Andrew Saks-McLeod

Andrew Saks-McLeod

With 23 years of experience in the financial technology sector, Andrew is a prominent international figure within the FX industry. His detailed research in editorial and televised form is often the central point of information for executives within all sectors of the global FX business. Find Andrew on LinkedIn or email andrew@financefeeds.com

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Inside View, Live from China FXIC, Technology

China’s FX platform conundrum. We dissect where MT4 and MT5 will fit into the future, live from Shanghai

“With MetaTrader 5, the user experience is not as expected. Let me make an example. If a broker wants to mark up $10 commission on a trade, then a trader will see the commission charged, however in MetaTrader 5 the commission charge is combined within the floating profit & loss, therefore it is much more difficult for traders to realize the amount of commission that they have been charged.” – Yonglong Wu, Senior Sales Manager, Leverate

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Inside View

SNB Black Swan two years on: What the industry has to say

Exactly two years ago today, the entire FX markets were thrown into an unprecedented and unexpected turmoil as a result of the Swiss National Bank having removed the 1.20 peg on the EURCHF pair. Some survived, some didn’t, but it changed the entire modus operandi of the industry. We speak to senior industry leaders to see how they view it on the anniversary of the black swan