Forex Brokers News
Playtech terminates acquisition of Plus500, deal for Ava Trade at risk
Nov 23 2015 15:13:12 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Gambling platform developer Playtech said on Monday its proposed acquisition of forex broker Plus500, one of the leading international forex brokers, has decided to terminate the acquisition process due to its concerns that it is unable to meet the concerns of the UK’s Financial Conduct Author...
IronFX renames UK unit to 8SAFE UK
Nov 23 2015 13:27:25 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
IronFX has renamed its UK-based subsidiary IronFX Global UK Ltd and now the unit is named 8SAFE UK Ltd, online news provider Finance Magnates reported, quoting data from the UK finance regulatory body, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
LiteForex now supports the web version of MT4 forex trading platform
Nov 20 2015 15:53:50 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Offshore forex broker LiteForex has launched a web-based version of the reknown MetaTrader 4 (MT4) forex trading terminal, the broker said on Thursday.
FXTM launches forex trading app for Android, iOS
Nov 19 2015 15:59:33 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
ForexTime (FXTM) has released a brand new forex trading mobile application, ForexTime App, available to both Android and iOS users, the broker said on Wednesday.
EU plans crackdown of virtual currency, anonymous payments to fight terrorism funding
Nov 19 2015 15:22:48 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
The European Union member states consider a crackdown on virtual currencies and anonymous payments via the Internet and pre-paid cards, aiming to tackle terrorism financing after the attacks in Paris on Friday, Reuters reported.
TradeKing Group’s acquisition of MB Trading finalized
Nov 19 2015 15:09:43 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Florida-based online brokerage TradeKing Group said on Wednesday its acquisition of California-based forex and futures broker MB Trading has been finalized. The two brokers entered into an acquisition deal in August this year. The value of the deal has not been disclosed.
Dukascopy makes Swiss Forex app available on Apple Watch
Nov 19 2015 12:43:19 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Dukascopy, a Swiss forex bank, has launched an update of its Swiss Forex mobile application for iOS users, adding an Apple Watch support. The update was launched on 17 November and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Belize financial watchdog IFSC delicenses forex broker MFX Broker Inc
Nov 19 2015 11:55:43 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Belize’s financial regulator, the International Financial Services Commission (IFSC) said earlier this week it has revoked the license of local MFX Broker Inc for acting as a forex trader. The reason for the license revocation is not clear, since the regulator did not explain its decision.
Playtech acquisition of Plus500 may be terminated if not approved by FCA by the end of 2015
Nov 18 2015 16:15:05 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Forex broker Plus500, one of the leading international forex brokers, said on Wednesday it has been informed by gambling platform developer Playtech, which is in process of acquiring the broker’s share capital, that the company still expects the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) app...
FxPro's Forex Tools trading app now available on Apple Watch
Nov 18 2015 14:52:16 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
FxPro, a forex broker regulated in Cyprus and United Kingdom, has issued an update of its FxPro Tools mobile application for iOS users, making it available to Apple Watch.
The new version 2.1.7 of the appliciation also features some bug fixes. The company did not provide details.
Alpari allows live trading on MT4 web forex platform
Nov 18 2015 14:29:48 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Forex brokerage group Alpari has made available trading on the web version of the MetaTrader 4 (MT4) forex trading platform on live accounts, started 16 November, the group said on Wednesday.
FX Choice adds new currency pairs to Pro forex trading accounts
Nov 17 2015 16:03:33 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
FX Choice, an online forex trading service provider, said on Tuesday it has added 23 new currency pairs to its Pro forex trading accounts, expanding the list of tradable instruments to 51 from 28. The most interesting new pairs added by the broker are USD/RUB, EUR/CZK and EUR/TRY.
FINAM is the first broker to apply for forex license in Russia
Nov 17 2015 11:43:21 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Finam Forex, part of Russian brokerage and asset management group Finam, has filed with the Central Bank of Russia a request to obtain a license to offer forex trading activities in the country, the group said last week.