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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 no deposit bonus and deposit bonus up to $5000. 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. 

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.

 

OptionRally is a EU regulated binary options broker, offering up to 90% payout and 15% refund on various assets, including forex, commodities, stocks, indices. The minimum deposit is $250 and minimum trade size - just $5. 

 

Latest Forex News

Hello Binary becomes Hello Markets, launches forex trading solution

Sep 19 2014 09:57:11, Stanimir Zhelev in Software

Hello Binary, a binary options platform provider serving 110 brands in 26 countries, has announced that it is changing its name to Hello Markets. Along with its binary options software solution in 2015 the company is going to offer six new products integrated into a single trading station - forex, meta derivatives, financial calendar, signal bots and social trading.   Integrating forex trading in binary option platform is not unfamiliar to the industry. Earlier this year the leading binary option solutions provider SpotOption announced the addition of a forex trading module to its trading platorm, trying to simplify currency trading as much as possible. Read more

Forex Time named Fastest Growing ECN Broker Asia 2014

Sep 18 2014 19:39:54, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

International forex broker Forex Time (FXTM) has once again been recognized as an influential player in the forex industry, winning two awards from Global Banking & Finance Review: “Fastest Growing ECN Broker Asia” and “Best Partner Program Asia”. These two awards acknowledge the rapid growth of Forex Time in Asia and are testimony to the company’s commitment to provide outstanding customer service and support to traders.   Global Banking & Finance Review is one of the banking and finance industry’s most trusted resources, providing a balanced view of information and independent news for the financial community. Read more

Alpari reports 40% increase in gold trading volumes for the last three months

Sep 18 2014 17:39:44, Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

Alpari, a global forex broker with Russian origin, has reported total trading volumes of over $165 billion for August 2014, 7% lower than previous month.  The big surprise is the increase in gold and oil trading volumes despite that the volatility of the precious metal fell to multi-year low at the end of August. Given the sharp decline in gold prices since the beginning of the month, we may expect even higher bullion trading volumes in September.    London, 17 September 2014: The Alpari group of companies have announced trading volumes in excess of $165 billion for 1-31 August 2014. Trading in oil and gold has seen a significant upturn over the previous quarter. Read more

HY Markets increased the number of its stock trading instruments to almost 100

Sep 16 2014 13:14:37, Yassen Vassilev in Brokers

HY Markets, a FCA regulated broker, has gradually increased its stocks available for trading from 12 to almost 100.   HY Markets now offers stocks from UK, US and Hong Kong. Until recently the broker had only US companies stocks in its trading portfolio. Most of the companies stocks you can trade with HY Markets are of well know and reputable companies like Catterpillar, Amazon, Cisco, Tesco or Unilever, to name a few   Since HY Markets are a subsidiary of the Henyep Group, a firm from Hong Kong, they offer companies' stocks from China and, of course, Honk Kong. Examples are Tencent, Galaxy Entertainment or Sands China. Read more

Hirose UK to launch forex binary options mobile platform

Sep 16 2014 09:37:48, Yassen Vassilev in Brokers

The FCA regulated forex broker Hirose UK is to launch a mobile platform for binary options in order to allow traders to capitalize on the current very high markets volatility.   These days forex prices go up and down like a roller coaster in accordance with the uncertain fate of Scotland, the outgoing global EU conflict with Russia, etc. Hirose UK is trying to seize the opportunity offering its clients the ability to trade binary options via their mobile devices.   Why now and why binary options? The short answer is that trading binary options is more attractive when the volatility is high. Read more

Myfxbook advertises forex contest sponsored by the controversial ForexBrokerInc

Sep 15 2014 12:35:41, Yassen Vassilev in Market

Myfxbook, the reputable social trading platform, is running a contest with a controversial and unregulated forex broker, ForexBrokerInc, against which the Malta Financial Service Authority has warned the public.   “We’re happy to announce a new trading contest, available for US and Japanese traders only, sponsored by Forex Broker Inc; a total of $5000 in prizes will be given out to the top traders!”   That is what we found today on Myfxbook's blog. This is not the first contest held by ForexBrokerInc that Myfxbook advertises. Their insistence to partner with a controversial broker is surprising one may think. Read more

Forex Scam: ASIC cautions against First Forex, FiFx, and FiFx Global

Sep 15 2014 09:00:02, Yassen Vassilev in Market

The Australian regulator informs the public that First Forex, FiFx and FiFx Global (fifx.com) falsely claim that their services are under the regulation of ASIC (Regulation No. 290600).   Australian Securities and Investments Commissions has performed an unusually in depth investigation into the First Forex company's matters.   The ASIC Commissioner Greg Tanzer said that nevertheless the claims of ASIC regulation “neither First Forex, FiFx or FiFX Global are registered Australian companies, nor are their services regulated as a financial services business under Australian law.”   Elaborating further he noted: “The website, www.fifx. Read more

Forex Scam: FCA warns against LEM Spreads

Sep 12 2014 12:48:07, Yassen Vassilev in Market

The UK regulator has found another company that is better to be avoided. The company called LEM Spreads offers its highly suspicious service at lem-spreads.net and lemspreads.com. There are too many international financial institution that are doing business with UK citizens and one might be convinced that the vast majority of them are not regulated by the FCA. When then the regulator decides to issue a warning stating each and every time that the company it is finding unsafe is such because they do not have the right to do business in UK without its permission. The answer is that the FCA warns against companies that it has found to be most likely running fraud schemes. Read more

ThinkForex to provide forex price feed for Interactive Data Corp.

Sep 12 2014 10:33:35, Yassen Vassilev in Brokers

The Australian broker ThinkForex is the latest provider of forex price data for the Interactive Data Corporation Consolidated Price Feed. ThinkForex is one of the most ambitious and innovative brokers out there. The ASIC regulated company latest partnership is indication that the company is going to the right direction. Speaking of directions and innovations reminds us that ThinkForex has recently launched a live financial news audio stream in cooperation with RanSquawk. Interactive Data corp. (IDC) Consolidated Price Feed is streaming price data from reputable OTC data providers like ICAP, Tradition, WM/Reuters, and ICAP. Read more

Metatrader 5 launches futures and options from the Borsa Instanbul Derivatives Market

Sep 12 2014 09:26:42, Yassen Vassilev in Software

Metatrader 5, the not very successful successor of the popular Metatrader 4 trading platform, is partnering with the Turkish stock exchange to offer futures and options from a new Borsa Instanbul Derivatives Market (VIOP) section. Most of the traders worldwide, save for Japan, are still using Metaquotes’ Metatrader 4 as trading platform. The next generation of the popular MT4 is called Metatrader 5. It has been launched in June 2010 and since then has struggled to gain popularity. Not many of the forex brokers using MT4 as a main client trading terminal are even offering MT5. Read more