UK inflation outperformed, GBP/USD broke above 1.25. Will GBP/USD stay above 1.25 after Article 50 is invoked?
Cyprus FX industry will never sustain itself without mass diversification into funds and multi-product trading – Op Ed
Cyprus’ retail FX industry will likely become a target for ESMA unless a higher level of operation is adopted among smaller MT4 firms.
London’s prime brokerage drive in Asia: Wei Xu speaks to FinanceFeeds on London’s institutional importance to Chinese brokerages
“There are a few brokers who are starting to look at more institutional platforms in order to differentiate themselves from other brokers” says Stater Global Markets Operations Manager Wei Xu
This style of churn and burn has irked the FCA and once the FCA has highlighted a change, then it will only move in stricter lines, says Meir Velenski
When will FastMatch and its shareholders BNY Mellon and Credit Suisse want to disassociate the prestigious ECN from FXCM and force its non-controlling minority shareholder out? The question is, exactly how much of FastMatch does FXCM really own, and how can it be valued?
USD/JPY plunged after Fed’s first rate hike in 2017. USD/JPY heading towards 112, when will we see it going back to 115 or even 118 level?
The level of mistrust that now blights the introducing broker model means that the IB and the provider are at odds to each other, and therefore neither party can grow that relationship to the max, says Meir Velenski
Derivatives exchanges want multi-product retail customers. Why not offer odds on the Cheltenham Festival? Op Ed
In just one week, manual bets are placed to the amount of £150,000,000 by ordinary folk who attend Cheltenham Festival. Imagine if that was placed on exchanges and offered via MetaTrader 4? Here is an unusual view on why this is not such an unusual consideration and would bring on board a vast array of new traders from an important market segment whilst mitigating risk
Nicola Sturgeon’s unrelenting wish to decimate her own national economy is causing confidence in M&A activities, a surge in the Pound and could be very good news for British brokerages with GBP as a base currency
USD/JPY broke 115 before non-farm payroll, but crashed back below on profit taking. Will Fed rate hike this week push USD/JPY above 115 again?
USD/JPY popped beyond 114, as traders priced in almost a “firm deal” on Federal Reserve rate hike in March. Will USD/JPY go beyond 115?
Are FX brokerages now in the age of disruptive Mobile First platforms, and must they act accordingly?
“MetaTrader 4 on a Linux VPS, looks, and acts, identical to MetaTrader 4 running in a Windows environment” – Sheldon Gardner, President, SkyDesks Inc.
As the financial world increasingly embraces VR technology, health concerns remain.
The market continues to doubt Federal Reserve’s resolve to tighten. As the upcoming FOMC meeting in March draws nearer, will USD/JPY break through the key level of 112?
Bitcoin will never be a financial mainstay. It is just a vehicle for young upstarts to exit quickly – Op Ed
An incisive opinion on why Bitcoin, with all the noise and talk of large scale acquisitions, is just a playground for those wanting a quick buck and will never be part of the genuine electronic financial markets economy
In the advent of the IFX EXPO Asia 2017, which is due to commence tomorrow in Hong Kong, senior institutional FX industry leader Natallia Hunik provides a preview of the days ahead
Once again, market has proven to be irrational. Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s hawkish comments and positive US data failed to inspire the dollar bull. USD/JPY ended last week below 113.
This Day In History: February 17, 2012, CFH’s FX prime brokerage deal with Morgan Stanley represents halcyon days which are now just nostalgia
How times change in the prime brokerage sector. Exactly five years ago, CFH Group was the darling of major interbank PB divisions. Today, it is a small part of a gaming empire
Despite the recent increase in capital requirements by offshore regulators, they still have zero credibility. To license offshore means to loose all credibility.