Internet port ‘443’, which is a port used for secure web browser communication and is a major connection methodology for MetaTrader 4, has been blocked by the government, with certain brokerages unable to connect to their MetaTrader 4 trading server. FinanceFeeds investigates
Breaking: China’s Communist Party blocks Skype and Whatsapp – Brokers and service providers need to use WeChat
As China blocks the majority of functions on WeChat and Skype, FinanceFeeds looks at how to ensure continued contact between Chinese IBs, customers and how to future-proof your business in China. Chinese operations and WeChat will be needed from now on. We can also help your company do so via the official Chinese channels
The sentencing of Michael Wright is scheduled for January 25, 2018.
In cases where TWS will choose the native over the simulated order type, the platform will provide notice in both the label, e.g. Stop (prefer Native) and in the pop-up help.
The parties have entered into a settlement for the civil action at the New York Southern District Court and a related matter at the Northern District Court of California.
Exclusive: Age of the IPO over? Not by a long way! You can list your firm on a major exchange, large or small. Here’s how
Some small firms are looking to list, yet coming up with the view that IPOs aren’t worth considering, largely because of the cost barriers thrown at them by traditional mechanisms. Avenir Registrars Managing Director Hardeep Tamana shows exactly how to get your firm ready for public listing the efficient way
CMC Markets goes live in Shanghai! FinanceFeeds at the launch with CEO Peter Cruddas and the Chinese executive team
CMC Markets CEO Peter Cruddas explained to FinanceFeeds in Shanghai “We came here not to adventure and speculate, but based on our long-term research and understanding of the Chinese market, and our full understanding that this is a good time to further our business in China. If we had come with a speculative mentality, we would not be evolving in the right direction for the whole Chinese team.” Here is the full report and our interaction with the management team
Scottish Limited Partnerships, often fronting for binary options firms, fail to comply with new rules
Some 28,100 Scottish Limited Partnerships failed to supply statements of Persons of Significant Control by the deadline given in the Scottish Partnerships Regulations 2017.
Viral reports of IC Markets having a backlog of over 400 client withdrawals have pervaded Chinese cyberspace and FX industry forums as well as entered the domain of rival companies from the West with presence in China. We take a look at what is effectively a storm in a teacup. Literally.
Australia’s FX industry: A precise account from a prominent leader, Christopher Gore, CEO of GO Markets
“My view is that we are at an important time – a squeezing if you like – which may promote consolidation and perhaps even a couple of exits in their various forms” says GO Markets CEO Christopher Gore, as he looks very closely at how the regulatory structure and maintaining the correct methodology is critical to commercial sustainability in retail FX
After losses hit a record high in August, September marked a drop in the level of losses due to fraudulent investment schemes.
Chris Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition, Financial Conduct Authority, has given evidence before the EU Justice Sub-Committee.
Paul Clifford Hibbs, who owned and operated Cameron Gladstone Investments Limited and Hansa Limited, has pleaded guilty to all of the charges and has been remanded in custody until sentencing.
Never mind the deadbeat, bearded Millennial non-doers. The generation that follows is an ideal retail FX target audience
The Millennials may have been a void in the financial markets world, but here is why FX brokerages should look toward a bright future as the generation that follows is staunchly capitalist, and is exactly the right demographic for FX trading
CySec issued permission to some retail firms to add cryptocurrencies to their list of instruments, then stopped issuing it, and now its licensing department does not know who those firms are, and has an island full of firms offering unlicensed cryptocurrency via offshore jurisdictions. Want CySec to tell you who is who? It’ll take them 15 days
Although the Australian regulator stuck to the size of the maximum penalties for the new rules violations, it agreed to make a range of concessions regarding certain deadlines for reporting.
The Clinic offers pro-bono legal assistance to people in Ontario who have invested their savings and suffered an investment loss but cannot afford to hire a lawyer to help them.
Sergey Shvetsov, who is known for his role in the formulation of Russia’s FX law, promises that there is a ban in store for offering binary options and CFDs to investors lacking the necessary qualification.
Full report: It is not just a case of avoiding being blocked. This is how to structure YOUR company when approaching an all important Chinese client base.