September 15, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FXCM adds Volatility Index CFDs to its trading offer

FXCM’s customers can buy micronized VOLX CFDs at 1/10th of the size of the mini VIX or 1/100th of the standard VIX Future. The company’s clients can also benefit from 10:1 leverage (5:1 for ESMA regulated clients), significantly reducing the cost of entry. Offering contracts on a fractional basis allows FXCM’s investors more control over…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
September 11, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: TradeMax rebrands to TMGM, Forex Analytix and Forest Park FX launch portal TraderSummit.net

Online FX and CFD trading and cryptocurrencies provider FXCM announced the launch of the SMS Trading Alerts service to help users spot potential trading opportunities. The SMS Trading Alerts cover shares, forex, gold and many other tradable instruments at FXCM. Users can choose the instruments that they want to receive signals for and they will receive…

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September 09, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FXCM launches SMS Trading Alerts

Brendan Callan, CEO of FXCM commented: We are always looking for new ways to increase the efficiency and ease of trading for our customers. Sending free SMS trade alerts ensures our customers are always up to date on the latest market moves, making it easier than ever to identify the best trading opportunities. The instruments…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
August 14, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: Swissquote, Plus500 and IG release trading volumes, FXCM Pro provides liquidity for DXtrade platform

International multi-asset broker HotForex has expanded its offering with the launch of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and direct market access (DMA) stocks, exclusive to the company’s MT5 platform. Traders on HotForex can now benefit from CFDs on DMA Stocks and the direct market live pricing. Unlike CFDs on Stocks, which are not directly hedged in the underlying…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
July 24, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: IG reports successful financial year, market situation in Germany explained

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, began developing common taxonomy for stablecoins which will also cover crypto-assets more broadly. The development of taxonomy will create common regulatory classifications of the sablecoins in response to their recent growth before they fragment any further. The WFE asked the Financial Stability…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
July 10, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: Plus500 triples sales, Dukascopy announces white label partnership with Bank Sich in Ukraine

The institutional unit of FXCM Group, FXCM Pro, announced its has teamed up with trading technology provider Tradesocio. The two companies collaborated to provide banks, brokers, asset managers and other buy-side institutions with a full fintech solution that combines Tradesocio’s digital investment and trading technology with FXCM Pro’s institutional liquidity and global scale. Tradesocio’s client base…

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July 07, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FXCM cuts minimum trade size on single stock CFDs

  The new offering will allow customers to easily scale in or out of positions or access stocks that would have previously been too expensive.     Apple (AAPL.us) Facebook (FB.us) Netflix (NFLX.us) Share Price* $366 $233 $471 FXCM Micronisation 1/10 1/10 1/10 Value of 1 FXCM Contract $36.6 $23.3 $47.1 Margin Requirement* $3.66 $2.33…

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fxcm launches stock baskets
May 19, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

FXCM launches Stock Baskets

Sector Symbol YTD Change1 Monthly Volume Change2 Esports & Gaming ESPORTS +12% +221% Big US Tech FAANG +10% +176% Biotech BIOTECH +8% +201% Chinese E-Commerce CHN.ECOMM +8% +45% Chinese Tech CHN.TECH -1% -52% eMini Dow Futures US30 -19% --- Past Performance is not an indicator of future results.  1 Year-to-date (YTD) figures calculated using FXCM’s closing bid price from…

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April 29, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FXCM releases commission-free share CFD trading expansion

The share CFD trading will be provided on MetaTrader 4, the Trading Station platform and on mobile devices, supporting connectivity for existing customers and reducing the need to switch between providers. FXCM will launch the product for South African and Australian customers with European customers next in line. Brendan Callan, CEO of FXCM said: “Share…

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