As 2017 draws to a close, we look at the important details that shaped the industry this year, continuing with April to June as the first part in a four part series this week. FinanceFeeds remains committed to detailed reporting from within the industry’s major centers and continuing to work closely with the most important companies that shape the entire future of this business internationally.

Andrew Saks-McLeod and Paul Orford examine why Vine and Meerkat failed, and why the vast majority of the world’s 6 million retail FX traders want a good, solid trading platform and high quality reliable execution rather than gimmicks and baubles.