April 29, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

oneZero Financial Systems buys CMAP

Consolidation is hitting not just the FX brokerage sector, but also those who sell technology solutions to it. Congratulations to our friend Stephen Leahy and his staff at CMAP -- CMAP has been as advertiser with LeapRate since Day One here -- on CMAP's acquisition by oneZero Financial Systems. CMAP and oneZero have been cooperating…

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November 09, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

MetaQuotes launches signal copy trading for MT4

Follows recent introduction of similar service to MT5. Thanks to CMAP for pointing out to us a recent posting on the MQL5 community blog, stating that copy trading of signal providers will be available soon on MT4. For more details see CMAP's posting. For more on the global Forex industry see the LeapRate-Dow Jones Forex Industry…

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October 24, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

Is the failure of the 'carry trade' responsible for falling FX volumes?

Has global fiscal stimulus killed the 'carry trade'? Interesting article posted on Bloomberg (with thanks to CMAP's commentary section for bringing it to our attention), positing that central banks' stimulus has effectively killed the 'carry trade' in FX, whereby lower yielding currencies are borrowed to invest in higher yielding ones -- which normally leading to…

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