Tag: AvaFX

August 21, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

AvaTrade partners with Gold-i to offer Bitcoin trading on MT4

Bitcoin trading will be available with up to 5x leverage on both AvaTrader and AvaTrade's MT4. Three weeks after we first broke the news that Ireland-based forex broker AvaTrade (formerly AvaFX) had launched Bitcoin trading, comes formal word from the company. AvaTrade today put out a formal press release announcing that it had hired MT4…

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August 06, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

AvaTrade introduces Bitcoin trading on MT4

Bitcoin trading will be available with up to 5x leverage on both AvaTrader and AvaTrade's MT4. With Bitcoin prices settling into a much more normal trading range since wild daily Bitcoin price swings of 50%+ were the norm back in April, more forex and binary options brokers are adding Bitcoin trading, feeling comfortable in their…

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July 30, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

AvaTrade receives BVI FSC regulatory license

AvaTrade now regulated in Europe, Australia, Japan, and the BVI. Leading Ireland-based forex broker AvaTrade, a member of LeapRate's Approved List of global regulated forex brokers, has announced that it has become one of the few forex firms to receive regulatory approval of the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission. Quite a number of forex brokers are…

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April 22, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

AvaTrade brand to replace AvaFX

Leading Ireland-based FX broker undergoes major rebranding as it branches out from FX. AvaFX, a member of LeapRate's Approved List of global regulated FX brokers, has announced a major rebranding, and will now operate as AvaTrade. The rebranding includes a new website at www.avatrade.com. AvaTrade also released its trading volumes for the year 2012, coming…

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April 15, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

LeapRate adds David Frank as Forex News Editor

David Frank joins LeapRate from AvaFX and Goldman Sachs. LeapRate is pleased to announce the hiring of David Frank as our new Forex News Editor. David will be responsible for all content creation at LeapRate, and for expanding our coverage of Forex industry related news and analysis. "We are fortunate to have someone of David's…

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March 28, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Ayondo CEO Manuel Heyden resigns

Social and copytrading platform provider Ayondo replaces top management. LeapRate Exclusive.... LeapRate has learned that Manuel Heyden has resigned from the the company he co-founded and headed as CEO, Ayondo. Based in Germany, Ayondo provides social and copytrading trading platforms to FX brokers such as AvaFX (a member of LeapRate's Approved List). Heyden will be replaced…

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March 11, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

IG Group expands to Ireland, picks up ex CMC Markets exec

IG Group hires Declan Bourke, former Head of UK at CMC Markets. LeapRate has learned that UK spreadbetting giant IG Group has opened an office in Dublin, Ireland. After IG's competitor CMC Markets closed down their Ireland office last year, IG Group took the opportunity to hire CMC's Ireland country manager Declan Bourke to open…

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March 07, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

AvaTrade chosen to replace Dukascopy's white label partner in Japan – the real story

AvaTrade will continue to use Dukascopy's JForex platform for those clients, and potentially others. Stay tuned to LeapRate for the real story-behind-the-story in the FX world..... Dukascopy today announced a partnership with Ava Trade Japan (the Japan division of global FX brokerage firm AvaFX, a member of LeapRate's Approved List), whereby the JForex Platform will be available…

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