Mullet-clad, leather jacket toting 1980s soft rock crooner Michael Bolton sings about the heartbreak Payment For Order Flow (PFOF) can cause FX liquidity takers
Working from home should absolutely not be the way forward, and companies closing their office space to make working from home a permanent feature are making a big mistake.
For over two decades, spot FX and spread betting companies operated on tight margins. Now the markets are rampant, the cracks are showing and the need for full access to global markets more important than ever.
FinanceFeeds speaks to senior electronic trading executives across all areas of the industry from brokers to technologists on how to develop brokerages during a time at which the platform technology sector is rapidly changing. Do you want to be in control of your own destiny?
The business challenges in terms of remaining competitive compared to other brokers is a process that needs to be properly understood. This is how to structure a fully comprehensive multi-asset brokerage and give your clients the power to trade in global markets. Here is our detailed insight.
X Spot has gone down the multi-asset route, and is onboarding clients with portfolios well into the millions of dollars in AUM. With current market conditions and the need to offer pricing on all instruments across all global markets, this is the way forward
“You can imagine what would happen if your typical retail broker offered a room like this, they’d get ripped to shreds with complaints. Having our own community really helps to hold us accountable to our clients” says Jeremy Kintslinger, Director of Global Prime FX
The ability of individual ‘retail’ traders to access a range of markets has been made possible by online brokerages who have helped democratise data and give access to a full range of assets through easy to use, fast and flexible platforms, say executives at Aqua
The really interesting aspect is that when retail traders crowdsource and attack a stock for political motivations, you cannot b-book because they will beat you!
This is electronic financial services, not a fruit machine in a local pub.
Basically for crypto punks and WallStreetBets retail avengers, one door closes – regulated CFD brokers – and another opens, that being digital exchange brokers which are in some respects smarter, leaner and take on banking services, says Richard Goers
When retail brokers stop treating their valued clients as ‘leads’ and ‘deposits’ the sector will evolve to where it should be.
Cayman Islands: The destination for talent, and high net worth traders. Now is the time to attach your FX broker to a managed fund in the freest financial center on earth
The taboo is no longer: Australian brokerage goes to the public domain on how b-book brokers make money and debates high leverage, likening warehousing to ‘casino’ businesses.
A nation of high quality derivatives traders, a client pool of over 2.2 million individuals and the technology ready and waiting to power your brokerage. We speak to one of the most instrumental leaders in the region on how your brokerage can attract the fastest growing market in Asia.
FX, CFD and listed derivatives brokers need to take heed of how to engage brokers properly. We look inside the developments that are vital to the growth and future sustainability of brokers, and why legacy opinion and sitting on the fence will not work out. Here is the solution.
It still looks as though the whole regulatory obsession with spot FX may be driven by the exchange lobby, hence if you can’t beat them join them – the only thing is of course that if most FX brokers brought their skill and tenacity to the multi asset market, they certainly would beat the exchanges hands down.
Some of the OTC B2B firms continue to do revenue sharing, despite the trail of destruction it has left in the past. We investigate this today, and gain perspective from within on how to build your broker and lead the entire industry toward proper long term business relationships with genuine multi asset providers and to lead the way away from the revenue share race to the bottom
FX brokers who do capitalize on the importance of offering a full range of venue-listed products via genuine live market liquidity will be left behind. The b-book OTC world has limited future, and the companies at the top are already working on its replacement. Here is our full analysis