All news by Jonathan Smith

Israel drafts a law prohibiting the marketing of binary options abroad

Feb 23 2017 12:52:44 Jonathan Smith in Market

The Israel Securities Authority has drafted a law that would ban locally-licensed brokers from marketing and advertising binary options outside of the country, online media Finance Magnates reported on Thursday. Read more

FxChoice launches new economic calendar

Feb 22 2017 08:57:02 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

In a notice to its clients, forex broker FX Choice announced the launch of live and automatically updated economic calendar. This calendar simplifies finding market moving news and makes it easier for clients to take informed trading decisions. Read more

Dutch financial regulator seeks to cap leverage to 1:10 and ban advertising of FX, CFDs and binary options

Feb 21 2017 12:58:27 Jonathan Smith in Market

The next EU member state about to introduce stricter regulation of binary options, FX and CFDs is the Netherlands. Read more

FXCM changes name to Global Brokerage

Feb 21 2017 12:54:05 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

FXCM, a top global broker that recently got in big trouble with the US regulators and subsequently withdrew from the US forex market, selling its clients to Gain Capital, announced it is changing its name to Global Brokerage Inc.    Respectively, the ticker also changes – to GLBR. Read more

FXTM teams up with Sahara Force India F1 racing team

Feb 21 2017 09:10:11 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Global broker FXTM announced it has entered into partnership with the Sahara Force India Formula One racing team and has become its “Official Forex Partner” for the 2017 F1 season. Read more

Fibo Group launches trading account with gold as a base currency

Feb 17 2017 09:38:07 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Forex brokerage Fibo Group has added yet another option to its extensive offerings: its clients can now choose gold (GLD) as a base currency for their MT4 accounts. Read more

FXCM’s Jan metrics: trading volumes up 18% MoM, US operations making up less than 20%

Feb 15 2017 14:42:05 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Major forex broker FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) reported its trading metrics for January. Read more

$30 Welcome No-Deposit Bonus by XM

Feb 15 2017 09:47:43 Jonathan Smith in Promo

 Link: http://www.xm.com/trading-bonus   End Date:  N/A   Who grants it?  XM, a Cypriot Investment Firm (CIF), registered in the European Union and licensed by Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC). Read more

Client feedback is driving the development of IG’s new web platform

Feb 15 2017 09:05:36 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

In a note to its clients, IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting providers, announced some key features of its new web platform, as well as tools which are currently in development. Read more

FXCM pays $650 K CFTC fine for 2015 undercapitalization

Feb 14 2017 13:13:17 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

FXCM's woes see no end. After last week's shocking regulatory actions against it that forced it to exit the US forex market, where it was the leader, this week the broker took action to resolve another old regulatory issue and pay a $650 000 fine. Read more

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