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Screenshot of a breaking news alert e-mail from Q2 2017
Retail FX broker Alpari Ltd has stopped offering binary options trading on OptionTrader platform, with fx.option accounts no longer supported.
According to an announcement on the company’s website, trading using fx.option accounts became unavailable effective January 7, 2016.
A comment on Alpari’s Russian Forum says that the company stopped supporting the platform on January 11, 2016.
Clients of the broker willing to trade binary options can do so via the BinaryTrader platform, which was officially launched in June 2015. The platform currently offers four types of binary options: Call/Put, Touch, Range and Spread. The underlying assets include 17 currency pairs and 2 spot metals, whereas the expiry times vary from 1 minute to 24 hours.
You can view Alpari’s announcement on the topic by clicking here.