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Lots of changes afoot in LeapRate’s Forex Industry News this past week. Logo changes, stock listing changes…
Our most popular guest posts this week were:
- How to interpret the probability of a Fed rate hike? courtesy of LCG Senior Market Analyst Ipek Ozkardeskaya
- The flaws in social trading, by Leverate’s Yael Warman
Some of our most popular, shared and commented-on posts this week at LeapRate included:
FXCM 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 changes logo, drops ‘Forex’ from tagline. LeapRate 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?