Tag: Investment Trends

August 11, 2014 BY Mike Fox

LeapRate Forex News Weekly Look Back

Some highlights from the week of August 4th - 8th Last Week's Forex Look Back! Interview: TopFX’s Paul Orford details the important factors of Prime Brokerage: https://www.leaprate.com/UBskF FXCM acquisition of FXDD US clients – $4.4 million: https://www.leaprate.com/vqgE4 Op Ed: Viewing a very different global FX landscape as 2014 passes halfway point: https://www.leaprate.com/m8KLb Investment giant BlackRock…

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May 02, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

FXCM, eToro and CMC gain in France FX and CFD sector

Research firm Investment Trends' 2014 report on the French FX and CFD market shows overall market shrinking after boost last year. Australia based research firm Investment Trends has published an updated report on FX and CFD trading in France, which showed a marked decrease in overall FX and CFD trading in the country. A boost to…

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December 30, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

UK CFD market – IG dominant, Plus500 joins the leaders

Investment Trends report shows that the UK online market is still all about IG, but some surprises among the other Top 5 firms. Research shop Investment Trends has released its annual review of the UK online trading market -- covering Spreadbetting, CFD trading and FX -- and it contains some interesting findings.  The not-so-surprising part?…

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July 08, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

US Forex market leads in mobile trading, but is shrinking

Investment Trends research confirms our recent reports -- that the US forex industry is getting smaller, and more concentrated. Australia based forex industry research firm Investment Trends has just come out with their US forex market report for 2013. Most of the key findings of the report will be familiar to our readers, with perhaps…

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May 28, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

France FX and CFD markets booming

Investment Trends reports 20-30% year-over-year increase in participants in FX and CFD trading in France. Research firm Investment Trends published an updated report on FX and CFD trading in France, which showed a healthy increase in trading in 2012 over 2011, despite lower volatility levels. (We understand, in our conversations with brokers and platform providers,…

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November 27, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

Singapore sees decline in number of FX traders

Investment Trends report blames increased regulation. The number of traders in the Singapore FX market has declined this year to 20,000 from 25,000 in 2011, a decrease of 20%, according to a new report by Australia-based financial research firm Investment Trends (to download the report summary click here). Singapore market share: Despite the decrease, Singapore remains…

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April 26, 2012 BY Gerald Segal

Australia FX report issued by Investment Trends

Research firm Investment Trends issued a detailed report on the Australian Forex and CFD market (see text of theire news release below). Among the key findings were that Australia is already a larger FX market, relative to the country's size, than most other countries, yet the prospects for growth are still high. The report also…

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