As an investor, it is equally important keep away from those “solid” investments that might be inching towards the bottom of the ocean says Leverate’s Adinah Brown
The central bank will raise rates for various reasons, but by making the value of borrowing money more expensive, money itself becomes more expensive. A small upward change in the rate can make a formerly profitable loan unprofitable, which can have significant impacts on the economic activity, says Leverte’s Adinah Brown
Exclusive insight from China: LEANWORK CEO Darren Qian on how to bring the Chinese model of broker efficiency to a global audience
In China, there is no doubt that LEANWORK has prosperously evolved into the leading SaaS provider in forex industry. Established…
Leverate’s Adinah Brown takes a pictorial insight into social trading platforms and how to stand out from the crowd!
Several meetings with senior Tier 1 bank executives and leaders of prime of prime brokerages in London recently have demonstrated that, as long as the criteria is met, the OTC FX industry is a vital business that the banks cannot afford to miss out on. Here are my findings thus far.
For those OTC instruments listed on MT5, the depth of market measure has to work differently by proactively allowing resting stop and limit orders to be placed. This enables users to take full advantage of price movements, rather than just seeing orders rejected in full, owing to insufficient market depth, says Andrew Wood of CMC Markets in Australia
Alpari’s onslaught against ‘last look’ execution, our opinion and its tremendous response: Exclusive insight from the non-bank industry
FinanceFeeds opinion on the litigation that has been instigated by Alpari US against major Tier 1 institutions for ‘last look’ practices has generated an enormous response. Here is a good example of why having an opinion on this and creating industry discussion on it is vital in order to progress our industry
About time! Why the David & Goliath battle between Alpari and Citigroup over last look execution is a good thing – Op Ed
It is very refreshing to see a brokerage tackle the Tier 1 banks for rejecting trades – Here is my detailed opinion on why Alpari is doing the right thing
We examine the reality of genuine FX prime of prime brokerage and what to look for when accessing true market liquidity
Paul Orford offers an ironic and provocative editorial on big data and marketing campaigns in the Forex industry.
The client will then learn that price execution does not exist only as “correct” or “incorrect”, but with many varying options and factors in between. As a consequence, even if an execution problem is found the client will look at this as an error rather than as malicious intent, says Peter Tatarnikov
“A discounted spread to the underlying price is irrelevant if you cannot get the trade done efficiently or a series of split fills mean that the derived price to fill an order completely ends up exceeding that of the headline price initially offered” – Richard Elston, Head of Institutional, CMC Markets
As a new FX brokerage, you have the option of either purchasing a trading platform, leasing one, or attaching your brokerage’s name to a white label FX platform provider. Regardless of which route you choose to follow, your success lies in big part on the features this trading platform offers and its ability to keep traders engaged, says Leverate’s Adinah Brown
Would you open a brokerage in Africa? Navigate the pitfalls of an untouched and potentially lucrative continent
An entire continent which is rich in resources and has a young, willing base of investors who are not risk averse and want to expand their opportunities to make money. We look at the pitfalls to navigate when considering brokerage business in Africa, and how to master it
The divisive policies between capitalist conservatives and rebellious socialists mean a divisive outcome for the business environment in London, the world’s number 1 financial center. Here is a candid opinion
The operational, client acquisition, marketing, technology, risk management and trading infrastructure support costs are a major consideration for most brokerages these days. We look closely at the viability of operating a completely automated retail FX brokerage, weighing up the potential cost saving and efficiency against the loss of relationships from a direct and B2B perspective
We look at the difference between what MT4 provides and what a proprietary platform provides, and how your brokerage can elevate itself without a massive capital outlay to gain market individuality as well as look after a loyal, high quality client base
MT5 is the way forward! We look at how the retail FX industry and its customers will go multi-asset, live from Cyprus
Whereas MetaTrader 4 has been limited to a few asset classes, MetaTrader 5 is a natural progression to multi-asset trading for most brokerages. We discuss the readiness of the retail FX industry to emulate the genuine institutional world as MetaTrader 5’s rise to prominence takes hold. Join our discussion in Limassol, Cyprus
Introducing brokers are a critical component within the retail FX industry worldwide. We look at the flaws of the current model and why brokers should stop giving IBs the short shrift, as well as if the finely honed Chinese IB model could work in other regions of the world