GBP/USD opened the week with a 170 pips gap. Will the sterling slide further this week?
Chinese IB ticking time bomb: Strict laws prevent transfer of money to FX firms abroad, government hamstrings banks
For brokers with no physical presence in China, relying on overseas transfers from IBs, the days of working with a Chinese IB network may well be well and truly over. For those who thought it through properly, the market is yours!
5 FOMC members are scheduled to make 6 speeches this week, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen. How will the dollar dance along with their speeches?
Dollar rallies on the expectation of 3 rate hikes in 2017. EUR/USD broke 1.05 key support and hit 13-year low. Is it a good time to Sell EUR/USD now?
Recent M&A deals have been hundreds of millions as massive venues mop up institutional FX firms – not retail client bases for a few million. We examine in great detail what will cause consolidation this year and why it will be much higher up the ecosystem and for very high values, including perspectives from senior industry figures.
Venezuela closes border with Colombia because of FX! Latin America is no place to operate a retail brokerage
The closure of the border between Venezuela and Colombia as a result of contraband 100 bolivar notes (worth less than 2 cents), and their removal from circulation from the government in a nation where connectivity is unworkable and inflation is at an all time high are all reasons why no FX brokerage should venture into the Latin American region
FX industry veteran and senior executive Meir Velenski explains how to maximize dormant clients, and how to engage high net worth investors, what retained value and income is involved, and how to grow the bottom line of an FX an CFD firm
We are counting down to Fed’s first and the last rate hike in 2016. Will EUR/USD break 1.05?
Renzi quits after losing the referendum. EUR/USD heading towards 22-month low, will it break 1.05?
Market is pricing in a confirmed rate hike by the Fed in December. USD/JPY went very close to 114. Will it go higher? Is it a good time to enter now?
Hope of a December rate hike by Fed is high. Possibility of “Frexit” and possibility of Italian Prime Minister stepping down plagues Europe. Will the EUR/USD head towards parity?
The market is expecting high volatility this week as the U.S election takes place on Tuesday, 8th November 2016.
4 major central bank interest rate announcements line up for this week. High volatility presents more trading opportunities, great news for traders.
Algorithms from banks now very welcome at Thomson Reuters, and are accessible via a new dealing platform. This could be the solution to liquidity providers’ difficulties in obtaining credit from Tier 1 banks.
Post Brexit Britain offers best of both worlds for FX firms as ‘passporting’ will help access to EU customers
As London’s post-Brexit business environment flourishes, we take a detailed look at how ‘passporting’ will ensure […]
Brokerages with genuine regulatory licenses and substantial low-deposit business in non-regulated regions […]
‘Fringe’ FX brokers claiming to be regulated when they are not, illegally accepting US customers, and displaying false certificates
We take a look at how certain companies in offshore jurisdictions claim to be regulated, when they are not […]
Interbank FX giants experience share price rally on FTSE 100 – FX is the way forward, not retail banking
We take a detailed look at how banks are relying on their institutional trading divisions in London, and how this is […]
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