Forex Industry Week Review: FXCM moves to NASDAQ, FxPro’s new logo, TechFinancials record results, and lots more…

Lots of changes afoot in LeapRate’s Forex Industry News this past week. Logo changes, stock listing changes…

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fxcm-move-to-nasdaqFXCM moving its shares from NYSE to NASDAQ. Retail forex broker FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM) has announced that it is transferring its stock exchange listing to The NASDAQ Global Market. Since going public in 2010, FXCM shares have traded on the ‘big board’ New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). FXCM rival Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) also trades on the NYSE. Why make the move now?

TechFinancials reports record results in 1H-2106, launches CFDs platform. Binary Options platform and brokerage group TechFinancials Inc (LON:TECH) has reported its First Half 2016 financials, which saw the company continue a major turnaround, especially in its binary options brokerage business, OptionFair. Overall, TechFinancials had its best ever six month period Revenues-wise, bringing in a total of USD $9.9 million. How did the Revenue split between software licensing and TechFinancials’ own OptionFair brand? And how about the aforementioned new CFDs platform?

fxpro-new-logoFxPro changes logo, drops ‘Forex’ from taglineLeapRate Exclusive… LeapRate has learned that FCA and CySEC regulated retail forex broker FxPro has begun a refreshing of its brand with a change in its logo for the first time in 10 years. So what are the changes? How does the new logo look? And what’s behind the change?

Forget Pokemon GO! Swissquote GO announces open season on shares.

LMAX Exchange becomes liquidity provider for MetaTrader 5.

FxPro adds former Saxo Bank UK Chairman Nick Beecroft to its UK BoD.

Optimove nabs $20 million VC fundraising round, adds SimilarWeb director Moshe Lichtman to its BoD.

Blueberry Markets adds Autochartist FX market scanner service.

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