Tag: institutional FX brokers

CrescoFX website
November 21, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Exclusive: CrescoFX expands to the UK with FCA license

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that institutional boutique FX broker CrescoFX has successfully obtained a license from the FCA in the UK for its subsidiary Cresco Capital Markets (UK) Limited, with plans to expand both its institutional and Retail brokerage operations. The license was formally granted back on August 1, 2017. CrescoFX was established in…

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Ross Newell AETOS Direct
November 06, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

China backed FX broker hires Ross Newell from AxiCorp to head new institutional business AETOS Direct

LeapRate has learned that Aetos Capital Group, a company controlled by Chinese online entrepreneur Yongqiang Lu, has launched a new institutional FX unit in its London-based FCA regulated arm Aetos Capital Group (UK) Limited, to be called AETOS Direct. To head up AETOS Direct, the company has hired Ross Newell (pictured above) from AxiCorp. Mr. Newell was one…

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True Trade institutional fx
October 20, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Exclusive: Institutional FX platform True Trade goes live

LeapRate Exclusive... After some initial growing pains which included the departures of CEO Klaus Buhl and COO Ashraf Agha, LeapRate has learned that FCA regulated institutional FX provider True Trade (truetrademarkets.com) has gone live. Institutional clients have begun trading trading FX on (Phase 1) of True Trade’s new proprietary execution platform. True Trade provides clients with…

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cmc markets offices
May 18, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

CMC Markets launches new institutional offering Prime FX

UK based online brokerage house CMC Markets Plc (LON:CMCX) has announced the launch of its new Prime FX proposition, as the company continues to bolster its institutional offering. Prime FX from CMC Markets has been designed to help fill the liquidity gap that has been left by many of the traditional prime brokers scaling back…

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February 16, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Institutional FX liquidity provider PositivaFX launching Retail Forex brokerage - LeapRate Exclusive

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that CySEC regulated institutional FX firm PositivaFX (CY) Ltd is making preparations to launch a separate Retail Forex brokerage operation. PositivaFX, based in Limassol, Cyprus and founded in 2014 by CEO George Stylianou (pictured at right) and COO Kaiming Liu, has grown into a fairly successful institutional FX shop, serving mainly small to…

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