Johnson, director of Sonray Capital Markets Pty Ltd  (Sonray), an Australian broker that went bankrupt in 2010 in a major $46.7 million collapse. The sentence, issued earlier on April 17, 2014, by the Supreme Court of Victoria, envisages that Johnson spends  six-and-a-half years in jail: he will serve a minimum of three-and-a-half years before he will be allowed to plead for parole.   The sentence comes after an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) into the company, which found that Johnson has committed numerous violations of Australia's laws. Read more

GAIN Capital Finalizes Deals with GAA, Top Third

Apr 17 2014 05:52:45, Maria Nikolova in Brokers

It has been a month since GAIN Capital, the US group behind retail Forex broker FOREX.com, announced the acquisition of 55% stakes in Global Asset Advisors, LLC ("GAA") and Top Third Ag Marketing LLC ("Top Third"), and just a number of hours ago the securities expert said it had completed both deals.   GAIN retains an option to buy the remaining 45% stakes in both companies, which are already contributing to the performance metrics of the group. For instance, for March 2014, GAIN posted futures daily average revenue trades (DARTs) of 23,884, which reflected seven days of activity of GAA and Top Third. Read more