Tag: Australia Forex brokers

Chris Weston Pepperstone
March 08, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Exclusive: Pepperstone hires noted IG Australia analyst Chris Weston

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that longtime IG Australia research analyst and market strategist Chris Weston is following in the footsteps of his former boss Tamas Szabo, and has agreed to join rival FX broker Pepperstone. As was exclusively reported by LeapRate back in October, Pepperstone hired Tamas Szabo, former Australia office head of UK online…

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Saxo Bank OpenMarkets Australia
June 13, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Exclusive: Saxo Bank in Australia partnership with OpenMarkets

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that Copenhagen-based multi asset broker Saxo Bank has inked a new partnership with Australian online cash equities broker OpenMarkets. We expect the parties to make a formal announcement shortly. OpenMarkets is one of Australia’s fastest-growing online stockbrokers. The agreement is a reciprocal one, which will see OpenMarkets and Saxo Bank,…

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September 13, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Blueberry Markets adds Autochartist FX market scanner service

LeapRate has learned that Australian-based MT4 broker Blueberry Markets has added Autochartist's market scanner service for its clients. Autochartist is a market scanner that recognizes potential trade set-ups based on support and resistant levels. Once the opportunity has been identified, clients of firms such as Blueberry Markets are notified, allowing the trader to make the final…

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October 28, 2015 BY LeapRate Staff

AxiTrader sees website go down for several hours Tuesday caused by Microsoft Azure problems - LeapRate Exclusive

LeapRate Exclusive... Continuing our exclusive coverage of a series of (seemingly unconnected) outages and hacks hitting the Forex trading world of late, LeapRate has learned that leading Australian retail forex broker AxiTrader experienced an outage lasting several hours on Tuesday October 27. AxiTrader clients were apparently unable to log into their accounts during the latter…

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October 26, 2015 BY LeapRate Staff

Australia regulator ASIC warns against cold calling impersonators of... ASIC

Australia's financial regulator ASIC has issued an interesting pronouncement, warning consumers to be wary of cold callers claiming to represent ASIC itself. Apparently, there are a group of cold callers calling Australian consumers posing as ASIC personnel, and asking for their targets' personal and financial details. ASIC is warning consumers that these calls are a…

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October 12, 2015 BY LeapRate Staff

An insider's view of Australia's pending trade reporting legislation from AxiTrader - LeapRate Exclusive

A lot of information (and misinformation) has been circulating lately regarding pending legislation in Australia, which will require both large and small financial institutions to report all derivatives trades - reporting which will also cover most of the retail forex brokers in the country. The implementation of the Australia OTC derivatives reform act has been moved…

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