Tag: retail Forex industry

December 31, 2014 BY LeapRate Staff

LeapRate's Top Forex Industry News Stories of 2014

It has been quite a year in the forex industry in 2014. We're exiting the year with near-record volatility in key currency pairs such as the EURUSD and EURCHF, as well as Yen and Ruble pairs. The USD is at multi-year highs, while Crude Oil is at multi-year lows. Valuations of publicly traded forex brokers…

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April 14, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

LeapRate Interview: Jake Amar, CEO and Co-Founder of Mercer FX takes the long-term view on running a brokerage

Following the recent implementation of new rulings by the New Zealand FMA, the gateway to the Asia Pacific region has widened further. Jake Amar, CEO and Co-founder of Mercer FX talks best execution, investment in bespoke solutions, client loyalty and the future of retail FX brokers as bona fide financial institutions The long and often…

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June 24, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

LeapRate Retail FX Volume Index at record $229 billion in May

Retail Forex industry volumes driven by ideal trading conditions -- a risk-on environment, volatility, and strong volumes in the Far East. LeapRate's Retail FX Volume Index, sponsored by Leverate, hit another all-time record in May, rising nearly 7% to $229 billion daily. Forex industry trading volumes continue to sit about 20%-25% above last year's levels.…

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