Forex Brokers News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FXCM expects its US exit to trigger international growth
Feb 13 2017 10:10:07 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
A couple of days after the news about FXCM [NASDAQ:FXCM] leaving US forex market and selling its client base to peer Gain Capital broke, the top forex broker announced key metrics for the nine months, ended 30 September, 2016. According to the data disclosed, FXCM generated a net loss of $13.
Forex.com reports 40% annual drop in January volumes
Feb 13 2017 09:06:16 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Forex.com, the OTC retail forex brand of the US brokerage Gain Capital, has posted a 40.1% drop of its average daily volume in January 2017, compared to last January. According to the company report, it amounted to $9.
Gain Capital to pay up to $500 for each FXCM client, conditions apply
Feb 10 2017 08:49:12 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Following the regulatory penalties and dramatic exit of the largest US forex broker FXCM from the country and the subsequent announcement that Gain Capital is buying off FXCM's retail forex clients, new details are emerging about the deal.
IG offers Snapchat CFD as grey market trading ahead of eventual March IPO
Feb 09 2017 14:05:32 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers, announced it is launching CFD trading and spread betting on the eventual IPO of the technology company Snap Inc. that stands behind the Snapchat mobile application.
Plus500 gets South African license
Feb 09 2017 08:18:23 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Plus500, one of Europe's leading forex and CFD brokers, obtained a license from South Africa's non-banking financial companies regulator, the Financial Services Board (FSB). It allows Plus500 to operate an online trading platform for retail customers to trade CFDs in South Africa.
It's finalized: Gain Capital gets FXCM's US retail forex clients
Feb 08 2017 08:46:16 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Just a day after FXCM – the largest retail forex broker in the US – lost its NFA and CFTC licenses and got fined $7 million for misleading clients and misinforming the regulators, its main competitor Gain Capital confirmed it is acquiring FXCM's US retail clients.