Tag: japanese forex broker

April 16, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

GMO Click upgrades OTC Forex services

GMO Click Securities, the online trading subsidiary of Japan's Internet conglomerate GMO Click Holdings Inc (TYO:7177), today unveiled plans that will substantially change its OTC Forex services, FX Neo in particular. The broker has boasted some solid trading volumes on FX Neo lately, with the most recent proof being the rise in trading activity in…

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April 03, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Monex Group records 28% MoM rise in global FX volumes in March 2015

Monex Group, Inc. (TYO:8698), the Japan-headquartered group of retail FX brokers, has just announced its operating metrics for March 2015, with global Forex volumes recording a double-digit rise against February 2015. Thus, Monex has joined the raft of online trading companies that seem to have benefited from improved volatility in the FX markets in March.…

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March 31, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Rakuten Securities set to roll out iSpeed app for Apple Watch

Efforts by online trading companies to respond to the latest trend in mobile technology have led to another application for Apple Watch devices coming to life. Rakuten Securities, the subsidiary of Rakuten Inc (TYO:4755) that is on the verge of finalizing the purchase of FXCM Japan, has today announced the launch of an iSpeed application…

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March 30, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Monex Global Retail Investor Survey: 40% say BOJ QE measures unlikely

Monex Group, Inc. (TYO:8698), the Japan-based group of Forex brokers, this morning published its 16th Global Retail Investor Survey. The survey, conducted in late February and early March 2015, covered the opinions of retail investors in Japan, China (Hong Kong) and the United States on global Forex and stock markets for the following three months.…

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March 25, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Rakuten Sec to acquire FXCM Japan for $62 million

FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM), a giant in the retail Forex industry, announced today that Rakuten Securities, Inc., a subsidiary of Rakuten Inc (TYO:4755), will acquire its Japanese operations in a deal worth approximately $62 million. The definitive agreement has been reached amid FXCM Holdings, LLC and FXCM Newco, LLC (“FXCM”) and Rakuten. The deal will see…

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March 17, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Invast Securities swings back to profit in Q3 of fiscal year

Invast Securities Co., Ltd. (TYO:8709) has managed to benefit from improved volatility in the Forex market in late 2014 and to return to profitability in the quarter to the end of December. The online trading group, which has operations in Japan and Australia, posted ordinary income of JPY 272 million (USD 2.24m/EUR 2.11m) for the…

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February 23, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Alpari Japan to shut down MT4, Alpari Direct

Alpari Japan K.K., the Japanese subsidiary of Alpari UK, which is now under special administration, announced today the pending halt of its offering of Metatrader 4 (MT4) and Alpari Direct. The broker will stop supporting trading on the platforms from March 13, 2015. All clients are now instructed to get their trade reports and different…

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January 27, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

MONEX sees profits return in Q3, as net income reaches JPY 2.1bn

Monex Group, Inc. (TYO:8698), the international group of Forex brokers, earlier today announced the financial metrics for the third quarter of its fiscal year. The three months until the end of December 2014 saw a drastic turn in the group's fortunes, as the corporate income swung back into black, following a gloomy second quarter marked…

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