Markets Direct presents Gateway Hub at iFX Dubai

Rick Steves

Markets Direct Gateway Hub brings together both Cash Equities, Futures, and OTC markets – in a single cross margined account, offering access to fractional shares and commission-free trading.

Markets Direct will be presenting its trading gateway to attendees at iFX EXPO Dubai.

Clients increasingly want more than just Forex and it’s the job of brokers to address their demands. To arrange a meeting with the team at the event, click here.

Markets Direct Gateway Hub brings together both Cash Equities, Futures, and OTC markets – in a single cross margined account, including exchange-traded stocks like Apple and Tesla – not CFD’s – with more than 3500 listed stocks and ETFs.

Offering commission-free trading on US stocks – a proven and powerful draw to attract and retain a whole new group of traders – Markets Direct is also ahead of the curve by introducing fractional shares trading.

The platform allows to utilize 50% margin on stock portfolio to trade FX, Futures, and Cryptos, and customize asset offering to include regional Futures exchanges and local shares.

Corporate actions, dividends, and IRS reporting are all handled by Markets Direct, a platform designed to attract high net worth and active traders and investors.

The gateway hub features full depth of book on Futures and FX and easily connects with the most popular front ends, including MT5, Netdania Mobile, CQG Desktop, or via FIX to custom front ends.

The leading technology solutions provider Markets Direct will also showcase its premier tech platform, Access Gateway at iFX EXPO Dubai.

The technology brings together exchange-traded and OTC markets from across the world onto a single cross-margined account.

Built-in partnership with industry leaders, Access Gateway is an intelligent hub that helps brokers offer multi-asset trading from a single account.

Markets Direct’ powerful platform creates a bridge to connect brokers and their clients with numerous asset classes and market data to enable price discovery, trade execution, settlement, and the clearing of trades.

Through this asset bridge, brokers can offer Exchange mandated “best execution” via asset relevant liquidity providers, including US equities clearing brokerage firms that have direct access to Exchanges and market makers. It also provides connectivity to global banks,

Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs), and Prime of Primes to facilitate futures and forex trading.

Read this next

Institutional FX

Tradeweb’s trading volume hits $23.2 trillion in November

Tradeweb Markets, the operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, has just reported its aggregated trading volumes for November 2022.

Executive Moves

CAPEX.com hires Vikas Lakhwani to join MENA business

Multi-licensed broker CAPEX.com has appointed Vikas Lakhwani as its general manager for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.

Retail FX

Swissquote secures CySEC licence as crypto business grows

Swissquote Group, Switzerland’s provider of online trading services, has received approval from CySEC to operate as a market-making Cyprus investment firm.

Institutional FX

Moscow Exchange still enjoys solid market making volumes

The Moscow Exchange, Russia’s largest exchange group, released its monthly batch of trading volumes and metrics for November 2022 – the latest readings showed flat performance across the board for multiple segments.

Inside View

The Year-End FX Turn: To Everything There is a Season

By Paul Houston, Global Head of FX Products, CME Group

Crypto Insider

A Wrapup of zkSync x Bitrue’s “Ask Me Anything” Session

In another edition of Bitrue’s AMA on Twitter Space, Bitrue invited a special guest from the company behind the creation of zkSync, Matter Labs. Marco Cora, Head of Business Development from Matter Labs, joined the session to give listeners a rundown on what’s up with zkSync.

Technology

New Features, Upgrades, and Improvements: B2Broker Launches Big Update of Its Flagship CRM System B2Core

In a massive update for its flagship product, B2Core, B2Broker, one of the leading providers of liquidity and technology solutions for brokers and exchanges, has released new features. Enhancements in the update include the following to provide clients with more features, flexibility, and security:

Industry News

Will SEC v Ripple end come too late for crypto industry in the United States?

SEC v. Ripple Labs has entertained the digital asset industry ever since being filed in 22 December 2020. Nearly two years in, both parties have addressed the court to pursue a summary judgment in order to avoid going to trial.

Inside View

Outsourcing: The Key to Improving Your ROI

Gen Z, the second generation of digital natives, has already set out on its path to wealth creation, participating in the financial markets and inspiring Generation Alpha to follow suit. The current and upcoming generations of investors are increasingly looking for cutting-edge technology to aid their decision-making process. As investor demographics change and the markets become increasingly global, brokers need to evolve their ecosystem to stay a step ahead. This is the only way to survive the rapidly changing markets.

<