Tag: capital requirements

January 16, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Trading in FXCM shares halted pending news

A quick note from the New York Stock Exchange where US retail FX giant FXCM (NYSE:FXCM) is listed. Trading in shares of the company was halted about an hour ago pending a news announcement. Shares in the FX broker were down as much as 88% after the press release stating the $225 million hit the…

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January 16, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Official FXCM comments on Swiss Franc spike - may be in breach of some regulatory capital requirements

FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM)  announced today that due to unprecedented volatility in the EUR/CHF pair after the Swiss National Bank announcement Thursday morning, clients experienced significant losses, generating negative equity balances owed to FXCM of approximately $225 million. As a result of these debit balances, the company may be in breach of some regulatory capital requirements. FXCM states…

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