Forex Brokers News
Gain Capital’s stock up by more than 10% after announcing key financial metrics
Nov 07 2016 07:40:27 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
On Thursday Gain Capital (a.k.a Forex.com) reported key financial metrics for Q1 – Q3 of 2106 and for October alone. According to the reports, overall October was not very good for the brokerage, however, it turned to a consolidated net profit of $14.
Gain Capital registers an increase in client assets in September
Nov 04 2016 09:16:28 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
According to the latest monthly report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on client assets handled by the few brokers left to operate in the US, Gain Capital handled a total of $130,430,508 customer obligations. The figure represents a slight increase of 0.
Changes to trading conditions ahead of US elections announced by Alpari, Vantage FX, Dukascopy, Hantec Markets
Nov 03 2016 09:19:33 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
An increasing number of brokerages are introducing temporary trading conditions due to the expected volatility around the US presidential elections.
FXCM hikes margins for select currency pairs ahead of US elections
Nov 03 2016 09:02:13 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Leading forex broker FXCM joined the growing group of brokers temporarily raising margin requirements ahead of upcoming US presidential elections.
FXTM’s clients can now get up to $10,000 under a Refer-a-Friend program
Nov 02 2016 10:44:32 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Exactly on the date, on which the brokerage’s 6-month Loyalty Cashback forex program expires, FXTM launches a Refer-a-Friend program, under which existing clients can earn up to $10,000. The promotion is available for holders of all FXTM account types, except PAMM.
FXCM closes on sale of DailyFX to IG, almost half of its debt to Leucadia repaid
Oct 31 2016 08:30:53 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Leading global brokerage FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) announced on Monday it has finalized the sale of news and research portal DailyFX to IG Group (LON:IGG) for $40 million. On closing, FXCM received $36 million in cash and will get additional $4 million on completion of certain migration requirements.
OctaFX hikes margins for US30, NAS100, SPX500 ahead of US elections
Oct 28 2016 10:51:44 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
UK forex broker OctaFX also announced it will increase margin requirements for certain indices CFDs to 10% (from 2%) ahead of US presidential elections. More specifically, leverage for the US30, NAS100, SPX500 will be temporarily cut from 50:1 to 10:1.
FXTM’s partner Valery Rozov performed world-record breaking base-jump
Oct 26 2016 22:05:26 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Skydiving and BASE-jump legend Valery Rozov, who teamed up with Cyprus-based FX broker FXTM earlier in July, has smashed a world-record.
Saxo Bank, Capital Index hike margins ahead of US presidential elections
Oct 26 2016 15:18:46 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
After previous week IG Group announced its plans to increase margin requirements for certain forex and contracts for difference (CFDs) ahead of US elections, Saxo Bank & Capital Index followed suit.
FxPro launches forex news, analysis via messaging app Telegram
Oct 26 2016 09:43:50 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Major forex broker FxPro announced on Wednesday it has launched its own channel on Telegram. Traders are now able to receive up-to-date news, market updates, analysis and commentaries through FxPro Telegram channel and benefit from them, as such data is crucial for making informed trading decisions.
Plus500 revenue decreases in Q3, stock price drop to lowest levels since June
Oct 24 2016 21:49:36 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Leading retail brokerage Plus500 (LON:PLUS) announced key financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of this year on Monday. For the three months ending on September 30th 2016, the company’s revenues declined by 4%, coming in at $77.5 million.
Gain Capital partners with Catchpoint for end-user experience monitoring solution
Oct 24 2016 13:15:57 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Major forex broker Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) announced it has teamed up with digital analytics system developer Catchpoint to monitor its global online trading platforms and ensure high quality end-user experiences, especially in the Asian markets.
Israel to ban binary options marketing abroad
Oct 21 2016 13:23:24 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
Even after binary options have been outlawed in Israel, it continues to be an international center of binaries marketing and software development of trading platforms.