FX Industry Week Review: Forex broker licenses, Crypto exchange gets 500K signups, Executive moves, and lots more

Topping this week’s Forex Industry News headlines…

Who is LMAX Exchange‘s new Global Head of Institutional Sales?

Which senior IG executive jumped to Stater Global Markets?

Where did each of RoboMarkets and CFI open new offices following regulatory approvals?

Answers to these questions and more appeared first or only at LeapRate. Some of our most viewed and commented-on posts from the past week include:

Roland White LMAX ExchangeLMAX Exchange hires senior Commerzbank exec to head institutional sales. Leading FX institutional exchange LMAX Exchange has announced that it has hired a senior Commerzbank FX executive to the newly created position of Global Head of Institutional Sales. Who is LMAX Exchange’s new Global Head of Institutional Sales? Get all the details, always first at LeapRate.

dx regulated crypto exchangeRegulated crypto exchange DX.Exchange logs 500,000 registrations – before launch. ​Soon-to-launch regulated cryptocurrency exchange DX.Exchange has announced that it has seen the registration of half a million traders in its system – all before the formal launch of DX.Exchange. LeapRate has exclusively reported about the planned launch of DX.Exchange in mid May. The exchange was founded and is headed by former Oanda UK and Alpari UK CEO Daniel Skowronski, and is being being built on Nasdaq’s market leading matching technology. Get all the details, always first at LeapRate.

Mark Chesterman Stater fx prime brokerIG institutional chief jumps to Stater Global Markets. ​LeapRate has learned that the longtime chief of IG Group’s institutional business, and its former Chief FX Dealer, has moved to FCA regulated FX prime broker Stater Global Markets. Who has moved from IG to Stater? Get all the details, always first at LeapRate.

nextmarketsNextmarkets gets Malta license, raises €6 million for trading platform. Cologne, Germany based retail trading platform company Nextmarkets has announced that it has gone live after receiving a regulatory license in Malta. And, that it has raised an additional €6 million from investors. Who has invested €6 million in Nextmarkets, run by brothers and Ayondo co-founders Manuel and Dominic Heyden? Get all the details, now at LeapRate.

RoboMarkets Madrid Spain forexRoboMarkets’ Tied Agent approved by Spain regulator. CySEC regulated online brokerage and investment company RoboMarketshas announced that its Tied Agent in Spain has been approved by the Spanish financial regulator. The new office is located in the capital of Spain, Madrid. The Tied Agent is headed by Alfonso Franco.

CFI London office fx brokerCFI gets approval for UK branch, opening London office. Credit Financier Invest (CFI) Ltd, previously known as CFI Markets and part of CFI Financial Group Holding, has announced that it has received authorization to set up a Branch in the United Kingdom. The company plans now to set up its branch in London and said that it is set to launch its activity there soon.

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