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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.
Welcome No-Deposit Forex Bonus of $500 by Grand Capital
Feb 07 2017 13:25:00 Jonathan Smith in Promo
End Date: The promotion doesn’t have an end date, but the bonus is provided for 7-day trading
Who grants it? Grand Capital – a broker that is originally from Russia and is registered in the Seychelles.
100% Forex Bonus by XM
Feb 07 2017 12:25:52 Jonathan Smith in Promo
End Date: 30 calendar days from the first deposit made
Who grants it? XM, formerly known as XEMarkets, a Cypriot Investment Firm (CIF), registered in the European Union and licensed by Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).
Plus500 boasts record revenue, new customers in 2016
Feb 07 2017 10:09:08 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Plus500, one of the leading European forex and CFD brokers, reported record revenue and numbers of new customers in 2016.
According to the preliminary unaudited report for the year, the broker had a net profit of $117.2 million, up 21% from 2015 and revenues of $327.
Withdrawable Cashback Rebates by FXTM
Feb 07 2017 09:21:29 Jonathan Smith in Promo
End Date: 30th of June 2017
Who grants it? Global award-winning brokerage FXTM. The company behind the brand, ForexTime Limited, is licensed and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) and is registered with the FCA.
FXCM gets $7 mln fine from CFTC, sells US business to Gain Capital
Feb 07 2017 08:31:03 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
In a surprising twist of regulatory fate, FXCM – the largest US retail forex broker – got banned from doing business there and was fined $7 million by the CFTC, all in the fateful afternoon of February 6, 2017. The reason: misleading customers and regulators.
FXTM’s clients can now use Gold as trading collateral, with optional physical delivery
Feb 07 2017 08:07:35 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Global awarding-winning broker FXTM announced on Monday it now offers its clients the opportunity to buy, sell and store physical gold. Furthermore, the monetary value of the gold in a client’s FXTM account can be converted into tradable credit.
Forecast of Trump’s Impact on the Forex Markets
Feb 06 2017 17:53:45 Stanimir Zhelev in Market
Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 U.S presidential elections came as a great shock to many people. The world was simply not prepared for it. Well, the reality is that Donald Trump is the 45th president of the U.S. If he is true to his words, not only the residents of the U.
European regulators grill ISA over binary options fraud
Feb 06 2017 13:49:55 Jonathan Smith in Market
Representatives of some of the European financial markets regulators have asked their Israeli counterpart to explain what measures it is taking to tackle the largely fraudulent binary options industry that is operating mainly out of Israel.
FXTM improves margins for Indices and Commodities CFDs on ECN accounts
Feb 06 2017 12:32:19 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Cypriot forex and CFD brokerage FXTM announced amendments to trading conditions of certain instruments previous week. The broker alters margin requirements for Indices and Commodities CFDs on its ECN server as of today, February 6.