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12:00 pm UTC, August 21, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

IG launches trading on Ethereum

From today, retail traders that are customers of IG Group will be able to trade the ethereum cryptocurrency

1:33 pm UTC, August 17, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

HotForex now offering Bitcoin trading

Prominent retail FX broker HotForex has added the popular digital currency to its tradable instruments – so traders can now buy and sell Bitcoin.

11:38 pm UTC, August 16, 2017. By Maria Nikolova

GAIN Capital to offer $80 million of Convertible Senior Notes

GAIN Capital plans to use a portion of the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding indebtedness and the balance for general corporate purposes, which may include strategic acquisitions and share repurchases.

8:10 pm UTC, August 16, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

Brexit’s effect on international trading

Godi Financial is one example of a specialist company who are effectively supporting SMEs – helping them to put in place appropriate currency hedging strategies while also reducing all the costs associated with FX transactions – a service that banks and traditional FX brokers have been lacking to provide.

4:00 pm UTC, August 15, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

Amana Capital launches

Building on the success of its former Arabic research and educational portal,, the new portal will be Amana’s global educational arm, reaching a wide audience from different countries.

7:31 pm UTC, August 11, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

Saxo Bank raises margin requirements to mitigate geopolitical risk

“We have decided to raise margin requirements on a range of instruments to ensure prudent protection of clients in the event of further escalation of tensions around North Korea’s nuclear programme” – Claus Nielsen, Head of Markets, Saxo Bank

1:57 pm UTC, August 4, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

Hotforex Launches Autochartist to Its Global Customer Base

One of Cyprus’ most prominent FX brokerages, HotForex, has today launched the Autochartist service to its international customer base, aligning itself with the world’s most renowned automated system for identifying potential trade opportunities

1:54 pm UTC, July 24, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

Saxo reduces spreads for UK clients as it adds new functionality to SaxoTraderGO

The reduction in spreads took effect in early July 2017 to coincide with the launch of a new account functionality on SaxoTraderGO for its UK clients, before a planned roll-out in other regions by the end of the year. The new account section includes a performance overview which offers a detailed analysis of P/L, percentage of returns and the cash balance of selected accounts for a selected period.

8:50 pm UTC, July 23, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

Australia leads the way with the FX Global Code of Conduct

Dr Debelle emphasised that the code is principle-based rather than rules-based so that market participants consider whether their actions are consistent with the code – rather than attempting to navigate around defined rules.

6:30 pm UTC, July 13, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

Nicc Lewis CMO at Leverate to participate at Frost & Sullivan Event

“It is exciting to be invited to show case Leverate’s marketing strategy to other C level executives across a wide spectrum of industries and to some of the largest companies in the world. It shows that good practice goes beyond industry boundaries, and that it is truly of global interest.”

1:49 pm UTC, July 11, 2017. By Andrew Saks-McLeod

What’s the deal with Cryptocurrencies?

With Ethereum’s next challenge to reach $467, Bitcoin’s change in vitality in recent times has had an inflated impact on Ethereum which currently has a lot of interest from the financial industry. Will it continue with this significant growth? Time will tell.