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Forex blogs - foreign exchange

Forex trading online is a interesting way to trade en speculate at the foreign exchange market world wide. For more information about trading our blog listing here will help you to find interesting blogs about forex trading.

Bitcoin news and price charts

Bitcoin Markets Comprise Imminent Alternative to Foreign Exchange


"A report authored by researchers from the Henryk Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics has found that Bitcoin is maturing. The report, courtesy of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow, conc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-14 22:35
Taggar: bitcoin, foreign exchange, market, report

Super Rich: Popular Thai Foreign Exchange Chain to Add Cryptocurrencies


"Superrich International Exchange, a popular foreign currency exchange chain in Thailand, has reportedly revealed a plan to begin offering travelers cryptocurrency exchange service in addition to 32 fi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 08:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, foreign currency, foreign exchange, report

Swiss Quarterly Monetary Policy Review


"A quarterly review of Swiss monetary policy kept the targeted interest rate at -0.75% within a range of negative 0.25% to negative 1.25% on 3-month Swiss Libor. A statement from the Swiss National Ban..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:49
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

Indonesia rupiah hits more than 20 year low


"The Indonesian rupiah fell to its weakest level against the dollar in more than 20 years on Monday, prompting the country’s central bank to say that it will intervene. Bank Indonesia said on Mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 17:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, market, report

Reuters Poll Shows Loonie Rising But NAFTA a Question Mark


"Canada?s dollar will rise over the coming year as the Bank of Canada hikes interest rates and higher oil prices become more supportive of the currency, a Reuters poll showed, but it will take a NAFTA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 18:46
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, oil, rate

South Korea Thinks Real-Name System is Working ? Stepping Up Crypto Monitoring


"South Korea?s top financial regulator recently told 23 other countries’ regulators that the kimchi premium has fizzled since the anonymous trading of cryptocurrencies was banned in the country..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, financial, foreign exchange, trading

British FX Firm Currencies Direct Pilots Ripple Tech


"Foreign exchange brokerage Currencies Direct successfully completed several international transfers using Ripple's xRapid product."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 19:15
Taggar: currencies, foreign exchange

Commerzbank Conducts ?500k FX Transaction Using R3's Corda


"Thyssenkrupp successfully conducted a foreign exchange transaction using R3's Corda blockchain in partnership with Germany's Commerzebank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:20
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Bank Indonesia Tightens Monetary Policy For First Time Since Late 2014


"Like their Brazilian colleagues late yesterday, monetary policymakers in Indonesia were compelled by recent foreign exchange market developments, namely the strength of the dollar and depreciation of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 16:54
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, market, rate

Santander to Launch Ripple Payment App This Week


"Banking giant Santander Group is reportedly launching a blockchain-based application for cross-border foreign exchange on Friday. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 13:10
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, report

Taxing Every Bitcoin Purchase Will Backfire for the IRS


"The IRS' 2014 tax guidance may encourage cryptocurrency users to use unregulated foreign exchanges and use privacy coins like monero or zcash."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 10:00
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange

Bank of England (BoE) Keeps Rates on Hold Hints At Lift Going Forward


"The chances of a May rise in interest rates have increased sharply after two members of the Bank of England?s monetary policy committee voted for an immediate hike in borrowing costs. Sterling rose on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:53
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, point, rate

Venezuela Picks FX Platform to Auction Petro ?Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency?


"Venezuela has chosen a platform on which to auction its ?oil-backed cryptocurrency?, the petro. While the country’s National Assembly has repeatedly declared this new currency illegal, the Venez..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 23:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, foreign exchange, oil

Belgian Tax Authority Going After Crypto Investors


"Cryptocurrency investments have attracted the attention of tax authorities in Belgium. Several investigations have been opened into cases of Belgian citizens who have traded on foreign exchanges. Anyo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-03 23:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, foreign exchange, investment, market

Crypto Tax Breaks Proposed by Officials in Russia


"Tax exemptions on profits from crypto-related transactions have been proposed during a meeting at the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia. Participants also called for a 10 fold increase of the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 09:10
Taggar: bitcoin, foreign exchange, investment, profit

[Poll] Will Retail Forex Trading Ever Get Banned?


"For quite some time already, my April fool jokes about the foreign exchange market closing down or the government monopolizing it no longer seem so outlandish as they def..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 20:33
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

China to Block Access to International Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"We know you heard this one before, but China wants to ban bitcoin…again. Only this time the government plans to use one of its most far reaching tools, the Great Firewall of China, to completely..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 19:13
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, foreign exchange

US Political Uncertainty Could Rattle Markets


"Political risk has the potential to grip the currency market in the near term, according to one foreign exchange strategist with a close eye on Washington this week. Concerns over a U.S. government sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:14
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market, rate

All your Eggs in the one basket ?


"All your Eggs in the one basket? The majority of the street found themselves with most of their eggs in the short dollar basket as ECB jawboning threw cold water on the Euro rally, and hawkish Fed com..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 02:01
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange

FX Traders are not impressed by surging US CPI.


"FX Traders are not impressed by surging US CPI. Foreign Exchange traders were not impressed by the robust US CPI and Retail Sales prints and continued to flood into the top 2018 consensus trades.The E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-14 00:25
Taggar: bull, cpi, foreign exchange, fx trade, retail sales

Tax Reform $ Bounce


"Tax Reform Bounce Foreign Exchange Traders were getting very edgy in Asia yesterday amid holiday-thinned markets with little impetus one way or the other, but thankfully there was some news to sink th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 02:05
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, market

2018 GLOBAL FX OUTLOOK ( Radio Interview)


"Presented by: Joyce Goh BFM KL 2018 GLOBAL FX OUTLOOK:  Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore December will be upon us this Friday kicking off the countdown to 2018. As we m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 05:05
Taggar: foreign exchange, investment, rate, share, shares, trading

Morocco Regulators Warn of Penalties for Cryptocurrency Use


"The foreign exchange office of the Moroccan government has stated that the use of cryptocurrencies can lead to penalties under existing rules."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 17:15
Taggar: currencies, foreign exchange

Operation to Bypass China?s Capital Controls Using Bitcoin Ends up in South Korean Court


"A South Korean police officer has been indicted for his role in an operation to bypass China?s capital controls. Using bitcoin to transfer the funds, the case involves the movement of 12 billion won..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-11 21:30
Taggar: bitcoin, foreign exchange

SGX Profits jump in Q1 ( TV Clip)


"Mr Loh Boon Chye, chief executive officer of SGX, said in a statement that record trading activity in the local bourse?s key foreign exchange (FX) futures contracts and traction in its fixed income bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 07:25
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, rate, trading

Russian Real Estate Firm Experiments With Selling a Luxury Mansion for Bitcoin


"The Russian real estate firm Kalinka Group has announced that once of its clients is selling his luxurious home for bitcoins. The 4200 square foot country mansion is located in the village of Nikol..."

Chinese Capital Outflows Slowdown in Q1


"Pressure on capital outflows from China eased significantly in the first quarter, a spokeswoman for the country’s foreign exchange regulator said on Thursday. Expectations for yuan depreciation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 15:05
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Total Retail Forex Deposits in the US Rise in January to $531m


"CFTC FCM data shows that the retail foreign exchange market grew by 1.3 percent month-over-month."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 09:15
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Stefan Lucas Joins Insurance Technology Firm Fadata


"The former foreign exchange industry exec joined Fadata as Head of Marketing last year"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 20:07
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Reuters Poll Says Trump Dollar Policy Not Clear


"The Trump administration’s dollar policy is not clear, and the currency’s further near-term strength will depend mainly on the speed of Federal Reserve interest-rate hikes, according to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 20:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange, rate

China Grand Champions of Currency Manipulation


"President Donald Trump declared China the “grand champions” of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analyzin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 11:15
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange

Exclusive: IS Prime Expands Operations into Hong Kong


"The growing Asian market is increasingly appetizing for companies from the foreign exchange industry"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 11:50
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Oil in Trouble if OPEC Does to Extend Agreement


"Crude oil has slumped over 2 percent this year and could see more pain ahead if OPEC does not stick to production cuts it agreed upon in December. “I think oil is in a very dangerous zone now pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 17:18
Taggar: foreign exchange, oil, rate

China?s Foreign Reserves Fell by 13B in January


"China’s foreign exchange reserves have fallen to a six-year low following an outflow of capital that prompted Beijing to tighten controls on outbound investment. Central bank data Tuesday showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 17:59
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, investment

GM Blames FX Losses for Revenue Drop


"General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Tuesday that fourth-quarter net income fell partly because of $500 million in foreign exchange losses, while the automaker forecast 2017 profit per share would be flat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 17:13
Taggar: foreign exchange, profit, share

Chinese FX Reserves Slip Below $3 Trillion


"China’s foreign exchange reserves unexpectedly fell below the closely watched $3 trillion level in January for the first time in nearly six years, though tighter regulatory controls appeared to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 12:53
Taggar: foreign exchange

Total Retail Forex Deposits in the US Finish 2016 at $525 mln


"CFTC FCMs data shows that the retail foreign exchange market contracted 3.5 percent"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 19:51
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Intercontinental Exchange?s Volumes in January 2017 Reveal Mixed Performance


"ICE has also notched growth across its foreign exchange (FX) and credit volumes, which averaged 48,000 contracts per day."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 17:11
Taggar: foreign exchange

Japan Denies Currency Manipulation


"apan denied Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump’s accusation that Tokyo has been seeking to devalue the yen, saying that it is not manipulating the foreign exchange market. Trump’s remar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 18:01
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

Is a Revival of U.S. Currency Market Intervention Coming?


"I suspect it is. Foreign exchange intervention used to be a key tool of monetary policy, wherein countries buy or sell their own currency in the marketplace against a different widely traded currency..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 20:49
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, market

Never A Dull Moment in the World of Foreign Exchange.


"Never A Dull Moment in the World of Foreign Exchange.  As we move into the second trading week of 2017 two major macro narratives, continue to evolve, China FX policy & US interest rates. Moreove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-08 00:25
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, rate, trading

Czech National Bank


"Since November 2012, the Czech two-week repo rate has been a mere 0.05%. A year after dropping to that level, an additional asymmetric foreign exchange rate policy was added to the monetary policy too..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 21:23
Taggar: foreign exchange, inflation, rate

Do You Pay Taxes on Forex Trading Gains?


"Paying taxes is really the last thing a new foreign exchange trader should care about, but it is definitely a serious issue for any profitable trader. Correct handling of one&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 20:18
Taggar: foreign exchange, profit

Trend Reversal on Yuan unlikely


"Central bank Deputy Governor Yi Gang said in an interview with Xinhua that the yuan is a ?stable and strong? currency and its depreciation against the dollar was less than that of the Japanese yen or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 03:52
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, foreign exchange

Fastmatch November Volumes More than Double over Last Year?s


"The company is reporting the fastest growth among major ECNs in the foreign exchange industry."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 09:26
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

More Capital Controls in China


"The currency devaluation has been a source of concern for investors as Chinese authorities tighten capital controls, curbing the purchase of outbound assets by restricting portfolio and foreign direct..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 06:22
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, investment

AFEX Onboards HSBC?s Ramnath Ramhit as Head of Integrated Solutions


"Ramhit joins the company with over 25 years of experience in the corporate foreign exchange industry."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 13:57
Taggar: foreign exchange, rate

FXPRIMUS Appoints Mohammad Amer as Head of FX Sales


"Mohammad brings a wealth of experience in a career spanning over 16 years in the foreign exchange markets."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 18:04
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Polish Broker DM BZ WBK Suddenly Ceases Forex and CFD Business


"A remarkable move, as a month ago another Polish Forex broker decided to leave the domestic foreign exchange market."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 17:59
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market

Analysis: Donald Trump?s Win Hands Brokers One of the Best Days in 2016


"Foreign exchange and CFDs brokers appear to be weathering the rollercoaster of volatility rather well"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 11:49
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange

China?s Official Interbank FX Trading Platform Wants Blockchain to Reshape Market


"China Foreign Exchange Trade System: "we have noticed that blockchain is an emerging technology with great promise.""

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 11:03
Taggar: foreign exchange, trade system

Breaking: IG Group Buys DailyFX from FXCM for $40 mln


"DailyFX has been one of the most visited foreign exchange trading news and research portals"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-30 08:14
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

ForexClear Sees Upticks in Volumes and Members Across FX NDFs Clearing


"Unlike the remaining 97% of the foreign exchange market, NDFs are not physically settled through an exchange of principal."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 13:19
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Is Forex Market Random?


"Are Forex charts random? Does trying to predict the market and trade currencies for profit even makes sense? Traders and curious people ask these questions and, I am sure..."

Is Forex Market Random?


"Are Forex charts random? Does trying to predict the market and trade currencies for profit even makes sense? Traders and curious people ask these questions and, I am sure..."

FXCM Upgrades API Tech Aiming at Algorithmic Traders, Institutional Clients


"The foreign exchange and CFDs trading brokerage has rolled out its latest enhancements to API services"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-20 19:50
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

FxPro UK Appoints Former Saxo Markets UK Chairman Nick Beecroft as Director


"London based brokerage FxPro UK has onboarded a new senior figure from the foreign exchange industry yesterday. A filing with the UK Companies House states that Nick Beecroft has joined the firm as a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 16:02
Taggar: foreign exchange

Major ECNs Volumes Seasonally Low as Traders Await September Fed Meeting


"With the summer months behind us, so is probably one of the slowest months in terms of trading activity on the foreign exchange markets. August has proven to be a seasonal slowdown after July was more..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 10:27
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, report, trading

G20 Urged to Remove Restrictions on Reporting of Some Derivatives


"The regulator has not specifically outlines foreign exchange derivatives for now"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 17:22
Taggar: foreign exchange

Rate Hike Fever Continues to Grip Markets


"Rate Hike Fever Continues to Grip Markets US rate hike fever continues dominating the Foreign Exchange landscape.  The US dollar continues to trade favorably despite the next major catalyst, Fridays J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 04:05
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, market, rate, report

Alpari Launches Binary Options Trading Application


"Foreign exchange brokerage Alpari has set a new milestone for its offering in the binary options space. The company is deploying the Alpari Options mobile application for smartphones and tablets via b..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 10:06
Taggar: foreign exchange

KVB Kunlun Reports Interim H1 2016 Financial Results


"The leveraged foreign exchange and other trading income of the Group increased by approximately 31.5%."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 19:17
Taggar: foreign exchange, leverage, trading

Japanese Rakuten Securities Acquires Australian FX Brokerage FXAsia


"Rakuten Securities continues its expansion into the foreign exchange market after acquiring FXCM Japan last year"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 15:19
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Czech National Bank Meeting Keeps Present Policy Stance


"The decision to leave Czech monetary policy settings had been expected.  The two-week repo rate has been 0.05%, effectively zero in functionality terms, since November 2012, and a one-sided interventi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 16:38
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, rate

XTX Markets Continues Focusing on Asian Growth, Hires Ted Yang


"The leading non-bank liquidity provider in the foreign exchange industry, XTX Markets has on-boarded Ted Yang in Singapore"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 11:16
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

FXSpotStream Continues Marking Impressive Trading Volumes Growth in July


"The ECN trading venue has been one of the fastest growing in the foreign exchange industry"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 10:15
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Breaking: GAIN Capital GTX Hires Institutional Sales Veteran Thomas Reichel


"GAIN Capital's GTX team is bolstered with another foreign exchange industry veteran from Hotspot "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 16:26
Taggar: foreign exchange

London FX Turnover Amounts to $2.2t in April: Last Pre-Brexit Vote Report


"The foreign exchange capital of Europe London accounts for a substantial share of the global FX market"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-29 19:47
Taggar: foreign exchange, fx market, market, share

Canadian Foreign Exchange Trading Volumes Hit All Time Highs


"The Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee has released its latest survey data showing a divergence with similar economies"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-29 17:15
Taggar: foreign exchange

UK FCA Highlights Steps Companies Need to Make to Fix FX Fixings Damage


"In light of the recent probes into the conduct on the foreign exchange market, the FCA is looking to encourage vigilance"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 13:11
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

HSBC London Head of Foreign Exchange, Mark Johnson Arrested in New York


"Mark Johnson has been linked to the foreign exchange rigging scandal and taken into custody this morning on the JFK airport"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 16:35
Taggar: foreign exchange

Broadway Technology Adds XTX Markets to its Global Liquidity Network


"XTX Markets has joined Broadway Technology as a liquidity provider in foreign exchange."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-19 13:57
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

The Forgotten FX Market


"Change is inevitable ? and at present, the foreign exchange landscape is ripe for it."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 22:48
Taggar: foreign exchange

Czech National Bank Policy Left the Same


"The decision to leave Czech monetary policy settings had been expected.  The two-week repo rate has been 0.05%, effectively zero in functionality terms, since November 2012, and an asymmetric interven..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 17:54
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, rate

FXPA Commends FX Industry on How it Prepared for Brexit Volatility


"Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) will also brief US regulators."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 17:02
Taggar: foreign exchange

Post-Brexit Increase in Trading Volumes on Friday Likely to be Sustained


"Trading volumes across the foreign exchange markets have broken several records last Friday"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-25 13:19
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

Japanese PM Says Government Must Respond Firmly to Add Stability After Brexit


"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday financial markets need to be stabilized as the yen surged against other currencies and Japanese stocks plunged after Britain voted to leave the European Union in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 12:23
Taggar: currencies, financial, foreign exchange, market

Forex Industry Tech Well Prepared for Brexit Vote, Market Risks Recede


"The foreign exchange industry looks rather well prepared for risks surrounding the incoming UK referendum."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-20 21:12
Taggar: foreign exchange

The Day After The U.K. Votes To Leave


"By Mohamed El-Erian Here’s what the world could look like on June 24 if the ?Leave? camp won the previous day?s referendum on whether the U.K. should continue to be part of the European Union: T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-20 14:53
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, oil, pound

Tickmill, ThinkForex Eye Brexit Vote With Leverage Reductions


"A cascade of brokers have continued taking a cautionary approach ahead of next week?s historic Brexit vote that could potentially unleash a dam of volatility across foreign exchange (FX) and financial..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 17:48
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, forex, margin, market

Unchanged Swiss Monetary Policy but Higher Near-Term Inflation after Quarterly Policy Review


"The Swiss sight deposit rate target was left at -0.75% and the 3-month Libor target corridor was kept at -1.25% to -0.25%.  Swiss National Bank authorities also said they”will remain active in t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 16:46
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

Pound Would Sink 9 Percent If Country Voted to Leave EU


"The British pound would sink 9 percent against the dollar in the immediate aftermath of Britons voting to leave the European Union on June 23, a Reuters poll of foreign exchange strategists showed on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 13:13
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, pound, rate

David Holcombe Joins Deutsche Boerse?s 360T FX Team from Nasdaq


"Deutsche Boerse has boosted its foreign exchange team by hiring the former Global Head of FX Products at Nasdaq"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-27 19:24
Taggar: foreign exchange

Breaking: Dozens of Broker Offices Raided by Romanian Police


"Dozens of offices of unregulated foreign exchange and binary options companies have been visited by Romanian Police"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-27 08:17
Taggar: foreign exchange

Bank of International Settlements Publishes Global Code of Conduct


"The industry is widely welcoming of the establishment of a more transparent approach towards the foreign exchange market."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 15:23
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

St Louis Fed Advices China to do 4 Things to Address Capital Outflows


"The Chinese government holds more foreign exchange reserves than any other country, but those assets are dwindling. A recent Economic Synopses essay explored how can China respond, and what these resp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 16:54
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange

ProTrader Continues Breaking New Ground, Now Available to OANDA Clients


"The foreign exchange and CFDs platform trading platform has added support by another major brokerage."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-18 09:03
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Brexit, Brazil and BoJ Dominate Markets


"Thursday May 12: Five things the markets are talking about Foreign exchange markets are expected to remain quiet until Friday when the U.S. is scheduled to release retail sales figures, key economic d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 12:32
Taggar: currency, currency pair, foreign exchange, market, retail sales

New List of Brokers ? High-Leverage Ones


"It is a common wisdom in the markets that trading with a high leverage can be dangerous. It is also obvious that huge leverage offered by the Forex brokers is one of ..."

Czech National Bank


"The two-week repo rate has been at 0.05%, which Czech monetary officials consider “technical zero” since November 2012, and officials have had a policy of automatic and unlimited intervent..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 17:39
Taggar: foreign exchange, rate

BATS Global Markets Reports Record Q1, Hotspot Net Revenue $10.4 bln


"Hotspot holds 11.8% of the spot foreign exchange market against EBS, Reuters and Fastmatch in Q1"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 00:22
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

France and Japan Agree on Undesirable FX Moves


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Francois Hollande agreed that sudden moves in foreign exchange rates were undesirable, media reports said, as the yen rose to 18-month highs aga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-03 15:36
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, rate, report

US Target China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Germany for FX Manipulation


"The U.S. government is sending a message to countries it believes are manipulating their currencies: We’re watching you. A Treasury report targets five countries in particular: China, Japan, Kor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 17:04
Taggar: currencies, economy, foreign exchange, report

Deutsche Bank Hits Billionaire Forex Investor With $300 Million Lawsuit


"The investor's fund incurred massive losses in the foreign exchange markets and faced imminent margin calls"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 09:49
Taggar: foreign exchange, margin, market

Alpari RU March Volumes Little Changed From February


"A tiny change in foreign exchange volumes for Alpari's Russia subsidiary."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 17:41
Taggar: foreign exchange

Study: London FX Trading Hub to Suffer in the Unlikely Case of a Brexit


"The repercussions of a British exit from the European Union are likely to affect London as a foreign exchange center"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 12:36
Taggar: foreign exchange

China to Trial Direct FX Swap Positions Offset Between Companies


"Chinese authorities are aiming to further reform the structure of the foreign exchange market in the country"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-01 12:17
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Edgewater Markets Raises $30m from FTV Capital for FX Business


"FTV Capital takes $30m position in Foreign Exchange technology provider"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-22 14:14
Taggar: foreign exchange

Swiss National Bank


"The latest quarterly review of Swiss monetary policy revises projected growth and inflation lower in both 2016 and 2017 but left policy settings unchanged.  Fourteen months have passed since a 1.2 fra..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 21:01
Taggar: foreign exchange, inflation, market

Israeli Binary Options Provider iTrader Expands to FX


"iTrader has launched a foreign exchange venture under the same brand name - iTraderFX. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 09:38
Taggar: foreign exchange

FMA Warns Against DGM Service Markets Limited


"The foreign exchange brokerage offering its services via the dgmfx.com website came under the watchful eye of the local market regulator and was added to its warnings list."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 11:48
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

China Slows Down Yuan Defense Using Foreign Reserves


"China is still tapping into its giant cash stockpile to fend off pressure on its currency, but the pace has slowed significantly. The country’s foreign exchange reserves shrank by about $29 bill..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 15:54
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange

Japanese Banks Cutting Rates After BOJ Announcement


"The Nikkei index dipped below 17,000 yen on Feb. 5 while the yen rose in the foreign exchange market — just a week after stocks had surged and the yen weakened as a result of the Bank of Japan&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-08 20:42
Taggar: announcement, bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

Investment Outflow Reaches $95.6B in China


"China’s central bank and financial institutions sold 628.98 billion yuan ($95.6 billion) of foreign exchange in December, according to a calculation by The Wall Street Journal based on central b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 17:27
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, foreign exchange, rate

Yuan Slightly Higher after Intervention


"China?s yuan again dominated moves on major foreign exchange markets on Monday, driven 1 percent higher against the dollar in offshore trade after reports of another round of aggressive intervention b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-11 17:04
Taggar: dollar, financial, foreign exchange, market, report

China FX Regulator Orders Banks Offshore to Limit Dollar Purchases


"China’s foreign exchange regulator has ordered banks in some trading hubs to limit dollar purchases this month, three people with direct knowledge said on Friday, in the latest attempt to stem c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 16:58
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, market, spread, trading

China Says Will Further Liberalize Interest Rates


"China’s central bank said it would further liberalize interest rates, according to a statement posted on the People’s Bank of China website on Friday. The central bank also said it would m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 14:26
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, rate

China Regulator Orders Banks in Some Hubs to Limit Dollar Buying This Month ? Sources


"China’s foreign exchange regulator has ordered banks in some trading hubs to limit dollar purchases this month, three people with direct knowledge said on Friday, in the latest attempt to stem c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 10:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, market, spread, trading

China FX Reserves Fall $512.66 Bln in 2015, Biggest Annual Drop on Record


"China’s foreign exchange reserves, the world’s largest, fell $107.9 billion in December to $3.33 trillion, the biggest monthly drop on record, central bank data showed on Thursday. The Dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 12:39
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

Sweden: Delegation decision regarding currency interventions


"The Executive Board of the Riksbank has today at an extraordinary monetary policy meeting taken the decision required to be able to instantly intervene on the foreign exchange market if necessary, as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 19:28
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, inflation, market

China Suspends Forex Business for Some Foreign Banks: Sources


"China’s central bank has suspended at least three foreign banks from conducting some foreign exchange business until the end of March, three sources who had seen the suspension notices told Reut..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 13:32
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

The Fed Rate Hike Awakens After Long Prelude


"After First US Interest Rate Hike in a Decade Focus Will Shift to Monetary Policy Pace Next Year This week in the foreign exchange market was always going to be about the December Federal Open Market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 23:27
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

Chinese FX Reserves Fell by $87.2B in November


"China’s foreign exchange reserves, the world’s largest, fell by $87.2 billion in November to $3.44 trillion, central bank data showed on Monday, the lowest level since February 2013 and th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-07 17:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange

China Opens FX Market Ahead of SDR Decision


"The first batch of foreign central banks, sovereign wealth funds and international financial institutions have been registered to enter China’s interbank foreign exchange market, the countryR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-26 17:45
Taggar: announcement, bank, financial, foreign exchange, market

USD/SGD ? Greenback Rally Continues, Singapore Foreign Currency Reserves Dip


"USD/SGD continues to move higher on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.4250 in the North American session. It?s a quiet start to the week, with just one US event on the schedule. Labor Market Conditions..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 17:47
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, point

China Sells German Bonds Aiding ECB QE


"Eurozone central bankers, struggling to boost the currency area’s flagging recovery, have received help from Beijing in delivering their ?1.1tn quantitative easing plan thanks to sales of German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-02 17:24
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange

China?s FX Reserves Fall in September


"China’s foreign exchange reserves shrank by $43.3 billion in September as the central bank stepped up intervention to stabilise the yuan and calm sentiment after a surprise devaluation of its cu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 17:16
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, market

China to Make it Easier for Companies to Get Oversees Funds


"Beijing has eased restrictions on Chinese companies seeking to raise funds overseas, after a record monthly decline in China’s foreign exchange reserves in August. The decision to loosen capital..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 16:01
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange, market

MXN Rises to 4 Week High on Dollar Weakness


"Mexico’s peso strengthened on Wednesday to its strongest level since August 19 after the U.S. Labor Department reported weaker than expected inflation in the United States. Low inflation could c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 04:09
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, inflation, market, rate, report

End-Summer Thoughts


"Unusual properties to summer financial market activity subdivide foreign exchange trading into three uneven seasons.  The unofficial summer for traders in bordered by the U.S. Memorial Day and La..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 21:02
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market, trading

China Intervenes to Support Yuan


"China intervened in the foreign exchange markets in final minutes of trading Wednesday to prevent an excessive fall in the value of the yuan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. China first in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-12 14:51
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market, report, trading

China to Open Commodity Futures Market to Foreign Investors


"Foreign investors will be allowed to transfer either foreign currency or yuan funds into China to trade in the country’s commodity futures markets, the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 16:58
Taggar: currency, foreign currency, foreign exchange, market

The Dollar, Fed Policy and Falling Equities and Commodities


"One possible explanation for the stalled dollar advance was offered in last week’s Foreign Exchange Insights essay, namely contrasting current account positions in the United States on the one h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 19:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange

Not the Result Markets Had Been Assuming


"In this age of uncertainty, the baseline scenarios adopted by investment houses on key assumptions invariably assume growth-promoting outcomes.  Marketing considerations are the driver behind thi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-08 17:32
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, investment, market

China Services Trade Deficit Widens to $18.3 billion in May


"China’s trade deficit in services widened to $18.3 billion in May, as Chinese tourists continued to spend more abroad than foreigners visiting the country, the foreign exchange regulator said on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-30 05:32
Taggar: foreign exchange

Summer Season


"The solstice that kicks off astronomical summer still lies almost a month away, but summer for currency market participants has just begun.  In foreign exchange, the year divides into three seasons, n..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-25 21:20
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market

EUR Under Pressure After Greek IMF Repayment Comments


"The euro has come under pressure on the foreign exchanges after leading Greek politicians warned the country would be unable to make its next debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-20 16:25
Taggar: foreign exchange

Monex Group Joins a Consortium of Investors forming Wealth Management Bank


"The Japanese company which owns a number of subsidiaries providing online securities and foreign exchange trading is venturing into a new business endeavor with a number of partners. Read more The pos..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-04 21:51
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, trading

CME Group Foreign Exchange Trading Volumes Swell 27% In March


"Increased G7 FX volatility has brought higher trading volumes to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange during the month of March, after shedding a fifth in February as range trading ensued across major pair..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-02 18:50
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, trading

Excessively High Leverage Continues to Haunt the Forex Industry


"Less than three months after the SNB crisis retail foreign exchange is back where it was before the 15th of January 2015, as companies continue to loudly offer between 1:666 and 1:2000 leverage. Read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 21:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, leverage

Exclusive: Global Head of FX James Ellery Parts Ways with JPMorgan


"Mr. Ellery was promoted to the role of global head of foreign exchange at JPMorgan succeeding Kahayn Mirza, who relinquished his role and headed to rival Goldman Sachs a year ago this March. Read more..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 21:48
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, gold

World Gold Council Tells China to Increase Gold Reserves


"China should increase its gold holdings to around 5 percent of its total foreign exchange reserves to help diversify currency risks, the World Gold Council (WGC) said. China currently holds about 1.6..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 16:30
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, gold

BATS Hotspot FX Targets Europe by Launching London Matching Engine


"According to an announcement made by one of the leading institutional foreign foreign exchange market places, Hotspot FX, which is now fully owned and operated by BATS Global Markets, the company is g..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 12:57
Taggar: announcement, foreign exchange, forex, market, rate

BATS Hotspot Targets Europe by Launching London Matching Engine


"According to an announcement made by one of the leading institutional foreign exchange marketplaces, Hotspot FX, which is now fully owned and operated by BATS Global Markets, the company is going to e..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 12:57
Taggar: announcement, foreign exchange, forex, market, rate

SNB Keeps Rates Unchanged Signals Intervention to Devalue Franc


"The Swiss National Bank kept a charge on some cash deposits steady at -0.75 percent on Thursday, but said it would remain active in foreign exchange markets to weaken what it sees as a “signific..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 15:07
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

Stock Market Similation App TradeHero Partners OANDA to Add Forex


"The trading gamification app is adding foreign exchange and precious metals feeds though a partnership with OANDA boasting an impressive presence in South-East Asia in trading related mobile applicati..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 12:22
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, trading

Strong USD Reduces American Revenues by $18.66B in Q4


"Foreign exchange swings cost North American corporates $18.66 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter, according to a report by currency risk management consulting firm FiREapps. Total negative curre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 21:38
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, rate, report

FxPro Officially Goes Live With MetaTrader 5 Offering


"After announcing in January its intentions to offer MT5 to the market, FxPro has today launched its solution optimized for use by STP brokers in the global foreign exchange industry amid growing deman..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-16 19:21
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex, market, metatrader

February Binary Options and Foreign Exchange Volumes In Japan Down


"The monthly data which the Financial Futures Association of Japan is publishing about volumes across the foreign exchange industry is out confirming the board trend which has already been identified f..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 19:56
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, report

Intense Volatility to Persist Across Financial Markets ESMA Study Says


"Foreign exchange and commodity markets have been at the forefront of elevated volatility with the outlook confirming a continuing period of higher than average activity across different asset classes..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 19:37
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, market

Foreign Exchange Ponzi Scheme Perpetrator Jailed After FCA Charges


"UK court of law sentenced Philip Boakes to ten years in prison after defrauding his victims of £3.5 million through his company CurrencyTrader Ltd claiming to be investing their funds in spread bettin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 22:14
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, spread

Peter Williams to Leave Foreign Exchange Desk at Goldman Sachs


"According to sources close to the matter, Mr Williams has left Goldman Sachs to pursue other career opportunities after spending at the investment bank the last seven years as an executive director. R..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 21:28
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, gold, investment

Stellar Non Farm Payrolls Send U.S. Dollar to New Multiyear Highs


"Foreign exchange volatility remains buoyant in tandem with the U.S. dollar after a hiccup in February which led to substantially lower volumes reported by leading companies from the FX industry. Rea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 18:24
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, forex, report

Foreign Exchange Trading on Moscow Exchange Halts for 74 Minutes


"Trading on the venue was interrupted between 11:26 and 12:40 Moscow time due to a malfunction in the operation of gateways used to access the FX market's trading system leading to a halt of precious m..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 16:44
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, fx market, market, trading, trading system

Intercontinental Exchange FX Trading Volumes Drop 24% in February


"The figures remained higher year-on-year as the foreign exchange market entered into a new cyclical high in terms of volatility, but after several months of steady activity, in February trading ranges..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 01:55
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, fx trading, market, trading

Moscow Exchange Adds USD/CAD & USD/TRY Futures, FX Volumes Rebound 37%


"The foreign exchange futures offering on the Moscow Exchange is being expanded with the introduction of USD/CAD and USD/TRY contracts amid growing demand from local investors and closer ties of Russia..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 18:47
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

UK MP Questions Narrow Focus of BOE FX Probe


"The Bank of England has come under attack for failing to properly investigate its role in the rigging of foreign exchange markets. In a report commissioned by Jesse Norman, the Conservative MP and a m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 16:33
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, report

ICAP?s EBS Volumes Tank Lower in February, Remain Higher YoY


"Range trading settled in across major foreign exchange pairs in February, pushing trading volumes lower and echoing bad memories from last year when metrics have consistently declined for the first ha..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 15:14
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, trading

Barclays PLC Sets Aside Another $1.15 bln for FX Fixing Manipulation


"The company's CEO Antony Jenkins said that Barclays PLC remained focused on addressing outstanding foreign exchange conduct issues in 2015 while the bank registered a 12% jump in profits beating marke..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 12:09
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, market, profit

Ukrainian Central Bank Complicates Foreign Exchange Purchases


"The move comes amid increasing pressure on the Eastern European nation's currency due to heightened geopolitical tensions and a rapidly depreciating local currency due to an accelerated economic downt..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-25 20:31
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, forex, rate

BATS Global Markets Appoints Chris Concannon as CEO


"The new CEO of the company has played a major role in the bid for KCG Hotspot which the company announced earlier this year, leading the effort by BATS Global Markets into the foreign exchange market..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 21:43
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, point

Setting-up Shop in London Makes Sense for Forex and CFD Providers


"The global nature of foreign exchange trading has gifted London, the UK?s capital, as the preferred destination for the product to blossom, overseas participants reinforce, all the good points that pu..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-21 19:30
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, point, trading

BGC Partners Sees Revenues Grow, Profits Decline for the Quarter and Year


"The company?s financial services revenues saw the largest boost from their foreign exchange offerings and their equities and other asset classes offerings. Their real estate segment also benefited fro..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 20:59
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, profit, real estate

FxPro CEO Discusses Leverage, Agency Model Prospects After The SNB Crisis


"In the next chapter of the Forex Magnates coverage of the foreign exchange market's Black Thursday aftermath, our reporters talked with the CEO of FxPro Charalambos Psimolophitis about upcoming indust..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 16:13
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, leverage, market, report

South-East Asia Focused FXPRIMUS, Signs a Deal to Sponsor Melbourne City FC


"Sporting sponsorships continue to be one of the ways to build a stronger brand for foreign exchange brokers with FXPRIMUS becoming the latest to join an ever growing number of soccer partnerships. Rea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-10 15:46
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex

FXPA Adds Hotspot and Integral as Institutional Members


"Ahead of voting of its board and officer members, the FXPA foreign exchange industry group is welcoming Integral and Hotspot as its two newest institutional members. Read more The post FXPA Adds Hotsp..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 18:42
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

Strong USD Hits Mid-Size Exporters


"Mid-sized U.S. manufacturers, are likely to bear the brunt of the dollar’s climb that has lifted it nearly 10 percent against the euro and 7 percent against major currencies since mid-December..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 16:57
Taggar: bear, currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, manufacture, rate

550-Basis Point Hike in Ukraine?s Central Bank Discount Rate


"In addition to the increased key interest rate to 19.5% from 14.0% previously, monetary officials are “scrapping the practice of holding foreign exchange auctions (effective from February 5, 201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 19:21
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

Exclusive: Why BATS Global Markets Got into FX by Acquiring KCG Hotspot


"Forex Magnates reporters spoke with the President of BATS Global Markets, Chris Concannon, to discuss the challenges which the current foreign exchange market structure presents for new entrants like..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 19:40
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, report

Average Daily FX Volume Dropped by 4% in January 2015 at Intercontinental Exchange


"ICE's Total FX ADV figure, which includes futures and options for the US Dollar Index and foreign exchange, reached 51,000 contracts for January 2015. This figure is 93% higher than January 2014?s ADV..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 17:58
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, forex

Oil Power


"Plunging oil prices in the second half of 2014 and all but the end of January exerted a profound effect on financial markets including foreign exchange.  The direction of oil’s move was nev..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 23:35
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market, oil

Post CHF Madness: Forex Isn?t any Riskier Than Any Other Asset Class


"Forex Magnates discusses with GAIN Capital?s CEO Glenn Stevens why contrary to various media reports, the foreign exchange market isn?t much different and isn?t in any way riskier than any other asset..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 22:07
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, report

Tokyo Financial Exchange Foreign Exchange Volumes Shed 10% in January


"Swiss franc trading against the Japanese yen jumped higher by over 1200% as volatility in the pair skyrocketed in the aftermath of the Swiss National Bank's decision to decouple the currency from the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 10:45
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Singapore Charges Ex-Forex Traders for Unlawful Gains


"In unrelated cases, charges have been filed against Ivan Chng and Toh Hway Khuan, two ex-foreign exchange traders for alleged unlawful gains. The traders allegedly transacted around $1.1 billion US do..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-01 18:13
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, forex, forex trade, rate

JPMorgan Settles Foreign Exchange Benchmark Related Litigation for $99.5 mlnA


"The major U.S. bank has reached a settlement to prevent a class action lawsuit, while agreeing to cooperate in providing information to assist in the prosecution of the claims against the other instit..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-31 13:19
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, rate

Deutsche Bank Reports Rising FX Revenues in Q4, January Profitable Even With Franc Losses


"Shares of the German bank are trading higher today by nearly 5% after the firm surprised traders by reporting net profit of ?438M. Profits were assisted by profits in its foreign exchange trading div..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 19:46
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, profit, report, share, shares, trading

The Fed May Drop Hawkish Rhetoric as Strong US Dollar Impacts Earnings


"Is the Federal Reserve the fifth bank to surprise foreign exchange markets this month, and how might it do so after today's meeting of the FOMC deciding on the future course of U.S. monetary policy..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-28 20:49
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, forex, market

North American October Foreign Exchange Volume Survey Hits $1 Trillion Mark


"The Foreign Exchange Committee with the New York Fed has just released the details of its half-year survey of the forex market in North America, showing spot trading volumes rising 62% since the April..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-28 01:44
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market, trading

Volatility Warning: Russian Credit Rating Cut to Junk by S&P, Ruble Tanks 6%


"The Russian ruble is back in the headlines as the oil dependent currency is trading over 6% lower on the over-the-counter foreign exchange market, following a sovereign downgrade by Standard & Po..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-26 22:53
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, market, oil, trading

Australia Headquartered Brokerage ThinkForex Obtains FCA License


"London continues its domination in attracting foreign exchange and CFD brokers from all over the world with the reputation of its Financial Conduct Authority regulatory body now being put to the test..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-24 16:29
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, forex

Shockwaves of CHF Crisis Impact Foreign Exchange Prime Brokers


"The impact of the Swiss Franc crisis is slowly showing its true light as institutional participants are reaping risks of the major market move. FFXPBs have been directly impacted as bank risk paramete..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-24 01:17
Taggar: bank, brokers, foreign exchange, forex, market

Thomson Reuters Reports December Volumes for FXall and Matching Platforms


"Total trading volumes remained flat during the month of December, with spot trading declining materially due to the holiday season, an event which was fully compensated by other foreign exchange trans..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 17:08
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, report, trading

The Danish Krone?s Peg to the Euro Is More Solid than You Think


"Several media and pundit reports are suggesting that the Danish krone peg to the euro is the next foreign exchange domino to fall - Forex Magnates disagrees along with a duo of respected Danish bank a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 17:08
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, report

The Foreign Exchange Market?s Black Thursday: Industry Losses May Surpass $1 bln


"The ?Black Swanday? is swinging a big broom across the foreign exchange industry reshaping it as we know it and preparing us for a slew of long-term changes after yesterday?s extraordinary market cond..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-16 20:29
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market

SNB Ambushes the World


"The Swiss National Bank’s shock move today to stop intervening in the foreign exchange market all but guarantees the European Central Bank will finally introduce quantitative easing when it meet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-16 04:26
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, market

Singapore Exchange to Start Offering FX Futures Trading Via EBS


"One of the leading exchanges in Asia and ICAP have announced a wide-ranging collaboration on various Asian foreign exchange initiatives, including the development of new products and the implementatio..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 15:45
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, trading

Canadian Dollar Rapid Decline Prompts Trading Margin Requirement Hike in Canada


"The Canadian self-regulatory organization IIROC, has issued an announcement about a pending increase in margin requirements on some foreign exchange pairs affected by the recent slump in oil prices. R..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-13 14:54
Taggar: announcement, dollar, foreign exchange, forex, margin, oil, trading

RBS Forex Trader Paul Nash Arrested Before Allegedly Emigrating to Canada


"Court documentation related to the UK?s Serious Fraud Office hearings made in relation to the foreign exchange market rigging investigation are pointing that the RBS trader arrested last December is P..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 21:28
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex trade, market, point

Belarus Scraps Foreign Exchange Purchase Tax for Companies


"The Belarusian government has also reduced the rate which residents pay to 10% from 30%, while the local Belarusian ruble was devalued by 15% in two steps undertaken by the local central bank. Read mo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 00:03
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, rate

EBS Foreign Exchange Volumes Drop by 15% in December, Overall Down 12% in 2014


"ICAP also reported the trading volumes for the entire year of 2014 showing that overall, despite greater volatility in the latter part of the year, the ADV reached only $92.5 down 12% for 2013's ADV o..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-06 13:47
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, report, trading

JPMorgan Reaches Settlement with US Regulators for FX Manipulation


"JPMorgan Chase & Co?s long-awaited regulatory finality has come to a close having settled a US antitrust lawsuit for rigging foreign exchange that is estimated at less than $1 billion. Read more..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-06 01:17
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

Grexit Speculation Brings Euro to Its Knees Trading at 9 Year Lows


"The year has started with a blast for foreign exchange trading desks as on the second trading day of trading, the Euro has hit levels unseen since 2006 triggering a boatload of stops below the 1.20 fi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-05 15:41
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, trading

BP?s Foreign Exchange Trading Desk Could Face FX Probe Investigations


"A Bloomberg report is alleging that some connections between British Petroleum?s trading desk and major banks already involved in the foreign exchange fixing manipulation scandal could drag the firm i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-30 15:18
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, report, trading

The Russian Federation Council Approves Forex Law


"The law outlining the establishment of regulation in the Russian foreign exchange market has passed another legal phase, to take effect in octobers 2015 as brokers will have to obtain a license by Jan..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-25 16:35
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex, market

CLS Settlement Average Daily Volumes Down 2% in November


"Ongoing volatility has underpinned the foreign exchange market volumes trend with CLS reporting a minor decline in November as year-on-year growth figures remain on track with $5.17 trillion transacte..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-19 17:29
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, report

USD Strength to Endure in 2015


"For all the talk of renewed currency wars, the policy-driven depreciations that have dominated foreign exchange markets since the summer could until now as easily have been described as a benign globa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-17 20:11
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, market

Thomson Reuters Average Daily Volumes Wane -7.2% MoM in November


"Thomson Reuters has just released its monthly volumes ending November 2014, characterized by a total average daily volume (ADV) of foreign exchange trading at $347 billion, falling -7.2% MoM from Octo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 19:49
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, trading

Canadian Self Regulatory Organization Revises FX Margin Requirements


"The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada updated the margin requirement levels on the list of foreign exchange margin rates for Canadian and U.S. base currency FX trading accounts. Re..."

Major Players Join Trade Association as Global FX Industry Faces Multiple Waves of Regulation


"The five new instational members are Bloomberg Tradebook Services, Cürex, FastMatch, Nasdaq and Singapore Exchange (SGX) which have also joined the Foreign Exchange Professionals Association?s Founder..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 17:11
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

RBA Cut May Kill-Off AUD/USD


"With Australia’s feeble economic performance raising the specter of interest rate cuts to fresh record lows, what does this mean for the trodden down Aussie dollar? A whole lot more pain, accord..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 07:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, rate

Bank of Russia Steps In To Defend the Ruble as it Hits New All Time Lows


"Outstanding Russian debt in foreign currency has topped $730 billion last quarter as the central bank continues its efforts to prevent havoc from taking over the local foreign exchange markets to no a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 16:56
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign currency, foreign exchange, forex, market

Monex FX Inc to Merge into Monex Inc, November FX Volumes Higher


"The company is aiming to reduce operating costs associated with its Japanese operations while foreign exchange trading volumes keep rising throughout the final quarter of the year despite fewer tradin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 10:31
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, trading

ICAP plc Reports November EBS Foreign Exchange Volumes Lower by 5%


"As volatility on the foreign exchange market stabilized, the activity on ICAP's EBS platform stagnated, dropping by 5% in November and marking the first monthly volumes decline since July, remaining 5..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 14:37
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, report

Recession in Russia Warranted, Russian Ruble and Stock Market Bottom Up


"Foreign exchange reserves of Russia are at serious risk if oil prices stay low for a protracted period of time and the local currency and stock markets are sending intense warning signals reminding us..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 22:57
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, market, oil

Foreign Exchange Trading Volumes Reported by CLS Tick up October Albeit Declining ADV


"As volatility remained solid throughout the month of November, interest in forex trading remained abundant, with the guardian of worldwide foreign exchange clearing and settlement, CLS, reporting a mo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-24 20:21
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex trading, report, trading

Citi Dropped From ECB?s Foreign Exchange Forum ? FXCG


"Banking giant, Citi, falls short on renewing its seat on the ECB?s FX Contact Group (FXCG) members list, an industry forum where banks and leading financial institutions gather to track developments a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-22 02:00
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, forex, report

Citi Dropped From ECB?s Foreign Exchange Forum ? FXCG


"Banking giant, Citi, falls short on renewing its seat on the ECB?s FX Contact Group (FXCG) members list, an industry forum where banks and leading financial institutions gather to track developments a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-22 01:59
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, forex, report

Japan?s Fin Min Says Yen Depreciating Too Fast


"Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed wariness about the sharp depreciation of the yen against the U.S. dollar this week, saying rapid moves in the foreign exchange market are “not desir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-21 17:48
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, foreign exchange, market

Russian Market Weak as Alpari Russia Reports Volumes up Merely 3.5%


"Retail trading activity on the Russian market remains stagnant as FX trading volumes at Alpari Russia mark a tiny increase when compared to booming figures across the foreign exchange industry in Octo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-13 19:52
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, fx trading, market, report, trading

OTC Derivatives Markets Contract in H1, FX Bucking the Trend According to BIS Survey


"About 11% of the notional amount of outstanding derivatives contracts are now comprised of foreign exchange derivatives, with notional value hitting $75 trillion, while their market value declined to..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-11 20:03
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market

Volume Metrics at Japanese DMM Securities Race Higher by 49% in October


"Rapidly increasing activity on the Japanese foreign exchange market is driving further activity to the market, contributing to another massive rise in trading volumes at DMM Securities after a vibrant..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 19:25
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, trading

State Street?s FX Connect Platform to Integrate with ITG?s Triton EMS


"ITG?s multi-asset broker-neutral execution management system Triton will be integrated into State Street?s multi-bank foreign exchange platform FX Connect offering in the first quarter of 2015. Read m..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-30 16:06
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, rate

Swiss to Vote in Gold Referendum Late November


"A referendum that would force the Swiss central bank to hold a fifth of its assets in gold could rock foreign exchange markets, analysts have warned. On the 30th November, voters in Switzerland will h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 18:18
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, gold, market

Binary Options Trading Volume in Japan Declines in September, Forex Steals the Show


"According to data published by Financial Futures Association of Japan (FFAJ),  binary options trading volume has dropped by 16% in September, when compared to the previous month’s data. Foreign..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-25 23:44
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Bank of Russia to Exempt Forex Accounts from Tax Rebates on Investments


"The Russian Central Bank plans to exempt funds in accounts trading on the foreign exchange market from tax rebates introduced with investment accounts that Russians will be able to open from the begin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 18:46
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, investment, market, trading

MFSA Tightens Financial Licensing Rules and Raises Capital Requirement


"Effective October 20th, all new foreign exchange brokers must adhere to a ?730,000 initial minimum capital requirement in Malta alongside a range of other conditions designed to toughen financial regu..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 18:37
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, forex

Blackwell Global Chooses FlexTrade as Technology Partner; MaxxTrader As Front-End Platform


"Blackwell picks MaxxTrader as its trading platform for foreign exchange and precious metals. With the platform offering advanced TCA features, Blackwell hopes to enrich the retail market with institut..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 13:15
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, trading

The CME Group Reports an All-Time Daily High of 39.6 Million Contracts on October 15th


"After the record breaking foreign exchange trading day at KCG Hotspot, we are now getting news that the CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) faired no worse on Wednesday. The company announced that it has hit and a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 22:04
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, report, trading

China Shows ?some renewed willingness? to Let Yuan Strengthen


"The U.S. said China has shown ?some renewed willingness? to let the yuan strengthen while reiterating the currency ?remains significantly undervalued.? In a twice-yearly report to Congress on foreign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 05:18
Taggar: currency, economy, foreign exchange, market, report

CFTC FCM Data: US Retail Forex Funds Drop 2% in August, Interactive Brokers Steady


"GAIN Capital lost the most and FXCM kept increasing its market share, now firmly holding a third of the total U.S. foreign exchange market, while IB?s market share rose by a full percentage point to 7..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 04:10
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex, market, point, share

IBFX Launches Forex Brokerage Service TradeStation Ifx for Institutional Clients


"The new foreign exchange service will provide a set of extra features to professional and high-net-worth clients including smart order routing, co-location, web API integration and FIX API integration..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 14:46
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

Spot FX Trading Volumes at Thomson Reuters Soar Higher by 35% in September


"In line with the foreign exchange industry trends in September, Thomson Reuters has announced that volumes have risen substantially during the month, leading to a record high for FXall and Thomson Reu..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-10 15:35
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, fx trading, trading

Chinese Regulator to Liberalize Access of Non-Banks to Interbank Foreign Exchange Market


"According to the Chinese State Administration of Foreign Exchange, the regulatory framework of the interbank foreign exchange market will be led by industry self-regulation and only assisted by govern..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-09 13:21
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, market

U.S. Department of Justice Fixes Charges for Banks Allegedly Rigging FX Fixings


"Escalating foreign exchange fixing manipulation investigations are likely to bring yet another challenge to the slowly recovering banking industry, after the escalation of the fixing scandal last year..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-09 06:55
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex

Saxo Bank?s September Trading Volumes Shoot Higher More Than 50%


"The average daily volumes have increased by more than 44% to $14.6 billion, while the new paradigm on the foreign exchange market is delivering a broad based rebound in trading activity across the ind..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-02 17:25
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, market, trading

ICAP?s EBS Foreign Exchange Volumes Rise 38% In September to $117 bln Daily


"Interbroker-dealer ICAP, has announced in a regulatory filing its latest figures depicting the shift of volume growth trends on the foreign exchange market in September. The foreign exchange volume nu..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-02 13:54
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market

Total Trading Volume of Exchange FX Margin Contracts in Tokyo Spikes 65.6% MoM


"Throughout the last month of the third quarter, total trading volumes of Exchange foreign exchange margin contracts on Click 365 totaled 3,259,250, with the USD/JPY, GBP/JPY and the GBP/USD pairs lead..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 13:08
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, margin, trading

FX Rigging Fines Could Reach $3.3 Billion in the UK


"Some of the world’s leading banks are slated for a £2 billion ($3.3 billion) fine from U.K. regulators, following investigations into currency rigging, sources told CNBC. The U.K. Financial Cond..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 16:52
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, foreign exchange

Six Banks About to Fix Their Foreign Exchange Fixing Violations Via £1-2 bln Settlement


"According to a Financial Times report the FCA started settlement negotiations with Barclays, Citigroup, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, the Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS for foreign exchange fixing manipulatio..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-26 22:25
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, forex, report

Key Industry Leaders Launch Foreign Exchange Professionals Association


"The FX industry has reached a precipice amidst regulatory scrutiny worldwide, prompting the coalescence of key industry leading officials to launch the Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 20:39
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

XETRA Launches Trading on Eight Currency ETNs from ETFS Foreign Exchange


"For the first time, investors will get exposure with a leverage factor of five. The underlying ETNs? pricing will depend on the moves in the exchange rates of the EUR/AUD, EUR/CHF, EUR/JPY and EUR/USD..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 19:54
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, leverage, rate, trading

UK To Criminalize Commodities and FX Manipulation


"The U.K. government plans to criminalize the manipulation of seven more benchmarks in markets from foreign exchange to gold and oil as it tries to revive confidence in the integrity of London as a fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 17:27
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, gold, market, oil, rate

Foreign Exchange Dark Pools Gain Traction With KCG Hotspot Introducing Hotspot QT


"HotSpot QT will bring in a non-displayed crossing venue or dark pool, assisting banking and non-banking institutions to trade large spot FX orders without exposing their books and causing big market m..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-24 19:50
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, market

Foreign Exchange Volumes At Thomson Reuters Higher By 3% in August, Spot Up 8%


"Spot volumes at Thomson Reuters totaled to $106.9 billion as slowly increasing trading activity in August has preceded what looks to be a record breaking first half of September for several big market..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 18:58
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, trading

ITG Brings Increased Transparency to the FX Market, Introduces an FX Volatility Index


"The freely available tools by ITG FX Volatility Cost Index and the upgraded ITG FX Trading Cost Index, open the scope for foreign exchange traders to estimate their trading costs and potential price s..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 18:27
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, fx market, fx trading, market, trading

CAD Rises Ahead of BoC speech Fueled by Strong Manufacturing


"The Canadian dollar headed higher Tuesday ahead of a key speech from the Bank of Canada on foreign exchange rates. The loonie was up 0.25 of a cent to 90.75 cents US. Bank governor Stephen Poloz is ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 17:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, loonie, rate

More FXPB Industry Turmoil as Peter Klein Exits Global Head of FXPB at BAML Position


"In a continuation of turnover in the foreign exchange prime broker sector, Forex Magnates has learned that Peter Klein is out as Global Head of FXPB at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Read more The pos..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 04:21
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, oil

Japan FinMin Issues Concern About Currency Volatility


"Finance Minister Taro Aso expressed concern Tuesday about sharp currency moves as the U.S. dollar hit its highest level in nearly six years against the Japanese yen. “A sharp rise in the foreign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 16:11
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, foreign exchange, rate

Central Bank Actions Will Reignite Currency Wars in 2015


"With the European Central Bank (ECB) recently announcing new stimulus policies, some economists have highlighted that other central banks could be ready to counteract any foreign exchange fluctuations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 15:45
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange

CFTC Transfers Alleged Criminal Rate Rigging to the US Department of Justice


"The violations in the foreign exchange benchmarking process could also lead to criminal investigations, but just as big banks are too big to fail, they are also too big to be criminalized. Read more"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 15:03
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Trading Volumes Take Sharp U-turn as ECB Aims and Fires


"A disappointing summer saw light at the end of the tunnel for brokers in the retail and institutional Foreign Exchange space as markets fought back with thanks to Mario Draghi and the ECB?s interventi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-06 19:56
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, market, point

Yearly Operating Income as of March 31st 2014 Rises by 14% In 2014, Costs Down 16%


"London headquartered financial spread betting, CFD and foreign exchange trading provider CMC Markets, issued a company announcement detailing its results for the twelve months ending on the 31st of Ma..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-05 16:51
Taggar: announcement, financial, foreign exchange, market, spread, trading

Slow Rising Foreign Exchange Volatility Brings Gains for FX Fund Managers in July


"According to data published by Parker Global Managers, performance-based benchmark Parker FX is reporting the first positive returns in a while for global foreign exchange fund managers participating..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-31 01:14
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

Quadro Capital Partners Teams Up With Forex Club, Targeting European FX Investment


"Quadro Capital Partners (QCP) and Forex Club have announced their intention team up and seek out investment projects, targeting foreign exchange and CFD opportunities in Eastern Europe and Russia. Rea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 02:06
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, investment

Japanese Brokerage Nissan Century Launches Indices CFD Trading


"Low volatility prompts traditionally foreign exchange focused Japanese brokerages to start providing alternative trading instruments which are more volatile in the past quarters and bring clients more..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 03:40
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Analysis: Ukrainian Currency at All-Time Low, FX Volatility Rising with Geopolitics


"As the Ukrainian currency hits a new all time low and the Russian ruble is hovering close to its own bottom set earlier this year, we are seeing activity on the foreign exchange market slowly picking..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 22:54
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market

FX Trading Volumes at Alpari Russia rise by 9% in July


"Trading volumes across Russia and CIS has rebounded closing on on early spring levels, after a second quarter which marked three months of consecutive declines in activity across the local foreign exc..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 15:32
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

India?s Rupee Has Fallen after PM Modi?s Rise


"The Indian rupee has plunged almost 5 percent against the greenback since pro-business Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power in May ? so what’s behind the currency’s fall and where i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-12 02:45
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, point, rate

Eurex Onboards New Members for FX Futures Despite Summer Slowdown in Activity


"German financial trading exchange?s entrance into the congested foreign exchange derivatives markets is gaining traction as new members show interest. Volumes have been slow but the exchange is upbeat..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-09 01:10
Taggar: financial, financial trading, foreign exchange, market, trading

Eurex Onboards New Members for FX Futures Despite Summer Slowdown in Activity


"German financial trading exchange?s entrance into the congested foreign exchange derivatives markets is gaining traction as new members show interest. Volumes have been slow but the exchange is upbeat..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-09 01:10
Taggar: financial, financial trading, foreign exchange, market, trading

Chinese Corporates Benefit from New Flexible FX Derivatives Rules  


"China?s state regulator for currency dealings, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, opens-up the market for new structured products. HSBC and Standard Chartered responded with new RMB FX Opti..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-06 04:36
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market

HSBC Reports Q2 Metrics, FX Revenues Dive -34% QoQ


"HSBC as recently reported its Q2 figures, which were highlighted by a staunch 34% QoQ decline in foreign exchange revenues, which comprises the largest part of the bank?s global trading business. Rea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-05 20:57
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, report, trading

KCG Revenues from Global Execution Services Including Hotspot FX -1.5% in Q2


"At the same time volumes in the company’s ECN foreign exchange business have dropped by 18.6%, averaging $26.2 billion daily, total revenues have shed the same 18%, as stock market activity dec..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 18:01
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

FX Volumes at KCG Hotspot Slide by Almost 13% in July, Down 16% YoY


"Following two consecutive monthly increases, KCG’s Hotspot ECN FX volumes in July mark a substantial decline, most likely related to the usual summer slowdown in activity on the foreign exchange..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 14:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

NFA Slams the Door on ILQ on Its Way out from the US with Massive Fine


"After ILQ already dropped its Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer License in April, the NFA now placed a permanent ban from membership on the firm and orders it to pay a fine and restitution of about $350..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-30 14:47
Taggar: foreign exchange

EUR Bears Need To Feed Appetite


"At the best of times, investors have difficulties handling risk and the current trading environment is no different – it seems that the idea of trading risk is not easily transferable amongst th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-22 13:01
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

Britain Begins FX Fixing Probe


"Britain’s anti-fraud agency said on Monday it has launched a criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market.  “The director of the Serious Fraud Off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-22 03:57
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market

GAIN Capital Purchases Technology and Intellectual Property from Forexster and Valaquenta


"GAIN Capital is aiming to cement its GTX ECN Offering, by acquiring exclusive technology and intellectual property which guarantees further exclusivity to the company’s offering in the foreign e..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-17 18:31
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

MAS to Introduce Transaction Reporting for FX Derivatives for Banks, Spot FX Exempted


"The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued a consultation paper on draft regulations for reporting of foreign exchange derivatives contracts transactions, expecting comments and feedback until the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-16 22:15
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

ICAP?s Fiscal Q1 Revenue Lower by 14% Y/Y, TriOptima Grows Double Digits


"While the company’s post trade risk and information division keeps growing steadily, ICAP’s Global Broking division has been hit by lack of volatility in interest rate and foreign exchange..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-16 13:35
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, rate

US Department of Justice Offers UK Junior Traders Immunity in FX Probe


"Prosecutors from the U.S. Department of Justice are offering immunity deals to junior traders in London as they continue to investigate the alleged rigging of foreign exchange rates by banks and senio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-14 16:23
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, rate, report

FX Volatility to Remain Low


"Volatility in the foreign-exchange market will stay near quarter-century lows this summer before a potential late-year ?shock,? according to Deutsche Bank AG?s Alan Ruskin. ?The market is extremely co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-08 03:29
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

HKD Suffers First Central Bank Intervention in 2 Years


"This week has seen Hong Kong’s first foreign exchange intervention in almost two years to curb currency strength and analysts expect more of the same in the weeks ahead. That’s because ren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-04 16:00
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market

Claudia Jury and Pranav Thakur Named Co-Heads Of FX At JPMorgan


"JPMorgan Chase & Co. has appointed Claudia Jury and Pranav Thakur as global co-heads of foreign exchange and Emerging Markets, capping a period of reshuffling following the departure of Mike Cavan..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-02 11:44
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, point

USD/JPY Below 101.50 on Risk Aversion


"The yen reached a three-month high against the dollar as concern global economic growth remains sluggish prompted demand for haven assets. Japan?s currency was little changed as global foreign exchang..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 03:43
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange, market

Richard Holman Departs Bank of America Merrill Lynch?s FXPB Unit


"Richard Holman, a member of US head-quartered, Bank of America Merrill Lynch?s Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage division, has departed from the bank. Richard was based at the firm?s London office. Rea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-16 02:50
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Quad-Regional Economic Uncertainty


"The second quarter of 2014 is half completed, and the unofficial summer trading season in foreign exchange begins in two weeks.  Summer trading currency traders are coming and going from summer h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-15 20:14
Taggar: currency, currency trade, foreign exchange, forex, trading

KCG Hotspot Volumes Slump by 21.5% in April to $25.2 Billion Daily


"The company has reported it’s lowest FX volumes since the final month of 2012, primarily due to the ongoing low volatility theme that has engulfed the foreign exchange markets during the month o..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-14 17:56
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, report

China Premier: FX Reserves may Stoke Inflation


"China’s war chest of foreign currency reserves has become a headache as its continued rise could stoke inflation in the long term, Premier Li Keqiang said in remarks seen on Sunday, pledging to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-12 05:52
Taggar: currency, foreign currency, foreign exchange, inflation

KVB Kunlun Suffers Loss in Q1 2014 Due to Low Volatility in FX and Commodities


"Income from leveraged foreign exchange and other trading instruments (CFDs) reached only HK$19 million for KVB in the first quarter of 2014, a decrease of over 20% compared to Q1 of the previous year..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-07 10:19
Taggar: foreign exchange, leverage, trading

USD/CNY down below 6.1550 as Weakness Seen Overdone


"China?s yuan advanced, extending its rebound from an 18-month low, on speculation declines that made the currency Asia?s worst performer this year were excessive. The yuan rose 0.13 percent to 6.2375..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 05:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange, trading, trading system

CME Group April Average Daily FX Volumes Drop 34% to $68 Billion Month-Over-Month


"The exchange operator just reported that the daily number of foreign exchange futures contracts traded in April was 559,000 down 34% from the 855,000 traded in March, as the start of Q2 proves challen..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-02 14:04
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

FXSpotStream + LiquidityFx module from smartTrade Technologies = 4x|Box


"The latest synergy in Foreign Exchange comes from combining two products from two different providers, from the technology and liquidity providing space, to create FX in a box, or 4X|Box, as was revea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-30 13:29
Taggar: foreign exchange

Deutsche Bank Income down 30% in Q1 2014, FX Revenues ?Significantly Lower?


"Deutsche Bank Q1 Net Income before taxes declined 30% to ?1.7 billion from the same period in 2013. Performance was affected by among items, what the bank called “significantly lower” reve..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 14:38
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Singapore Benefits from Yuan Market


"The use of China’s currency, the yuan, has grown exponentially in recent years. It is now the seventh most-used currency for global payments. Processing those payments is big business, which is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 09:00
Taggar: currency, financial, foreign exchange, market

Global Head of FX at Deutsche Bank Kevin Rodgers To Retire in June


"With the banking foreign exchange industry in dire straits, hobbies and academic interest take hold for Mr Rodgers after loyally serving for more than 15 years at the biggest German bank by assets..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 01:57
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Global Head of Foreign Exchange at Deutsche Bank Kevin Rodgers To Retire in June


"With the banking foreign exchange industry in dire straits, hobbies and academic interest take hold for Mr Rodgers after loyally serving for more than 15 years at the biggest German bank by assets..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 01:57
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Sneek Peek of QIR1 Article on EMIR: Centralized Reporting Hits Europe


"The largest regulatory development in Europe during the first quarter was the onslaught of reporting that commenced under EMIR, however the lack of consensus on the definition of Foreign Exchange has..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-26 10:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

Kantox Partners with FX Industry Veterans to Form European Advisory Board, CEO Comments


"Among recent trends in the foreign exchange payment field, Forex Magnates has witnessed steady growth of new entrants coming to market with alternative transaction services. Aiming to disrupt the mode..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-24 10:13
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, forex, market

Barclays Live App for iPad Devices Launched to Help Institutional Clients Access Content


"Barclays Capital, part of Barclays Bank Plc, in London, has today announced its Live App on the iTunes App Store, for clients to access research in Foreign Exchange and other markets via Apple’s..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-22 22:11
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

CFTC February Data For FCMs Shows Interactive Brokers and FXCM Weathered The Storm


"Except for three Futures Commission Merchants, the remaining 8 Forex Dealer Members holding Retail Forex Obligations for the month of February had decreases as volumes dipped globally in Foreign Excha..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 11:41
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

Lloyds? Global Head Of Spot Forex, Darren Coote Resigns


"Darren Coote, the Global Head of Spot Foreign Exchange at Lloyds Banking Group Plc. has resigned from his position for personal reasons, leaving a notable void in the company?s forex department. Read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-15 17:05
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex

BCS Appoints Ex-BoFA Merrill Lynch MD Max Hayden as Head of Business Development


"The latest person to head BCS Financial Group’s new business development efforts brings a nearly 30 year career holding senior roles in financial services including in Foreign Exchange related p..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-15 13:20
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange

KCG Reports March 2014 Trade Volumes, FX Rebounds 5.6% MoM


"KCG Holdings Inc., an independent securities firm, has released its monthly trade volumes for March 2014, highlighted by a MoM increase of 5.6% increase in average daily volume for foreign exchange. R..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-14 13:53
Taggar: foreign exchange

Carry Trade Comeback Could Hurt Euro


"Borrow-low, invest-high carry trades in foreign exchange markets are back again after a bad few months, as anticipation of a U.S.-led global recovery lures investors to return to risky emerging curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-09 17:37
Taggar: currencies, foreign exchange, market

Analysis: Could The ECB Become The Same FX Volatility Factor in 2014, That The BoJ Was Last Year?


"The President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, has outlined that Quantitative Easing options have been discussed at the last meeting, could that trigger a new bout of foreign exchange volat..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-04 11:30
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Hundreds of Forex Professionals Meeting Now at Turkey FX Conference in Istanbul


"Forex Magnates’ recaps the expected highlights of its event, as the day is set to unfold and bring together foreign exchange professionals from all walks of Turkey’s FX community, as well..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-04 11:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

FX Volumes at the CME Group Rebounding 10% In March


"Foreign Exchange and energy were the biggest under performers when compared to figures from last year. Interest rates products have risen by 35% to contribute to an overall flat month in March. Read m..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-02 14:07
Taggar: foreign exchange, rate

High Frequency Traders Exiting Equities Into FX Markets


"Forget the equity market. For high-frequency traders, the place to be is foreign exchange. Firms using the ultra-fast strategies getting scrutiny thanks to Michael Lewis’s book “Flash Boys..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-02 10:23
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, fx market, market, rate

NASDAQ OMX Dips Into FX ? Sponsors FXIC NYC 2014


"NASDAQ is getting closer to aggregating its services to go beyond equities and into the foreign exchange market – the latest confirmation comes from a sponsorship deal with Shift Forex for its F..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-01 18:48
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market

KVB Kunlun Reports Detailed Annual Metrics ? 2013 Is Solid


"The Hong Kong based company has separated its leveraged foreign exchange business reporting from cash dealing operations and other income for the first time since it started announcing quarterly figur..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 15:24
Taggar: foreign exchange, leverage, rate, report

Geopolitical Crisis ? Good for Traders or a Headache?


"Although the current situation with Ukraine, Russia and West’s reaction may seem kind of unique, there were many crises in our recent history that affected the foreign e..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-17 18:11
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

NASDAQ OMX Spokesperson says,?We are looking into the FX space?


"The New York-headquartered group behind the NASDAQ Stock Market, operating some 60 locations in 26 countries, and across multiple asset classes, is looking at the Foreign Exchange space as interest in..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 23:24
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

BoE Enlists Queen?s Council For Forex Manipulation Investigation


"The Bank of England has called in one of the most respected figures in the legal world, Lord Grabiner, to investigate allegations that its some of its staff may have been involved in manipulating the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 22:26
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, market

CLS February FX Volumes from Members down 2.7% from $5.29 Trillion in January


"The settlement-risk mitigation services provider for Foreign Exchange transactions by its members has reported February FX trading values of $5.15 trillion, down 2.7% from $5.29 trillion the month be..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 17:53
Taggar: foreign exchange, fx trading, report, trading

BOE Bolsters Oversight with New Deputy Governor


"Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, pledged to appoint a new Deputy Governor at the Bank to lead a “root and branch” review of its strategy, after suspending an official over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 04:20
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, point, rate

BoE Carney Plans a Shakeup At the Central Bank


"Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, pledged to appoint a new Deputy Governor at the Bank to lead a “root and branch” review of its strategy, after suspending an official over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 16:59
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, point, rate

BoE Carney Says Bank Will Be Relentless on FX Investigation


"The Bank of England’s top management moved quickly as soon as it learned that staff might not have acted on signs of possible manipulation of foreign exchanges rates and the Bank is being relent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 16:42
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

Recycling Liquidity for an Extra Buck


"Brokers operating in the fragmented world of foreign exchange can benefit from a matching engine that re-uses liquidity. The new solution developed by Match-Trade aims to increase margins in a time wh..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 10:34
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, margin

Lloyds FX Trader Chantree Accused of Currency Manipulation with BP Worth $500M


"Martin Chantree, a senior currency dealer at Lloyds Banking Group Plc, has been accused of colluding with BP Plc in an attempt to manipulate a foreign exchange transaction worth nearly $500 million. R..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 09:26
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange

Thomson Reuters February FX Trading Volumes Taper From January, CNH Rises to Record High


"February volumes continue to be reported by a large number of dealers as lower over January, with Thomson Reuters the latest to show that it too had its Foreign Exchange volumes drop by a few percent..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-10 16:41
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

FCA Reviewing 40 Firms For Best-Execution Compliance, In Wake of Asymmetrical Slippage


"The Financial Conduct Authority is analyzing practices around best-execution and the affects of introducer- fees from sample of firms, in wake of asymmetrical slippage that has come to light in forei..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-10 00:09
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market

Goldman Sachs Enlists Kayhan Mirza as Global Head of Foreign Exchange from JP Morgan


"The global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services, including Forex, has appointed the ex-JP Morgan Head of Foreign Exchange to r..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 22:05
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, forex, investment, point

Bank of England Employee Suspension Related to FX Probe


"The continuing investigation into potential rigging of foreign exchange markets took an unexpected twist on Wednesday when the Bank of England suspended a member of staff in connection with its own re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-05 18:36
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

Battle of Trial Lawyers in Forex Class Action Case Begins as Quinn Emanuel Seeks Lead


"After the latest filing by the City of Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement against 7 Foreign Exchange dealers, its counsel is seeking to challenge the NY court to appoint it lead counsel ove..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 12:09
Taggar: foreign exchange, point

CMC Markets Enlists Colt In A Bid To Fortify Its FX Liquidity Venues


"Colt, a leading information delivery platform provider, has announced that CMC Markets has assimilated Colt?s data services center in a bid to improve its foreign exchange liquidity venues. Read more..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 05:39
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

CFTC Charges Melody Nganthuy Phan With Elaborate Forex Scheme Valued at $3.7 Million


"The CFTC has filed civil enforcement charges, among others, against Melody Nganthuy Phan and her congregation of three companies for a fraudulent foreign exchange scheme valued at over $3.7 million. R..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-27 01:00
Taggar: foreign exchange

Bank of America is The Latest To Be Drawn Into Forex Probe, Filing Reveals


"The latest bank -with significant institutional foreign exchange business – to file its 2013 annual report, reveals that it is under investigation by regulatory authorities and cooperating unde..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 13:30
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, report

CLS Group Reports January Average Daily FX $5.29 Trillion, up 8.6% from December


"One of the key settlement-risk mitigation providers for a significant portion of all for Foreign Exchange originated by its members, reports January’s ADV higher by $420 bln Month-over-Month, an..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-17 19:16
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

KCG Reports January 2014 Trading Volumes, FX ADV Jumps 23% Month-Over-Month


"KCG has today reported trade volumes for the first month of 2014, showing an increase of 23% for its Foreign Exchange Average daily volumes (ADV) in KCG Hotspot which rose to $34.1 billion per day, up..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 15:23
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

INTL FCStone?s FX Business Operating Revenues Up 17.3% Quarterly


"Total operating revenues for the multi market broker were $113.4 million for the quarter ending December 31, 2013, operating revenues from INTL FCStone foreign exchange business reached $18.3 million..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 15:03
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Abenomics Should be Widely Accepted


"The yen falls sharply on the foreign exchange markets and, hey presto, within a year we have an emerging market meltdown on our hands. That was the picture in 1996-97, but today?s Japan is no longer t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 08:20
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

ICE Reports January Trading Volumes, FX ADV 26,000 contracts Down 10% From December


"IntercontinentalExchange Group has reported, among other results, January FX trading volumes lower across its exchange traded futures and options on Foreign Exchange including its US Dollar Index pro..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 16:51
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, fx trading, report, trading

ICE Reports January Trading Volumes, FX ADV 26,000 Contracts Down 10% MoM


"IntercontinentalExchange Group has reported, among other results, January FX trading volumes lower across its exchange traded futures and options on Foreign Exchange including its US Dollar Index pro..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 16:51
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, fx trading, report, trading

FCA Heads Pressed at UK Parliament Hearing on Forex Probe, Said 10 Banks Involved


"The Financial Conduct Authority’s CEO and Chairman sat in front of members of UK’s parliament to give evidence as witnesses surrounding the Foreign Exchange probe with as many as 10 banks..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-04 22:12
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange

FCA Heads Admits to UK lawmakers that 10 Banks Are Involved in FX Investigation


"The Financial Conduct Authority’s CEO and Chairman sat in front of members of UK’s parliament to give evidence as witnesses surrounding the Foreign Exchange probe with as many as 10 banks..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-04 22:12
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange

FCA Heads Inform UK Lawmakers that 10 Banks are Involved in FX Investigation


"The Financial Conduct Authority’s CEO and Chairman sat in front of members of UK’s parliament to give evidence as witnesses surrounding the Foreign Exchange probe with as many as 10 banks..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-04 22:12
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange

ITG?s POSIT Alert Network Establishes Record $1.74 Billion Trading Day


"ITG, a global execution and research broker specializing in derivatives, equities, and foreign exchange announced a record $1.74 billion trading day for its POSIT Alert system, besting an earlier reco..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-28 04:46
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

HSBC Confirms Two Forex Traders in U.K. Suspended After Internal Investigation


"The ongoing global Forex investigation of major FX dealers continues to unfold with the latest suspension confirmed by HSBC after it let go of two foreign exchange traders from the United Kingdom. Rea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-17 19:39
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

Forex Scandal Deepens, Deutsche Bank Moves To Suspend Latin-Based Traders


"The world?s largest foreign exchange dealer Deutsche Bank AG, has suspended a number of currency traders following an ongoing investigation that recently unveiled fraudulent charges of rate rigging. R..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-15 01:49
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trade, foreign exchange, rate

CME December 2013 FX ADV Up 4.54% To $92 Billion from November, FX Options Up 20% YoY


"One of the largest groups operating multiple exchanges serving the options, commodity futures, derivatives and foreign exchange regulated market-places, has published its December totals, closing out..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-03 15:49
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Knight Capital Americas Gets Renamed KCG Americas, Unlocks Cost Synergies


"The NJ-based operator in both US Equities and Foreign Exchange markets, through its diversified businesses, has consolidated post-merger related entities to unlock cost benefits as its renames a key b..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-02 16:13
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

NFA Reminds Members of New Year?s Day Holiday Related Reporting and 2014 Schedule


"The independent self-regulatory organization of the U.S. Futures, Commodities, Derivatives and Foreign Exchanges Markets, has issued its latest update to members regarding holiday reporting requiremen..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-27 14:58
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, report

EBS Sees Slight Improvement in FX Volumes During November ? Future Lies in Aggregation


"Total electronic trading ADV for ICAP in November barely changed MoM or YoY, but Spot Foreign Exchange ADV increased by 3% compared to October to $79.5 Billion. ICAP FX ADV was $103.8 Billion November..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-04 19:19
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Interactive Brokers Reports November Trading Metrics, Customer Equity up 3% to $44.6 Billion


"The Global broker that executes and processes trades in securities, futures and foreign exchange instruments on more than 100 electronic exchanges and trading venues around the world reports mostly hi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-03 10:09
Taggar: foreign exchange, report, trading

FX Dealers Hammering Doors Shut to Social-Chat Rooms, UBS Latest to Ban Staff Access


"Some of the largest Foreign Exchange Dealers have recently banned or severely limited certain company staff from social-chat rooms that have been used for years as part of inter-communications system..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-28 17:38
Taggar: foreign exchange

Monex Group Reports October ¥3.77 Billion in Net Operating Revenue Up 1.2% MoM


"With subsidiaries in the U.S and Hong Kong, the Japan based holding company and provider of foreign exchange and brokerage services globally has released operating metrics for the month of Oct, as vol..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-26 09:50
Taggar: foreign exchange

Bitcoin Arbitrage, Scalping Market Inefficiencies, and Currency Market Share Gradual Shift


"As the new digital currency quickly takes a small market-share of the foreign exchange market, its recent volatility and record prices are bringing the pricing differences to light and is reminiscent..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-21 12:26
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, market, share

Scutify Curates Twitter for Finance Using Cash Tags and Hash Tags, Full Review


"A web-based service where users log in to find social-media shared content regarding Foreign Exchange, Stocks, Commodity and related underlying instruments in these asset classes posted to Twitter and..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-20 21:12
Taggar: foreign exchange, share

Exclusive: Safecap (Markets.com) Hires Eyal Wagner as CEO, as He Departs Post at Leverate CY (Cyprus)


"We have learned of a senior executive move with the Foreign Exchange industry, with a departure from a enterprise technology focused provider of brokerage solutions, to an online brokerage firm within..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 18:09
Taggar: foreign exchange

Safecap (Markets.com) Hires Eyal Wagner as CEO, as He Departs Post at Leverate CY (Cyprus)


"We have learned of a senior executive move within the Foreign Exchange industry, with a departure from a enterprise technology focused provider of brokerage solutions, to an online brokerage firm with..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 18:09
Taggar: foreign exchange

Exclusive: FX Open Launches UK site after Successful Regulation with FCA Earlier This Year


"With entities regulated in New Zealand, Australia and now the United Kingdom, the latest forex broker to launch a website in the esteemed financial capital of foreign exchange trading speaks with Fore..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 15:33
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Exclusive: FXOpen Launches UK site after Successful Regulation with FCA, Full Story


"With entities regulated in New Zealand, Australia and now the United Kingdom, the latest forex broker to launch a website in the esteemed financial capital of foreign exchange trading speaks with Fore..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 15:33
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Defining Moments


"The approaching 50th anniversary of former President Kennedy’s death offers an appropriate juncture to reflect on how well-prepared are foreign exchange markets to handle a truly transformative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-14 22:02
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

ICAP Claims No Brokers Were Part of FX Manipulation


"ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer broker, said on Wednesday it had no reason to believe any of its brokers are linked to an alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets under investigati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-13 17:38
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, market

Net U.S. Retail Forex Obligations Down $6M in September from $628M in August, Full Details


"from 11 reporting Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers,5 contributed to a $12.9 mln increase which was more than offset by a loss of the remaining six dealers whose amounts had fallen month-over-month by a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-13 16:51
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

Nittan Capital taps FENICS for Pricing and STP of FX Options Trades in Asia-Pacific


"Asia based provider of institutional and commercial Foreign Exchange inter-dealer brokerage services, chooses the GFI subsidiary that specializes in FX Options brokerage technology, to help streamline..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 20:52
Taggar: foreign exchange

CorrSight?s Traders? Compass, Now Available as an App on Sirix Store by Leverate


"The number of apps added to the growing collective of app-stores just went up by one, for foreign exchange and online trading. The latest added to Sirix from a company focused on value added methods f..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-08 21:34
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

CME Group FX Options Gaining Traction, Growth in Global Segment, Latest Release Today


"Chicago headquartered leader in commodity and derivative market-places and regulated exchanges, has recently experienced steady growth in Foreign Exchanges Options even as growth in other FX instrumen..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 18:13
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Tradenext Taps Forexware for Technology Solutions as it Expands Foreign Exchange Product Offering


"With offices in five cities across the globe, and on the forefront of developing B2B solutions and enterprise software for foreign exchange brokerages, Forexware announces partnership with London base..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 00:58
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

RBS Joins FX Manipulation Internal Review


"Fallout from global investigations into possible manipulation of the $5.3 trillion-a-day forex market spread on Wednesday, as Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) said it had sought to reassure client..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 17:37
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market, rate, spread

KCG Reports Q3 Results,Record Market Share of Volumes, Appoints ex-Freddie Mac CEO as Chairman


"Leading provider of execution services on securities and foreign exchange markets, releases third quarter financial results today and appoints Charles Haldeman as non-executive Chairman of the Board..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 15:11
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market, point

RBA Governor Stevens Expects AUD/USD to be Significantly Lower


"Australia?s central bank Governor Glenn Stevens said the local currency’s level isn?t supported by costs and productivity in the economy and the nation?s terms of trade are more likely to fall t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 01:58
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, economy, foreign exchange, market

August Forex Obligations Held by FCM?s Little Changed Over July for Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers


"Last month data from the CFTC revealed that Futures Commission Merchants who act as Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers had a combined $629 million in forex obligations which hovered steady over the previ..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 22:37
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

FX Concepts Holding Company Files For Bankruptcy Following Outflow Of Final Client


"After 32 years in existance, International Foreign Exchange Concepts Incorporated, the holdings company responsible for FX Concepts headed by John R Taylor, has filed for bankruptcy in New York. Read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-18 16:24
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, rate

Australian Regulator Unfairly Slams-Down Forex Trading


"Australia?s main financial watchdog, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, issued a notification warning investors of the nature of foreign exchange trading. The notification comes aft..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-18 16:02
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, investment, trading

China?s Foreign Reserves Surge


"China’s foreign exchange reserves saw their biggest quarterly increase since the second quarter of 2011, with experts noting that affairs in the U.S. are complicating China’s constant need..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-16 05:39
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market

China Looking to Europe for Reserves


"China?s agency that manages the nation?s $3.66 trillion of foreign-exchange reserves is looking to make more investments in European property, two people familiar with the situation said. The State Ad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-16 03:55
Taggar: foreign exchange, investment, market, real estate

CLS Group September Data, ADV up 12.5% MoM to $5.05 Trillion, down 2.6%YoY


"Operator of the largest multi-currency cash settlement system, used by 65 of the largest banks and across 17 currencies, reports $506 billion over prior month as it mitigates settlement risk in Foreig..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-11 17:28
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, foreign exchange, report

China Launches Swap Deal with ECB


"China launched a currency swap deal with the euro zone on Thursday, in the country’s latest push to transform the yuan into a major world currency. The foreign exchange (FX) swap ? an agreement..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-11 14:51
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market, rate

Russia?s Central Bank Widens Free-Float Range to 3 Rubles, Lessening FX Intervention Need


"Russia's plan to float its currency by 2015 becoming a reality and will lessen the degree of intervention in its managed foreign exchange regime and follows its new role of financial markets watchdog..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 10:20
Taggar: currency, financial, foreign exchange, market

CMC Markets Reports H1 Net Revenue of £62.2Mln, Up 34% YoY


"London based provider of financial spread betting, CFD and foreign exchange since 1989, reports higher net revenue, stronger balance sheet, and expansion of platform to Italy, Spain, France, Sweden an..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 14:22
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, report, spread

FINMA Ready to Bark and Bite: Investigates FX Market Manipulation by Swiss Institutions


"The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority investigates Swiss firms for Foreign Exchange rate manipulation. Regulators in other countries join as multiple banks outside the region may be implica..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-04 23:01
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, market, rate

In Contempt of the People


"In assessing investment opportunities, it’s unwise but not uncommon to compartmentalize economics and politics.  Sooner or later, the worlds of politics and economics converge especially in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-03 21:09
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange, investment

EBS Direct Deploys Apama to Provide Third Party Aggregation


"EBS Direct has selected Apama for aggregation and smart execution solutions, the move comes on the back of the first trade foreign exchange trade carried out by UniCredit bank. Read more ? [visit site..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 16:55
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

USD/INR Not Out Of 70.0 Woods


"The Indian rupee – one of the world’s worst performing currencies this year – has pulled back from record lows in recent weeks, but analysts say a fresh record low of 70 to the dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-23 12:41
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, rate

RBI Clamping Down On Online Rupee Trading


"The RBI cracked down on offshore foreign exchange trading by Indians through online trading websites, asking banks to report any such remittances to the regulator. In a circular issued late on Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-18 11:50
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, forex, forex trading, margin, report, trading

Ongoing Fed Speculation sees U.S. Dollar Fall to 1-Month Low


"The dollar fell to a one-month low as the exit of former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers from the race to lead the Federal Reserve damped bets for an early end to expansionary monetary policy. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-17 02:02
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange, market

Syria, PMIs and a Holiday for Workers


"President Obama decided to seek authorization from Congress before taking retaliatory action against the Assad regime in Syria.  This presumably delays the time table by over a week. There are La..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-02 14:54
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, report, trading

Singapore Dollar Under Threat


"Even the Singapore dollar, underpinned by a robust economy, has failed to escape the pressure facing its regional peers. The currency has fallen more than 2 percent against the U.S. dollar from a two-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 16:58
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, economy, foreign exchange, market, rate

SGD Expected To Outperform Regional Counterparts


"Even the Singapore dollar, underpinned by a robust economy, has failed to escape the pressure facing its regional pears. The currency has fallen more than 2 percent from a two-month high hit just over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 03:12
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, economy, foreign exchange, market, rate

Indian Business Magnate Believes Weakening Rupee Will Hurt ?Whole Economy?


"India needs to immediately use its foreign exchange reserves to arrest the rupee?s record plunge as the weakening currency has the potential to send the economy into a ?nosedive,? billionaire Adi Godr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 02:56
Taggar: currency, economy, foreign exchange, inflation, real estate

International FX Rate Conspiracy: Are Dealers Fixing Prices?


"Suspicion of potential foul play amid an industry with an intangible product often results in damaging consequences, especially where the value of one party’s advantage occurs at the cost of ano..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 09:45
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, rate

What Is Your Advantage over Other Forex Traders?


"Foreign exchange market is huge — its daily turnover is the greatest of all the financial markets, its intraday volatility is very high. This creates a lot of profi..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 15:58
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market, profit

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Releases Foreign Currency Reserves for July 2013


"Every month, Hong Kong’s regulatory authority, the HKMA, releases full details of the amount of foreign exchange contracts are held within the nation. July’s figures, released yesterday, d..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-08 11:55
Taggar: foreign exchange, rate

Book Review: Growing the Money Tree by John Svazic


"Growing The Money Tree: Financial Freedom One Leaf At A Time is not strictly about Forex trading. It is a book about attaining a kind of financial freedom, partly via for..."

April 2013 Global Central Bank Foreign Exchange Survey ? Spot Higher, Swaps Mixed


"Every six months, leading central banks from around the world publish their foreign exchange results survey. The joint banks published their April 2013 figures, with spot volumes being reported highe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-29 17:51
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, report

CLS Bank?s FX Settlement Value Spikes 14.6% in June


"Volatility in financial markets have been the driving force behind increasing volumes in foreign exchange, CLS Bank, an FX settlement provider witnessed record trading values in June with an increase..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 19:29
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, market, trading

Dateline July 14


"On this Bastille Day, twenty eight weeks into 2013, my main takeaway from the foreign exchange markets thus far is the isolation of key currency pairs from the volatility of bonds and stocks.  Do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-14 16:37
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, foreign exchange, market

Ambiguity Reigns Supreme: CFTC Removes FX Asset Class From ICE Trade Vault Before Final Reporting Rulings Set


"Ahead of final rulings on trade reporting, US regulatory authority CFTC has approved an order to remove the foreign exchange asset class from the ICE Trade Vault after having granted registration last..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-03 10:06
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

Merkel Criticizes Japanese Monetary Policy


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel apparently criticized Japan for its credit-easing policy that led to the yen’s sharp depreciation against major currencies earlier this year, when she met with Ja..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-18 20:47
Taggar: currencies, foreign exchange, rate, report

What Are Your Short-Term Trading Goals?


"Aimless trading may be fun but is closer to gambling than to some mindful financial activity. Although investment industry is more accustomed to measuring and targeting returns ove..."

Libor Manipulation may be more serious than initially thought


"The probe of Libor manipulation is proving to be the tip of the iceberg as inquiries into assets from derivatives to foreign exchange show that if there?s a chance to rig benchmark rates in world mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-17 03:29
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

RBNZ Prepared to sell NZD/USD


"New Zealand?s central bank is prepared to increase currency sales to combat a ?significantly over-valued? exchange rate, Governor Graeme Wheeler said. ?In recent months we have undertaken foreign exch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 02:39
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, rate

Book Review: The Foreign Exchange Matrix


"The Foreign Exchange Matrix: A new framework for understanding currency movements was written by two authors — Barbara Rockefeller and Vicki Schmelzer. You may rem..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-24 17:30
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange

Journey into the Unknown ? Chinese Regulators Revising Laws to Assist Overseas FX Firms


"Chinese foreign exchange regulator SAFE has made steps toward reducing some of the entry barriers for foreign investment, leading to potentially lower entry barriers for overseas firms wishing to cond..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 14:14
Taggar: foreign exchange, investment

China may be clearing some of their USD FX reserves


"Reports that China may step up the diversification of its huge foreign exchange reserves is not great news for U.S. Treasurys, already under pressure from talk about an easing in the Federal Reserve&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-21 07:26
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, real estate, report

Do You Know Your Broker?s Forex Execution Mode?


"It would be nice if the retail Forex brokers could clear all our trades (including micro-lots and others) with other market participants. Unfortunately, everything is not that simple in ..."

NZD/USD Technicals ? Kumo Breakout Confirmed


"After rallying back into the Kumo following a much stronger than expected employment data yesterday, bulls suffered a rejection and was ejected out of the Kumo, affirming the breakout scenario that ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 11:16
Taggar: bear, bull, employment, foreign exchange, kiwi, market

PBOC Probing Bond Market Transactions for Irregularities


"China?s central bank asked participants in the nation?s $3.7 trillion interbank bond market to examine trading histories, said two people with knowledge of the matter, amid reports of a probe into ill..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-24 05:55
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, market, report, trade system, trading

China Foreign Assets Reach 5.17 trillion dollars


"China’s external financial assets expanded 9 percent to reach 5.17 trillion U.S. dollars by the end of 2012, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said Monday. On the back of slowe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 16:17
Taggar: dollar, financial, foreign exchange, investment, point, rate

Week in FX Asia ? Bank of Japan Doubles Bond Buying Weakens Yen


"The Bank of Japan (BoJ) captured the attention of the foreign exchange world last week when it started to live up to the expectations of the market. After much anticipation, and lots of preceding rhet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-12 16:32
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, inflation, market

Canadian CalForex Signs up to TwoFour?s FX Solution


"  TwoFour Systems, announced that Calgary Foreign Exchange has selected TwoFour?s Foreign Exchange software solution to manage its FX order management, front office and back office operations. Wi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-11 13:23
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

FXall Dominates FX ECN Space, March Volumes on Par with February


"Trading volumes at FXall one of the world?s leading ECNs in the liquid Foreign Exchange markets were unchanged from a month earlier as the executing venue publishes trading … [visit site to read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 19:01
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

FXCM Reports March 2013 Trading Metrics: Volumes Lower, Accounts Up


"FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for March 2013 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business. Volume was lower both on Retail and Institutional desks..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 00:27
Taggar: foreign exchange

FOREXTRAVIEW ? Another Free Forex Magazine Going Global


"FOREXTRAVIEW is a Turkish Forex magazine, whose first issue has been published back in 2011. From what I have seen in their past issues (and I do not read Turkish), they..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-07 18:38
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

What?s Changed?


"This important week in the global economy has changed some things in foreign exchange but left even more relationships in a purgatory between the bust of 2008-09 and the next definitive stage.  M..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-05 04:37
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange, market

Volkswagen Brazil Adopts Bloomberg?s FXGO Trading Platform


"Volkswagen Brazil, a wholly owned subsidiary of the German automobile manufacturer, has adopted Bloomberg?s Foreign Exchange trading platform FXGO to manage its global currency risks. Volkswagen Brazi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-03 17:24
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, manufacture, trading

Big In Japan ? Nissan Century Securities Maintains More than 50% Share On OSE For 4 Months


"Japanese institutional forex company Nissan Century Securities has posted results for its foreign exchange margin trading listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange (FX OSE) showing a consistent share of..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 16:29
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, margin, market, share, trading

MarkitSERV Enters Partnership With CME To Support FX Transaction Clearing


"Electronic trading and OTC derivatives trade processing gateway MarkitSERV has formed a partnership with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in order to support clearing for regulated OTC FX (foreig..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-27 12:31
Taggar: foreign exchange, report, trading

OANDA Upgrades Mobile Platform with Customisable Charts and Price Alerts


"OANDA, a global provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services, today announced a significant update to its OANDA fxTrade mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. OANDA?s f..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 08:44
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, trading

Thomson Reuters Dealing Floods Nepalese Banks for FX Products


"Thomson Reuters,  announced that 21 leading banks in Nepal have signed up to Thomson Reuters Dealing, the company’s industry standard trading platform for foreign exchange (FX) that enables trad..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 13:07
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, trading

Currency Paradox


"  The dollar and euro are natural rivals. The dollar and euro are the two most influential currencies in the world, a fact reflected in their one and two standings in reserve asset portfolios...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 22:45
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, foreign exchange

CFTC Sues Michael Alcocer and His Company, InovaTrade, Inc., for Foreign Currency Fraud and Misappropriation


"The CFTC has announced that it is suing Michael Alcocer and his firm InovaTrade for fraud. According to the CFTC, InovaTrade falsely marketed itself as a registed Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer (RFED)..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-14 18:59
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Options Continues Expansion with New FX Trading Destinations, Faster Route to Chicago


"Options, the pioneering provider of the Options PIPE® Private Financial Cloud, a managed infrastructure platform for the trading and alternative investment communities, announced today it has expanded..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-12 17:35
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, investment, trading

Application of String Theory in Forex Trading


"Yet another econophysics e-book is presented to your attention today. Published in late 2012 by R. Pincak and M. Repasan from SORS Research, this research paper describes the ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-12 15:10
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, rate

Executive Interview: Luis Sanchez, Head of Institutional Sales Europe & America at Dukascopy Bank


"In 2004, Swiss company Dukascopy Bank was established to offer direct access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace, and to fulfill a market need for advanced technology within trading systems in t..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-08 09:00
Taggar: bank, dukascopy, foreign exchange, forex, market, trading, trading system

Pakistan?s Habib Bank AG Zurich Launches Secure Online Forex Platform


"Habib Bank AG Zurich (HBZ), one of the leading international banks operating in the United Arab Emirates, has announced the launch of HBZefx – its new, Foreign Exchange trading platform. HBZefx..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-22 11:38
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, rate, trading

EUR Temporarily Rooted But Is Looking Left


"IMF’s Lagarde admitted last week that foreign exchange rates are not far from “fair value.” Is this market trying to take her thoughts to task and trade them literally? Most of the r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 13:51
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, rate

Russian Happenings


"A large meteorite fell to earth in Chebarkul near the Ural Mountains, injuring about 300 people. G20 central bank leaders and finance ministers meanwhile began the first session of a two-day meeting i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 14:35
Taggar: bank, finance, foreign exchange

A Crowded Currency Market Radar Screen


"The foreign exchange game is not just about currency war, both real and imagined.  Those with exposures also need to keep an eye on economic growth after awfully weak fourth-quarter figures and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 21:54
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange

Verbal Support for Weaker Yen, Soft Dollar, and Firm Euro


"G7 finance ministers and central bankers released a standard statement on FX policy that failed to criticize Japan: ?We, the G7 Ministers and Governors, reaffirm our longstanding commitment to market..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 14:40
Taggar: bank, finance, foreign exchange, market, rate

FX Client Clearing Capabilities To Be Enhanced By MarkitSERV and Misys Partnership


"Electronic trade processing service MarkitSERV has formed a partnership with Misys in order to develop and provide an end-to-end solution for Misys Confirmation Matching Service (CMS) customers to del..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 11:57
Taggar: foreign exchange

Scalping & EAs ? Healthy or Toxic Order Flow?


"Foreign exchange trading is widely used by traders as an investment product because currencies allow traders with different strategies long and short term opportunities. Currencies are the most liquid..."

Forex Education and Training Schemes Discredited by Wall Street Fraud Watchdog


"The Wall Street Fraud Watchdog is warning high net worth individuals and investors to be extremely skeptical about what appears to have become a boom in Forex training classes that cost thousands of d..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 20:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange, forex, market

Global Foreign Exchange Committee Semi-Annual Surveys Released


"Leading central banks from around the world published their semi-annual Forex Exchange trading surveys for their respective countries. The surveys are a joint effort conducted by the US, UK, Singapore..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 19:24
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Serious Fraud Office Brings Criminal Charges Against New Zealand Forex Dealer


"Charges were made against an Auckland foreign exchange dealer by the New Zealand Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on the grounds of alleged offences similar to that of David Ross whose company, Ross Asset M..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 10:02
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, report

ChartIQ Releases Forex Trading Simulator for iPad


"ChartIQ, the leading name in iPad stock and forex charts, today announced the launch of ChartIQ Forex Trading Simulator for the Apple iPad. Foreign exchange traders can now practice trading against hi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-28 23:33
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex trading, market, trading

Manipulation of Forex Rates Suspected in Singapore


"Bank probes find manipulation in Singapore’s offshore FX market – source Internal reviews by banks in Singapore have found evidence that traders colluded to manipulate rates in the offshor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-28 03:59
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, fx market, market, rate

Chinese Central Bank says Yuan ?Close to Equilibirum?


"China?s foreign-exchange regulator urged Group of 20 nations to improve collaboration to avoid any so-called currency wars while signaling he?s comfortable with the value of the yuan. On a global leve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-28 03:41
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange

China?s Mainland Forex Regulator Warns of Sharp Changes in Capital Movements


"According to a report released by China’s forex regulator, the Chinese mainland should be prepared for big swings in speculative capital flows amid global economic uncertainties. The State Admin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-27 14:17
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange, forex, rate, report

BOJ?s Impact on the Yen


"Contrary to expectations, the Bank of Japan’s boldest steps yet to boost a flagging economy have triggered a swift change in course for a falling yen, which overnight saw its biggest one-day ris..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-23 08:55
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, foreign exchange, rate

BOJ?s next move will be under the Microscope


"While the yen fell to its lowest level in over two years on Monday on expectations the traditionally conservative Bank of Japan (BoJ) will deliver on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s aggressive monet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-21 10:31
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, market, rate

The Australian Dollar Staying Strong


"Forget a weakening economy and the prospect of further monetary easing. Here’s what will keep the Aussie dollar robust in the months ahead – a rebound in commodity prices and even lower in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 07:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, foreign exchange, rate

China Opens Foreign Currency Loan Office


"China’s foreign exchange regulator on Monday announced that it has set up an office to handle trusted loans of the country’s foreign exchange reserves. The creation of the office means the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-14 20:00
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, forex

Swiss Central Bank Opens Singapore Office


"The Swiss National Bank is opening a branch in Singapore to allow for round-the-clock management of its foreign exchange reserves, which it needs to tap to defend the safe-haven franc from over-heatin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-18 18:55
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange

US Based CRT Capital Launches Institutional Foreign Exchange Trading


"CRT Capital Group LLC, an independent institutional broker-dealer based in Stamford, Connecticut, today announced the launch of live foreign exchange trading for its global customer base, a capability..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 16:12
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex trading, trading

OANDA adds more CFDs to its award-winning forex trading platform


"OANDA, a global provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services, is adding 12 more Contract for Difference (CFD) instruments to its award-winning forex trading platform, OANDA fxTrade.  The c..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-11 14:46
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex trading, trading

ECB Comments Lead to Biggest one-day Loss in a Month


"The euro, which has shown remarkable resilience recently, saw a major selloff leading to its biggest one-day loss in a month after the European Central Bank (ECB) slashed its growth estimates for this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-07 09:20
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, rate

Jefferies Investment Bank Selects TwoFour for Cash Management


"TwoFour, a specialist provider of global real-time financial software solutions and a trusted consultancy announced today that Jefferies & Company, Inc. has selected its Cash Management (CM) solut..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-04 10:33
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, investment, rate, trading

Bloomberg Launch?s Chinese Interbank FX Rates Globally


"Bloomberg has announced today that it will begin distributing live interbank pricing for the onshore renminbi market (CNY). The tick by tick data provided from the China Foreign Exchange Trade System..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-29 12:27
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, hedging, market, trade system

Interview with Devexperts


"The online Foreign Exchange trading market has been dominated by a handful of trading platforms. Brokers who entered the market in the early 2000?s started off with their own unique proprietary platfo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-28 16:11
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, market, trading

Daniel Stewart & Company to Launch a Foreign Exchange Fund


"Daniel Stewart & Company, the London-based investment bank offering corporate advisory, institutional stock broking and wealth management services, announces plans to launch a foreign exchange fun..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-21 16:47
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, forex, investment, rate, trading

Alpari (US) Appoints Jermaine C. Harmon to Chief Executive Officer


"Alpari (US), LLC (?Alpari?), a global provider of online foreign exchange and futures trading services, today announces the appointment of Jermaine C. Harmon to Chief Executive Officer (?CEO?). Harmon..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-19 16:27
Taggar: foreign exchange, point, trading

RTS Teams Up with Squared Financial to Offer Global Spot FX and Precious Metals Trading


"RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider, and Squared Financial Services Limited, a broker offering ECN-style trading across a broad mix of liquidity pools, announ..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-19 14:11
Taggar: bull, financial, foreign exchange, gold, market, trading

US Department of Treasury Makes Final Determination on Foreign Exchange Swaps and Forwards


"The Treasury today released its final decision regarding the oversight of foreign exchange swap and forward contracts. The ruling essentially states that FX swaps and forward will be exempt from the D..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-17 03:17
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, report, trading

TwoFour Signs European Bank for FX Post-Trade Solution


"TwoFour Systems, a specialist provider of global real-time Foreign Exchange (“FX”) and Cash Management software for the financial services industry today announced that its flexible FX sof..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-15 01:45
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange

Book Review: Beat the Forex Dealer (Agustin Silvani)


"Beat the Forex Dealer: An insider’s look into trading today’s foreign exchange market is a rather unusual Forex book. Unlike most of the others, that either introd..."

Foreign eXchange Consulting Services International (FXCSI) announces FX Transaction Cost Analysis Product


"Foreign eXchange Consulting Services International (FXCSI), has announced a post-trade FX Transition Cost Analysis Tool that allows users to generate their own FX transaction cost analysis (TCA) repor..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-09 19:46
Taggar: analysis, bank, foreign exchange, fx market, market, rate, report

FXCM Reveals Brighter October Trade Volumes MoM


"FXCM, a leading online provider of foreign exchange, or FX, trading and related services, today announced for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, revenues under US GAAP of $115.0 million, compared..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-08 13:45
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

New Low Latency FX ECN Launches in London


"Parabellum Markets LLP has today announced the launch of their spot electronic foreign exchange operation. Parabellum is initially offering eligible counterparties an eFx trading platform, designed in..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-30 18:10
Taggar: foreign exchange, fx trading, market, trading

China Deficit Shrinks in Q3


"China’s capital and financial account remained in deficit in the third quarter as a result of the global financial crisis and a domestic economic slowdown, the country’s foreign exchange r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-26 19:07
Taggar: dollar, financial, foreign exchange

China Funds for FX Rises after Two Consecutive Falls


"The funds outstanding for foreign exchange is the amount of yuan that Chinese banks have to put into the domestic market to purchase foreign exchange from individuals and institutional clients. It is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-19 17:31
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, foreign exchange, market

Oanda Continues Management Changes as London Director Departs


"Oanda, one of the largest foreign exchange brokers has made a second major change his year in its board with the departure of Antony Broadbent, managing director of Oanda Europe. Anthony will be leavi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-19 17:03
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange

China?s Foreign Investment extends longest run of declines


"The Commerce Ministry said on Friday that China drew $83.4 billion in foreign direct investment between January and September, with September’s inflow alone down 6.8 percent on year-ago levels a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-19 06:08
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange, indicators, investment, point

ICE and Traiana Extend ICE Link to OTC FX


"Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses and Traiana, the leading provider of post-trade solutions, today announced an agreement to process over-the counter..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-15 11:05
Taggar: foreign exchange, fx market, market, report

Newedge Enhances FXPB Platform


"Newedge, a global leader in multi-asset brokerage and clearing, announced the launch of a new Foreign Exchange (FX) Prime Brokerage (PB) platform. While forex has been a part of the company?s robust s..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-10 23:26
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market

FTSE Curex FX Index Expands Renminbi FIX Benchmarks


"FTSE, the global index provider, and Curex Group, a leading developer of intellectual property and technologies that link institutional foreign exchange liquidity with global exchange traded products..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-08 11:57
Taggar: currencies, currency, currency pair, foreign exchange, rate

Leading FX Banks Choose Harmony CCP for FX Clearing


"Traiana, a provider of post-trade solutions, announced today the addition of three further clearing firms to Traiana?s comprehensive initiative to automate processing of OTC foreign exchange (FX) deri..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-27 10:16
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

MT5 Integrates with Hotspot FX


"MetaQuotes Software Corp. announces the integration of its MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform with Knight Hotspot FX, an institutional foreign exchange ECN offering deep liquidity in more than 60 currency..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 12:27
Taggar: currency, currency pair, foreign exchange, gold, metatrader, trading

Aussie hedge Fund MST Capital Chooses TradeScreen for EMS & TCA


"TradingScreen, the leading independent provider of liquidity, trading and investment technology via SaaS, announced that MST Capital has selected its award-winning TradeSmart execution management syst..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 01:55
Taggar: analysis, foreign exchange, investment, trading

Buy Side to Discuss ?All That?s? Important in FX @ Trade Tech FX 25- 27 Sept 2012


"Foreign Exchange has positioned itself as a recognised asset class over the last 8 years, daily trade volumes as measured by the Bank of International Settlements Survey show the market grew 20% betwe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 01:43
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

How to Play Middle East Unrest Using Currencies


"CNBC interviewed Amelia Bourdeau, director of foreign exchange at Westpac Institutional Bank, who believes that Crude prices are set to rise due to Middle East unrest. She wants to trade on higher oil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-21 03:56
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, foreign exchange, oil

Eye on Latvia: An Interview With Renesource Capital


"Strategically sitting in between Russia, Scandinavia, and Germany, Latvia has historically been a trading hub between the different points. As such, it is no surprise that the country boosts a healthy..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-19 12:21
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, point, rate, trading

cTrader Signs up Sucden Financial for Interbank FX Liquidity


"Spotware Systems, a financial technology firm is making waves in the online trading space as it signs up a new liquidity provider for it’s cTrader Foreign Exchange trading platform. Financial te..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-16 00:41
Taggar: brokers, currency, currency pair, financial, foreign exchange, trading

FXall August Volumes Drop


"FXall, a leading ECN for the Foreign Exchange market has published volumes for the month of August. Figures show the continued downward trend in overall trade volumes hampered by the uncertainty of th..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-14 02:52
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

The FX Middle Man ? An Effective Sales Tool for Brokers


"New websites dedicated to rewarding active traders are on the rise, is it a short-term spike or a genuine business model. On-line Foreign Exchange trading has been gaining momentum over the years as i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-14 02:14
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, forex, market, spread, trading

Swiss Central Bank Intervened Less due to ECB


"The Swiss National Bank’s foreign exchange reserves hit 71 percent of annual output in August, with the pace of the rise slowing in a sign that less central bank intervention was needed to enfor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-07 11:34
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

FXCM publishes Lucid Markets? P&L for 2009-2011; business highly profitable


"In June 2012 FXCM acquired a controlling stake in Lucid Markets, a leading institutional forex market maker, valuing the company at $177.5m. Structure of the deal: FXCM acquired a 50.1% controlling in..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-30 22:34
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market

FXCM Strengthens Data Security by Deploying Check Point Appliances


"Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., which develops technologies to communications and transactions over the internet, has announced that FXCM, a provider of foreign exchange trading and related se..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-30 09:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, point, trading

FX Inter-dealer Platform Suffers Outage


"With market uncertainty remaining at its peak Foreign Exchange traders were gifted with another cause for concern when one of the main FX inter-dealer platforms – Reuters 3000 suffered outage fo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-22 00:17
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

FXall Enhances Liquidity Provisions for LP?s


"FX Alliance.  the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, announced a new automated hedging feature within Treasury Center that enables bank liquidity pro..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-17 15:46
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, hedging, rate, trading

Thomson Reuters Gets Regulator Thumbs up for FXall Acquisition


"Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and financial markets data for businesses and professionals, and FXall, the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange tradin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-15 15:11
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market, trading

China sees Net Capital Outflow in July


"Chinese banks sold a net 3.8 billion yuan ($597.3 million) in foreign exchange in July, following a net purchase of 49.1 billion yuan in June, according to Reuters calculations based on data published..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-15 12:27
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, market

FX Alliance Inc. Reports July 2012 Trading Volumes ? down 8% from June


"NEW YORK, NY, August 8, 2012 – FX Alliance Inc. (“FXall”) (NYSE: FX), the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, today announced total..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-08 14:38
Taggar: foreign exchange, report, trading

China Yuan Weakens to 6.3421


"The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 29 basis points to 6.3421 against the U.S. dollar on Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System. In China’s foreign excha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-03 16:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange, market, point, rate, trading, trading system

FX Alliance Q2 2012: Revenues up 7%, Net Income flat, volume up 6.5%


"Comparing to Q1 2012 FXAll’s volume rose 6.5% and Revenues increase by 4.7% while Net Income was up as much as 35%. FX Alliance Inc. (“FXall”) (NYSE: FX), the leading independent glo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-02 14:46
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, report, trading

China Posts Capital Account Deficit in Q2


"China’s capital and financial account shifted to a deficit of 71.4 billion U.S. dollars in the second quarter this year from a surplus of 56.1 billion U.S. dollars in the first quarter, foreign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-31 20:02
Taggar: dollar, financial, foreign exchange

Vodafone Signs up to Bloomberg FX?s Trading Platform


"Vodafone Hutchison Australia PTY LTD (VHA), a 50/50 joint venture between Vodafone, the world’s leading mobile telecommunications company and Hutchison 3G, has selected Bloomberg’s Foreign..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-30 19:22
Taggar: foreign exchange, fx trade, rate, trading

FX Volumes up in US ? New York FX Survey


"The North American Foreign Exchange Committee has published the results of their latest survey for daily trade volume in Forex. The results were positive YoY however there was a decline from October 2..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-30 18:26
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, share, trading

AFXC survey shows Forex trading in Australia falls 20% YoY


"Author Paul Holmes The Australian Foreign Exchange Committee (AFXC) is a representative forum of the Australian foreign exchange market operating under the sponsorship of the Reserve Bank of Australia..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-30 18:23
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, market

Daily Spot Trading in London Shrinks According to Bank of England Data


"Author Paul Holmes In April 2012, 30 financial institutions active in the UK foreign exchange market participated in the sixteenth published semi-annual turnover survey for the Foreign Exchange Joint..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-30 18:21
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market, rate, report, share

EUR/USD in the Second Half of the Calendar Year


"A point made in this week’s Foreign Exchange Insights essay stipulates that a spontaneous depreciation of the euro is unlikely to happen spontaneously in sufficient size as to strengthen the com..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-27 18:36
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, point

Thomson Reuters and GFI partner to Launch FX Brokerage in China


"Thomson Reuters and GFI Group have formed a joint venture with Chinese outfit SDIC Trust and filed an application to launch a foreign exchange and money brokerage in the country. The partners say that..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-23 23:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Standard Chartered Offers Staright2Bank to Middle East Corporates


"Standard Chartered Bank has announced the launch of enhanced online foreign exchange services through its secure banking platform Straight2Bank. It brings a choice of 130 global currencies to the bank..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-17 09:55
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, foreign exchange, rate

Chi-FX Brazil to Accept Members


"Chi-X Global Holdings LLC today announced that Chi-FX? Brazil is now available for participant certification. The platform, which has been developed via an alliance between Chi-X Global and BM&FBO..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-17 00:44
Taggar: foreign exchange, share, shares

FXCM Sees MoM Growth in Trade Volumes


"FXCM today announced certain key operating metrics for June 2012 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business. FXCM’s share price is currently trading at $11.31. Monthly activities..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-16 23:12
Taggar: foreign exchange, share, trading

Alternatives to Spot Forex?


"When you hear about “Forex” you probably think about the spot Forex trading, usually online. But the foreign exchange market consists of several types of transactions t..."

DealHub Selected for eFX Project at Royal Exchange Ltd


"DealHub (Option Computers Ltd) today announced that it is implementing its eFX solution at Royal Exchange (TEG Capital) Ltd, enabling complete automation of the trade lifecycle, from liquidity sourcin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-11 19:46
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, hedging, investment, market, rate

Euro Slips Slightly to 25 percent as Reserve Currency


"The USD still heads the list of reserve currencies with 62.1 percent of all reserves held in U.S. dollars. Both the USD and EUR had a slight dip but still retain their leading positions. The single Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-11 14:30
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, foreign exchange

Reuters FX June Volumes Drop by 7%


"Daily spot foreign exchange trading volumes on Thomson Reuters dealing platforms fell more than 9 percent in June from a year earlier. The average daily volume traded in June was $143 billion, down 7..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-11 01:23
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Bloomberg Creates First NDF Clearing Link From FXGO To CME Group


"Bloomberg executives announced the industry’s first integration between a foreign exchange (FX) trading platform and a clearinghouse for clearing of non-deliverable forwards (NDFs). The connecti..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-10 01:27
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Thomson Reuters acquires FXall (FX Alliance) for $625 million


"FXall, the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, lately announced record total average daily volume for June 2012 and the second quarter of 2012 in both..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-09 11:12
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Monex Group (Mexico) Acquires Schneider Foreign Exchange to Form Monex Europe


"Monex Group (Holding Monex SAPIB), one of the world?s largest commercial foreign exchange providers, has today acquired London-based FX specialist Schneider Foreign Exchange in a cash deal worth in th..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-08 01:49
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange

Volumes Shine in June for FX ECN FXall


"FXall, the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, today announced record total average daily volume for June 2012 and the second quarter of 2012 in both..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-06 16:14
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

CME Group Volume Averaged 13.1 Million Contracts per Day in June 2012, record volumes in forex futures


"Achieved double-digit year-over-year growth for agricultural commodities and metals in June Set monthly records in copper futures, soybean oil options, and Australian dollar and Canadian dollar forei..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-03 14:09
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, market, oil

FXall Launches Multi Bank Options Trading


"FX Alliance, the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, announced today that clients are now able to execute FX options on the FXall Trading platform.  ..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-02 18:13
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, trading

Progress Apama FX eCommerce solution deployed by Jefferies Bache


"Progress Software Corporation has announced that FX dealer Jefferies Bache Financial Services has selected and implemented the Progress Apama FX eCommerce solution. Joe Ziccarelli, chief operating off..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-26 01:08
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, rate

FXCM and Dow Jones Indexes launch Currency Index


"Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and FXCM, a global online provider of foreign exchange trading and related services, today announced they have collaborated to launch the Dow Jones..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-25 00:57
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, rate, share, trading

OANDA adds platinum and palladium to its trading platform


"These metals are rarely offered by forex brokers but it makes sense to offer them since some traders are attracted to these instruments and the more instruments you offer the more trading you can expe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-22 14:01
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex, point, trading

FXall Launches Routing of Algorithmic and Limit Orders


"FXall the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, announced today that it went live this week with the ability for clients to utilize bank algorithms and..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-21 19:10
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, trading

Mexican Banco Invex Licenses FSS Treasury System


"Financial Software Systems Inc. (“FSS”), a leading provider of integrated financial software, is pleased to announce that Banco Invex has licensed the Spectrum Treasury System to enhance i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-20 01:41
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, rate

TradingScreen partners with Zeno for FX TCA


"TradingScreen, the provider of liquidity, trading and investment technology via SaaS, has partnered with Zeno Consulting, the trade cost analysis consulting firm for plan sponsors, mutual fund boards..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-19 23:49
Taggar: analysis, foreign exchange, investment, trading

Anything About Forex That You Cannot Comprehend?


"The less discussed but nonetheless important feature of the foreign exchange market is that it has such a strong attractive power that many non-professional traders rush to ju..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-18 13:46
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

FTSE launches Spot FX Indices


"FTSE, a leading global index provider, and Cürex Group, a developer of intellectual property and technologies that link institutional foreign exchange with global capital markets, have announced the l..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-13 09:03
Taggar: currency, currency pair, foreign exchange, market

FXall sees jump in MoM and YoY daily trade volume


"FX Alliance  the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, today announced total average daily volume for May 2012 of $90.0 billion, an increase of 1% from..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-07 14:22
Taggar: foreign exchange, report, share, trading

FXCM positive trade volumes in May 2012


"FXCM, one of the worlds largest FX brokers has announced positive trading results for May 2012. The broker  announced certain key operating metrics for May 2012 for its retail and institutional foreig..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-07 12:59
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, trading

China to start FX Swaps


"China’s aim to be a true liberal economy is heading in the right direction as the state regulator for FX over comes another hurdle and sets out the new offering of FX Swaps. The State Administra..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-06 03:29
Taggar: currency, economy, financial, foreign exchange

Sri Lanka puts FX Fear Factor in Residents


"Sri Lanka’s financial market watchdog, Central Bank in a statement said that it wishes to inform the general public that undertaking foreign exchange trading transactions and remitting payments..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-31 08:57
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, market, trading

New Bridge on the Block! Advanced Markets and Fortex collaborate to launch state of the art MT4 Bridge


"Advanced Markets a leading provider of foreign exchange direct market access (DMA) and Fortex, a leading independent developer of real-time, multi-asset trading platforms, announced the release of Ult..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-28 01:51
Taggar: bank, brokers, foreign exchange, market, metatrader, trading

Dangerous to do Business


"Risk aversion is back in vogue.  One saw this in equities more quickly than in foreign exchange.  Investors can think of many reasons to be averse.  The May 6th elections in Europe impr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-11 20:04
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange

FXCM signs up DIF Broker


"FXCM  a leading online provider of foreign exchange trading and related services worldwide and DIF Broker, a leading independent online financial broker, announced that DIF Broker will white label FXC..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-10 17:55
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, market, metatrader, trading

Reuters creates a Buzz with new intraday FX News


"Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading supplier of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of a global analysis and commentary service that provides un..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-09 23:46
Taggar: analysis, foreign exchange, fx trade, market, rate

FX ECN renews Savvis hosting agreement


"Savvis a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced that FXall the leading independent electronic foreign exchange platform, has renewed its hosting..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-09 08:36
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, trading

TradingScreen rolls out Real Time TCA


"With liquidity flowing into to FX costs are being reduced as more and more venues compete for business. New technologies are being used to manage these costs to enhance firms experiences; TradingScree..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-07 15:03
Taggar: analysis, foreign exchange, investment, trading

New Zealand gets taste of Forex Fraud


"New Zealand has positioned itself as an alternative destination for Forex brokers looking to market themselves as regulated brokers. A new report has shown that a local  foreign exchange trader has be..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-07 13:15
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex, market, report

PFG launches FX Options with FX Bridge?s technology


"FX Bridge Technologies Corp., a leading provider of foreign exchange and CFD technology solutions, today announced that PFGBEST, a leading global broker, has licensed FX Bridge’s trading platfor..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-07 00:35
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, trading

Virginia?s lawsuit against BNY Mellon dismissed


"Apparently it’s not all gloom in doom for BNY Mellon in its pricing scandal: at least one lawsuit against the bank has been just dismissed: A Fairfax County Circuit judge dismissed the foreign e..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-03 17:08
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, report

DTCC starts testing of new Forex Repository


"The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) began user testing of its new Global Trade Repository service for Foreign Exchange on May 1 and is planning full production by the fourth quarter..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-03 14:25
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, rate, report

FXall announces positive first quarter results


"Fxall a leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2012. For the first quarter of 2012, revenues in..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-03 14:03
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, report, share, trading

$140,000 Please -Trading Point gets slap on wrist


"When the US regulators said DO NOT chase the US public as potential clients they meant it!  Cyprus based Trading Point has been given a harsh warning and fine by the CFTC as it has been found guilty o..."

ITG launches transaction cost analysis tools for Forex


"Leading technology provider ITG,  announced the launch of a comprehensive transaction cost analysis product for the institutional foreign exchange market. ITG TCA  for FX leverages the richest data se..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-26 00:48
Taggar: analysis, bank, foreign exchange, fx market, leverage, market, rate

London hosts 2012 Forex Forum


"The Euromoney Forex Forum, the most prestigious event in the foreign exchange market, is taking place on 8-9 May 2012 at the Brewery London. Euromoney?s Forex Forum brings together expert speakers to..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-23 08:26
Taggar: currencies, foreign exchange, forex, market

2012 Currency Investment Predictions


"Balance of volatility is the key to unlocking profits in the foreign exchange market; too little and your returns are scant, too much and you could get caught out and lose everything. Recent months h..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-20 06:48
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, profit

BNY Mellon FX profits dive in quarter 1


"US banking giant Bank of New York Mellon has announced declines in company profits for the first quarter of 2012. The bank saw revenues slide against 2011 figures and witnessed a major set back in its..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-19 08:33
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, profit, report, share

Abel Noser to provide FX Transaction Cost Analysis


"Abel Noser Solutions, a sister company to Abel/Noser, today announced the launch of its foreign exchange transaction cost analysis offering (FX TCA). Abel Noser Solutions’ customers will be able..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-17 01:38
Taggar: analysis, brokers, currency, foreign exchange, fx trading, trading

FXCM reports March 2012 metrics ? retail volume down, accounts up


"NEW YORK, NY, April 16, 2012 ? FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for March 2012 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business. Monthly activities includ..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-16 22:37
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

FXall volumes up march 2012


"US based FXall; a leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, today announced total average daily volume for March 2012 of $90.4 billion, an increase of 4%  f..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-11 19:28
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Self Regulation ? NFA Standard


"An unregulated margin FX broker claims to be using the ‘standards’ of regulator: NFA?  Can we trust them? StrategemFX, the Belize-based provider of online foreign exchange services, this w..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-07 14:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, margin, rate

To What Drum Will Major Currencies March?


"A special report on foreign exchange in the April 5th edition of the Financial Times presents two competing currency market drivers, mood swings between risk aversion and risk appetite and conventiona..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-06 17:34
Taggar: currency, financial, foreign exchange, market, report

FXAll taps former NYSE VP and CIO Steve Rubinow


"FXAll only recently completed its IPO and announced a very successful 2011 year. Now it cashes in on its success and makes a key hiring: NEW YORK, NY, April 2, 2012 – FX Alliance Inc. (“FX..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-02 14:17
Taggar: foreign exchange

IKON partners with NASDAQ to offer Spot Gold Futures


"The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ), the world?s largest exchange group, in partnership with IKON GLOBAL MARKETS (IKON), a futures commission merchant registered with the U.S. Commodity Futures T..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-28 13:29
Taggar: foreign exchange, gold, market, trading

Puerto Rico trader fined $3.7 million


"A Puerto Rican FX fund manager has been fined by a United States district court in Puerto Rico for dealing fraudulently in Foreign Exchange trading. Angel Collazo owner of ACJ Capital Inc was accused..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-27 08:41
Taggar: foreign exchange, profit, trading

Kenyan Banker urges hedging strategies for corporates


"East Africa’s most promising economy – Kenya has been growing at a positive 4-5% during the last decade. With international trade increasing bank of Africa’s Kenya Head has urged sma..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-27 01:27
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, foreign exchange, hedging, oil, rate

BNY Mellon sued by Ohio


"BNY Mellon is being sued left and right (and this was expected). Now it’s Ohio’s turn: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Bank of New York Mellon for a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-13 23:02
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Dollar Often Trades like its from a "Bizarro World"


"An article by Alice Ross in Thursday’s Financial Times blames this year’s significantly diminished currency market turnover on the dollar’s choppiness and the persistence of its coun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-09 21:00
Taggar: currency, dollar, financial, foreign exchange, market

FXall announces 2011 as profitable


"FX brokers are piling in positive results for trading in 2011. FX Alliance Inc. a leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, today reported financial results..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-09 02:20
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, report, trading

Middle East FX gets Arabic Language News Feed


"With FX maturing s a tradeable asset class across the middle east market News International has launched a real-time financial news agency and subsidiary of Deutsche Börse Group, has launched an Arabi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-08 10:38
Taggar: financial, financial news, foreign exchange, market

BNP Paribas launches CORTEX FX platform


"Frances’s leading bank BNP Paribas has announced the launch of its electronic trading platform for Foreign Exchange Trading. The bank has launched the much awaited CORTEX FX platform, enabling c..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-08 10:33
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, market, rate, trading

Sri Lankan banks get Forex restriction


"Sri Lanka has trimmed the level of foreign exchange banks can keep overnight for trading to around a third of an earlier level, a day after curbs was placed in the forward market. The rupee gained to..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-04 15:06
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, market, trading

HSBC profits from emerging markets FX in 2011


"The worlds second largest financial group has announced positive results for its FX division in 2011. HSBC announced a 19% increase in trading revenue for its FX business on the back of intense volati..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-28 01:40
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, trading

China?s forex volumes quadruple since 2006, reach $14.2 trillion in 2011


"If anyone needed further data why Chinese market is by far the next big thing in forex then State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) is releasing the following information: China’s foreig..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-14 12:05
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, forex, market

UK Forex volumes down


"The average daily turnover in UK foreign exchange markets fell in the six months to October, driven by a drop in FX swaps and options activity, according to a  Bank of England survey. The survey revea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-09 03:15
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

Forex Volume Slows Everywhere But US


"This morning, central banks around the world released their latest reports on foreign exchange turnover. These numbers are for October 2011. FX trading volume declined in every part of the world exce..."

Daily spot FX volume grows 28% by October 2011


"The Survey of North American Foreign Exchange Volume is designed to measure the level of turnover in the foreign exchange market. The survey defines foreign exchange transactions as spot, forwards, sw..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-06 20:07
Taggar: currencies, foreign exchange, market

Canada?s FX volumes slump in October 2011


"The summer volatility helped boost trade volumes however Canada’s Foreign Exchange Committee announced shocking results for the world’s tenth largest economies FX trade volumes. Total aver..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-06 19:19
Taggar: foreign exchange, fx trade

London embraces Valbury Capital, a South East Asian Financial Tiger


"London takes charge of over 30% of the worlds Foreign Exchange Trading. Strategically located between Asia, Europe and the Americas its an ideal location for global business transactions. Since the NF..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 17:42
Taggar: foreign exchange, leverage, rate, trading

London Hopes to Attract More Yuan-Based Forex Trades


"British Chancellor George Osborne told an audience during his trip to Asia that the UK Treasury wants to work with Hong Kong to serve as “a gateway for Asian banking and investment in EuropeR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-16 16:20
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, investment, trading

BNY Mellon may settle as part of the Federal Forex suit


"After months of controversy surrounding issues over foreign exchange transactions, BNY Mellon, the world's largest custody bank, is continuing to work toward a settlement as part..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-12 15:37
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

HotSpot posts lower trading volumes in November 2011 ? $55.8 billion a day


"Hotspot FX posted an average daily volume (ADV) figure of $55.8 billion with a total volume of $1,226.5 billion transacted for the month of November 2011. The platform accounted f..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-15 10:35
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

Red Knight to Buy US and Europe


"Anyone disappointed in how the Euro summit concluded, giving us a rather underwhelming result, must have taken heart in China?s fund announcement. Is the ?Red Knight? coming to global Capital Markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-09 19:43
Taggar: announcement, foreign exchange, investment, market, point, rate

CFTC files law suit against unregulated FX managers


"The CFTC has filed civil injunctions against International Commodity Advisors , ProfitStars Int?l Corp. , and Paragon FX Enterprises. According to the Commission, ICA is an unregistered Commodity Pool..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-02 15:46
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, profit

Trading Screen gets FX liquidity boost


"TradingScreen the provider of multi-broker and multi-asset class execution management systems (EMS), has announced that it has added BNP Paribas and Merrill Lynch to its network of foreign exchange (F..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-01 21:56
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

How to Become a Successful Trader?


"It is unbelievable, but it’s a fact ? thanks to ?Traders Union?, the first International Association of Forex Traders, the path to success in Foreign Exchange has become much easier. You do not..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-29 09:17
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex trade, forex trading, trading

Being a Trader Is Profitable, Especially If You Work with IAFT


"The following post is a paid advertisement. The content was provided by the advertiser. Being a Trader is Profitable, Especially if You Work with IAFT Today it is hard to..."

Currencies Dancing to the Beat of News Headlines


"Intra-day volatility continues to dwarf any sense of purposeful direction in the arena of foreign exchange.  News headlines related to the euro debt crisis are producing wild swings in equities a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-11 20:28
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange

American forex traders lose $20 million in September


"Every month CFTC publishes Futures commission merchants (FCMs) and retail foreign exchange dealers (RFEDs) financial data. Amongst other things CFTC also discloses Total Amount of..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-11 08:49
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, forex trade

G20 Cannes Summit


"Leaders from the Group of Twenty released an Action Plan for Growth and Jobs, with explicit country recommendations and somewhat new wording on foreign exchange policy.  That statement opens with..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-06 21:34
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange

Currency Markets on a Knife Edge


"The dollar and other key currency pairs face substantial two-sided risk as the moment of reckoning nears on a number of critical matters involving the euro debt crisis, the U.S. business cycle, and G2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-04 20:33
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, foreign exchange

Currency Thoughts Selected as a Top Forex Blog


"In a review carried in Money & Business of best forex blogs authored by James Dempsey of The Writers Network, Currency Thoughts was selected as one of the three top foreign exchange trading blogs..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-26 02:02
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Canadian Dollar Back to Parity with US Dollar


"The Canadian dollar gained on its U.S. counterpart on news that Canadian retail sales rose more than expected in August to gain 0.5 percent for the month. The Bank of Canada is also expected to hold i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-25 15:25
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, rate, retail sales

State Street faces class action suits over forex prices


"Two subsidiaries of State Street Corp. were hit Wednesday with a proposed class action on behalf of several retirement funds alleging the financial services company added an undisclo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-14 10:34
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange

FXCM Reports Monthly Metrics for September 2011 ? retail volume at peak, acquires Foreland for $17 million


"FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for September 2011 for its retail and institutional foreign exchange business. FXCM also announced that it completed the acquisitio..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-14 09:35
Taggar: foreign exchange

Australian Dollar Falls on European Debt Concerns


"The Australian dollar extended its losses on concerns that the European debt crisis could worsen even after a deal to support Greece is finalized. The Australian dollar declined to 99.66 cents at 2:47..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-11 15:32
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, rate

Galaxy to Launch FX MTF


"Galaxy MTF, an organized multilateral trading facility (MTF) for European bonds, has received regulatory approval from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) to ope..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-06 00:07
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market, rate, trading

A new US retail forex broker is born ? OptionsXpress registers as an RFED


"As expected OptionXpress has registered as an RFED with the CFTC and will soon become open for retail forex business. XPRESSTRADE, LLC (www.xtfx.com) is capitalized at $22,841,980 an..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-12 14:43
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

China growth may slide below 9% in 2012


"China’s economic growth in 2012 may drop below 9 percent for the first time in a decade, a senior Chinese foreign exchange official said on Tuesday, underlining the gloom in Beijing over the det..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-06 12:23
Taggar: currency, economy, foreign exchange, inflation

British Pound Falls as Investors Abandon Sterling


"Expectations of a weaker pound have investors abandoning the British currency over fears that the economic recovery will weaken in the coming months. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne added t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-15 15:55
Taggar: analysis, bear, currency, foreign exchange, market, pound

CLS Bank witnesses drop in FX Settlement ? July 2011


"CLS Bank, a multi currency cash settlement system saw the average number of daily foreign exchange payment instructions fall by 2 percent in July from the previous month, while the a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-10 12:45
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange

April 2011 Forex Volume Data - Trading Rises in London


"I’m a few days late because the market has been keeping me super busy but here’s the latest FX Volume Data and Charts from the main central banks London Link to Report - Average daily rep..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-27 17:50
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, report

CitiFX Pro Named Best Retail Platform by FX Week


"New York and London ? CitiFX Pro has been named ?Best Retail Platform? by FX Week at their 2011 e-FX awards. The award recognizes industry excellence in a bank or vendor platform designed..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-19 18:28
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, trading

G7 Leads Shift in Forex Reserves


"As you can see from the chart below, the world’s foreign exchange reserves (held by central banks) have undergone a veritable explosion over the last decade. While emerging markets (especially C..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-20 10:49
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

Interview with Caxton FX: ?The Most Successful Traders are also the Most Knowledgeable?


"Today’s interview is with Richard Driver, currency analyst of Caxton FX, a provider of various foreign exchange services and oft-quoted expert on currency issues. Below, Mr. Driver explains his..."

U.S. Treasury Proposes Rule to Exempt Forex Swaps from Clearing and Exchange Trading


"Shipkevich Law Firm is a full service law firm focusing in foreign exchange and FX technology transactions, as well as credit and insolvency matters. Felix Shipkevich is a New York Attorney with an ex..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-05 22:44
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex

OptionsXpress to enter the retail forex market


"WSJ Reports: OptionsXpress Holdings Inc. (OXPS) is developing a new currency-trading offering that will give the derivatives-focused online brokerage an entry point to the $313 billion per day retail..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-28 10:35
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, market, point, report, trading

Easter-Time 2011


"The Good Friday/Easter holidays constitute the second quietest time of the year in foreign exchange trading.  Only at year-end does one find more markets observing closures.  Easter 2011 fin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-21 19:53
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, market, trading

FXCM Reports Monthly Metrics for March 2011 ? volume up 26%


"NEW YORK, Apr 14, 2011 FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for March 2011 for its retail foreign exchange business. This time the report also includes an interesting f..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-15 09:00
Taggar: foreign exchange, report, trading

CFTC Charges Lyndon Lydell Parrilla and Green Tree Capital, with Fraud in Multi-Million Dollar Forex Scheme


"Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that it charged Lyndon Lydell Parrilla and his company, Green Tree Capital, both of Woodland Hills, Calif...."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-15 08:13
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, forex, trading

CFTC Charges Lyndon Lydell Parrilla and Green Tree Capital, with Fraud in Multi-Million Dollar Forex Scheme


"Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that it charged Lyndon Lydell Parrilla and his company, Green Tree Capital, both of Woodland Hills, Calif...."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-15 08:13
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Intervention


"The edition of Foreign Exchange Insights posted on this site for March 18th began, “Using many arguments, analysts like to downplay the usefulness and effectiveness of currency market interventi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-14 19:19
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market

Report Portends Changes to Forex Reserve Currencies


"This week’s Bank of International Settlements (BIS) quarterly report came with some interesting revelations (most of which I’ll discuss in a later post). Below, I’d like to focus on..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-09 16:43
Taggar: bank, currencies, foreign exchange, report, trading

Government to Monopolize Forex Trading


"US regulatory authorities — CFTC and NFA — proposed a new initiative today. The main idea of their proposal is to monopolize the retail Forex market..."

MB Trading tops Barron?s broker review again, partners with MYFX


"MB Trading just announced that it earned 4.5 stars out of 5 possible in Barron’s brokers review. MB Trading was specifically praised in the Best for Frequent Traders and Best for International T..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-29 11:28
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, trading

Citi Launches CitiFX Pro Trading Platform in UK


"Citi has launched CitiFX Pro, its online foreign exchange trading platform for experienced individual and small institutional traders, in the United Kingdom. Following successful launches in the US, H..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-28 13:08
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, trading

UK Forex Reserve Plan could Harm Pound


"Yesterday, UK Chancellor George Osborne announced that his government was ready to begin rebuilding its foreign exchange reserves. Depending on when, how, (or even if) this program is implemented, it..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-25 05:47
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, pound, report

G20 Mulling Giving IMF Forex Swap Mandate For Central Banks


"IMF would provide short-term foreign exchange swaps to central banks in developing nations as a way to handle financial shocks US Fed backs the idea, but wants to make sure the IMF sets tough standard..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-23 10:14
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, foreign exchange

Traiana Announces OTC FX Clearing Solution


"Traiana, leading provider of post-trade solutions, announced today that it is providing real-time straight-through-processing (STP) connectivity through the Harmony network to parties wishing to link..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-23 09:48
Taggar: bank, brokers, foreign exchange

ICAP trades record forex volume amid Japanese crisis


"LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Currencies trading platform EBS Tuesday handled its heaviest flows since last September’s super-sized official intervention to weaken the Japanese yen, reflecting the huge g..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-16 17:25
Taggar: bank, currencies, foreign exchange, trading

FSA fines ActivTrades £85k for failing to segregate client funds


"The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has today fined ActivTrades Plc, a foreign exchange broker, £85,750 for failing to protect clients? assets adequately. Under the FSA?s client money rules, firms..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-15 19:22
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, rate

FXCM operating metrics for February 2011


"(NYSE: FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for February 2011 for its retail foreign exchange business. Monthly activities included: Retail customer trading volume (1) of $250 billion i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-14 01:14
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Forex Market Turnover Infographics #1


"According to the latest reports, the Forex industry is growing rapidly. For a better picture of the current state of the foreign exchange market I’ve..."

Chart: How JPY has Reacted to Past Quakes


"This morning’s earthquake in Japan was the strongest in more than 100 years. The last time Japan experienced a quake even close to the 8.9 magnitude was in 1995 when a 7.3 quake hit the coastal..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-11 16:20
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

BNY Mellon hit with class action suit over forex prices


"If you needed any more proof that not only retail forex brokers mess with forex prices you now have another suit against a major bank for just the same. Reuters reports that Bank of New York Mellon wa..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-10 12:59
Taggar: bank, brokers, foreign exchange, forex, report, trading

How To Trade The RBNZ Rate Decision


"FX360.com | The lack of U.S. economic data this morning has once again led to relatively quiet trading in the foreign exchange market. The lack of U.S. economic data this morning has once again led..."

Banks abandon Pure FX ? their joint forex platform


"A group of top currency-dealing banks has delayed plans to launch a new banks-only trading system, opting to wait until the regulatory environment for foreign exchange becomes clearer in the coming mo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-07 19:09
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign exchange, trading, trading system

Biggest Banks in Foreign Exchange


"Who are the biggest banks in foreign exchange? "

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-04 19:50
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Industry updates: Western Union, FXAll and ILQ


"FXall opens Mumbai office FXall, the world’s leading electronic foreign exchange platform, today announced the opening of a new office in Mumbai, India, expanding its growing presence in Asia-Pa..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-03 12:37
Taggar: foreign exchange

State Street is sued again for manipulating prices


"Back in 2009 the California attorney general?s office has charged the State Street Corporation (company that owns Currenex) with fraud, accusing the company of cheating the state?s two largest pension..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-14 10:24
Taggar: foreign exchange

Think again about ?no dealing desk?


"Take a closer look at what a dealing desk is, and how ?no dealing desk? brokers stand up to dealers and market makers. GARY TILKIN PRESIDENT AND CEO, GFT Recently, there has been a lot of..."

Alpari (UK) launches new CFD offering giving traders access to 10,000+ markets


"Alpari (UK) Limited (?Alpari (UK)?), a leading foreign exchange (?FX?, ?Forex?), CFD and precious metals broker, is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new, expanded contracts for difference (..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-11 09:30
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, share, shares

CFTC / NFA Enhance Regulation of Forex


"In 2010, the US Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) formally released a series of new regulations governing all retail foreign exchange dealers. Having given all applicable firms almost six mon..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-08 16:04
Taggar: cable, foreign exchange, trading

Times Are a Changing


"Context is very important in foreign exchange trading.  The December U.S. jobs report released on January 7 and today’s January labor market report both surprised markets in pretty much the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-04 22:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, foreign exchange, market, rate, report, trading

Canadian Dollar Gains on Commodity Increase


"The Canadian dollar gained 0.4 percent to 99.72 cents per US dollar in early morning trading in New York. An uptick in commodity prices yesterday helped push the Canadian dollar higher despite comment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-01 16:28
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, employment, finance, foreign exchange, trading

FXC releases October 2010 volume survey results


"The Foreign Exchange Committee launched its inaugural Survey of North American Foreign Exchange Volume in October 2004 in order to provide the market with frequent information on the size and structur..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-31 18:12
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market

ICAP adds new Russian Ruble Fix to trading capabilities on EBS forex platform


"ICAP, the interdealer broker, has announced the addition of a new Russian Ruble Fix to trading capabilities on the EBS foreign exchange platform, which is used daily by more than 2800 spot FX, preciou..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-28 09:40
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Forex Fraud ? CFTC Sues 14 Foreign Currency Firms in Nationwide Sweep


"CFTC SUES 14 FOREIGN CURRENCY FIRMS IN NATIONWIDE SWEEP Action represents first use of new authority under the 2008 Farm Bill and Dodd-Frank Act to regulate foreign exchange dealers. Washington, DC &#..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-27 10:59
Taggar: currency, foreign currency, foreign exchange, trading

Canadian Dollar Gains on Commodity Increases


"The Canadian dollar gained 0.3 percent rising to 99.55 cents per US dollar at 8:24am in New York this morning. An increase in commodity prices helped reverse the Canadian dollar’s three-day losi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-26 16:26
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, market, rate

Dow Jones to launch DJ FX Trader


"Dow Jones & Company is combining news and technology resources to deliver an important new information product to foreign exchange market participants. Marshalling the global editorial resources o..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-18 10:49
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, market

Fed Paper: Power of Technical Analysis in Forex is Declining


"Being a practitioner of fundamental analysis, you could say that I’m always on the lookout for hard evidence that fundamental analysis is superior to technical analysis. Thus, I was delighted to..."

Alpari US to sponsor the New York Knicks


"Saxo Bank sponsors cycling team, FxPro football teams, FXOpen and MIG sponsor racing events and now we have the first forex sponsor of a basketball team – Alpari US will become an official partn..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-12 06:48
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, trading

China Says Lending Still Too High; Inflation Worries Remain


"China revealed today that Chinese banks issued new loans in the amount of 7.95 trillion yuan ($1.2 trillion) in 2010, exceeding the government’s target of no more than 7.5 trillion yuan. At the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-11 16:02
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Dollar: How Could it React to Non-Farm Payrolls?


"The forecast for non-farm payrolls is 150k. The whisper number is 500k. Such a wide range of forecasts means that SOMEONE will be surprised. Expect tomorrow to be a crazy day. Here’s my scena..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-06 19:02
Taggar: analysis, foreign exchange

New Year?s Trading Resolutions


"Here are my three New Year’s Trading Resolutions for 2011, posted recently on FXstreet.com: http://www.fxstreet.com/education/trading-strategies/2011-resolutions/2010/12/29/07/ . James Chen, CTA..."

Blog: FX Path
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-03 22:26
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex market, fxstreet, market, rate, trading

China Pledges Eurozone Support


"A spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry said that China will help eurozone countries “overcome” the debt crisis saying that the eurozone will become a “major market”..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-23 15:47
Taggar: foreign exchange, investment, market

Indian forex scammer who siphoned almost $1 million from investors arrested


"HYDERABAD: Police have arrested a 28-year-old fraudster who cheated people in the name of foreign exchange trade to the tune of Rs 4 crore. Addressing a press conference here, Cyberabad police commiss..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-22 11:00
Taggar: foreign exchange

FXCM?s monthly metrics ? 11.2010


"NEW YORK, N.Y., December 17, 2010 ? FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for October and November 2010 for its retail foreign exchange business. Monthly activities incl..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-17 13:34
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

Analysts Say Euro?s Woes Only Beginning


"The problems facing the Eurozone are so far only the tip of the iceberg says foreign exchange analyst Standard Chartered Plc. ?We?re going to get a continuation of the problems that Ireland, Portugal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-06 16:11
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, rate

Canadian Dollar Approaches Two-Month High Against Euro


"With investors backing away from the euro, the Canadian dollar is one of the currencies seeing the most gain and has advanced to a two- month high versus the euro. The loonie rose 0.7 percent to C$1.3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-29 16:09
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, loonie, market

Ireland Accepts Aid - Euro Stabilizes


"Over what has surely been a long weekend for Irish policymakers, the government finally caved - accepting aid from the EU and IMF. The announcement stabilized the euro and caused the currency to gap..."

Risk Aversion Pushes Loonie Lower


"An increase in risk awareness is largely responsible for pushing the Canadian dollar to a two-week low against its US counterpart. With each report of further trouble in Europe, risk aversion becomes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-17 16:50
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, report

Oil Prices Push Canadian Dollar Higher


"The Canadian dollar advanced 0.5 percent to reach parity with its US counterpart. Seven straight days of crude oil price gains helped propel the Canadian dollar back to parity as Canada is one of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-09 16:08
Taggar: analysis, dollar, foreign exchange, market, oil

China Restricting Foreign Capital Investments


"In a move to limit the amount of foreign cash flowing into the country, China today announced new rules to strengthen the auditing of foreign fund raising and will also require banks to hold more fore..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-09 16:04
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, inflation

UK?s Crown Currency Exchange collapses


"UK’s foreign exchange delivery broker Crown Currency Exchange (what is it with failed brokers and the name Crown??) has recently collapsed leaving more than 13,000 without their funds. Total los..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-01 12:28
Taggar: brokers, currency, foreign exchange, forex, pound

China Diversifies Forex Reserves


"China’s foreign exchange reserves continue to surge. As of September, the total stood at $2.64 Trillion, an all-time high. However, it’s becoming abundantly clear that China is no longer c..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-01 05:04
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange

Panda TS releases a new version of its iPhone Forex trader


"Panda TS, one of the leading foreign exchange development houses, is releasing a new version of its advanced Forex iPhone application. The Panda iPhone application is B2B product that allows FX broker..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-21 13:16
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Passive Currency Investing Rises in Popularity


"Those who read the most recent Bank of International Settlements (BIS) Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity know that daily forex turnover rose 20% over th..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-09 16:53
Taggar: bank, financial, foreign exchange, forex, market

Canadian Dollar Gains on US Counterpart


"Buoyed by rising oil and gold prices, the Canadian dollar rose to C$1.0238 to the U.S. dollar, or 97.68 U.S. cents by 8:15 a.m. in New York compared to Friday’s close of C$1.0256 to the U.S. dol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-27 15:28
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, gold, market, oil

HSBC China becomes market maker to trade RMB and Ringgit


"If you needed any more proof that Chinese market is slowly but steadily opens up for foreign exchange online trading than this piece of news should serve as one: HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited (?HS..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-22 09:32
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, point, trading

GFT to expand in Japan amid unfavorable regulatory climate


"Amid latest Japan FSA’ s leverage restrictions and tougher regulation Global Forex Trading, a division of U.S. foreign exchange brokerage Global Futures & Forex Ltd., will sharply expand its..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-21 17:08
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex trading, leverage, margin, report, trading

Investing in Currencies


"Discussing what Japan's move on the yen means for the dollar and how you should invest in currencies now, with David Gilmore, of Foreign Exchange Analytics, and Boris Schlossberg, of GFT."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-16 09:02
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange

Increase in US Retail Sales Eases Recession Fears


"Retail sales in the US rose 0.4 percent after a 0.3 percent in July. This is the largest gain in five months and is easing concerns that the American economy could fall back into recession. “It..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-14 15:13
Taggar: economy, employment, foreign exchange, margin, market, retail sales

Japanese Brokers are taking steps to remain competitive


"by Oz Golan, Tradency. One month after applying the new 1:50 leverage rule, Japanese FX Brokers are beginning to take action in order to maintain their current trading volumes. “TOKYO (Nikkei)&#..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-08 10:01
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, leverage, margin, trading

Trading In Emerging/Exotic Currencies Increases


"The long wait is over! The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has just released the results from its Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity, conducted i..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-02 21:47
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, report

Forex Trading Volume Officially Hits $4 Trillion


"This morning the Bank of International Settlements released its Triennial FX survey which is basically the market’s benchmark for forex volume and turnover. To no one’s surprise, volume ha..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-01 17:12
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, market

Use the same trading principles that major banks and hedge fund managers use everyday to make millions


"He made a BILLION DOLLARS trading in one year. Hedge fund trader George Soros made $1 billion dollars in the British Pound shortly after my book on foreign exchange was published. Co..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-30 09:37
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, pound, trading

Biggest Forex Scam Pt. III (Joel N. Ward)


"Covered in our previous articles, you’ve already read about Forex scams created by Russell Cline and Richard Matthews Jr. Today we’ll talk about exploits about another conma..."

Webinar Recording Posted


"My monthly FXstreet.com webinar that I conducted yesterday, “My Daily Analysis: Finding High-Probability Trading Setups” was recorded and has been posted here: http://www.fxstreet.com/live..."

Blog: FX Path
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-18 19:15
Taggar: analysis, foreign exchange, forex, forex market, fxstreet, market, trading

Bank of Japan Stepping it Up?


"Is the Bank of Japan stepping things up? In a very unusual move, BoJ Governor Shirakawa said earlier today: “There are substantial fluctuations in the foreign exchange and stock markets mainl..."

Foreign Exchange Committee annual report for 2009


"At the start of 2009, financial market conditions were fragile but recovering. The Foreign Exchange Committee?s primary concerns continued to be funding and liquidity. In the first quarter, the Commit..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-05 18:52
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, foreign exchange, market

Your Way to Forex


"I bet that nowadays the majority of the new traders comes to Forex market after seeing some on-line advertisements. Several years ago, the currency trading wasn’t s..."

Foreign Exchange Committee report: volumes almost back to normal!


"Similar figures were posted by various sources like Bloomberg. Check Francesc’s post. New York, July 26, 2010 ? The Foreign Exchange Committee today released the results of its twelfth Survey of..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-02 12:50
Taggar: foreign exchange, report

What are Forex Month End Fixings?


"Over the past 24 hours, there has been a lot of talk about month end fixings. Therefore I think it is worthwhile to spend a few minutes explaining the foreign exchange market’s monthly obsession..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-30 16:10
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market

Boom Time for Forex


"It has been three years since the Bank of International Settlements’ last report on foreign exchange was released. Since then, analysts could only speculate about how the forex market has evolve..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-30 09:08
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market, report, trading

Forex Fundamentals: What are the impacts of global crises?


"Forecasting the direction of foreign exchange flows is essentially based on two types of analysis, fundamental and technical. While technical analysis is primarily focused on a stud..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-27 08:23
Taggar: analysis, economy, foreign exchange, forex, technical analysis

Daily Forex Trading on the Rise


"Latest figures show that while daily forex volumes have not yet recovered to the levels traded prior to the global credit crisis, investors are once again embracing the forex trade. London continues t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-26 22:22
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, forex, forex trade

Stronger Dollar Against Euro, Yen and Swiss Franc


"The dollar has risen 0.5% against the Swissy, 0.3% versus the yen, euro, and Aussie dollar, and 0.1% relative to the Canadian and New Zealand dollars.  The dollar is stable against sterling and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-09 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, report, swissy

China Expects to Maintain Current Reserve Levels


"Saying that its $2.5 trillion reserves are not a “weapon” to be politicized, Beijing moved to ease concerns that it could be shifting its reserves to hold more gold at the expense of the d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-07 15:24
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, gold, investment

Swissy Strengthens, Kiwi Weakens


"The summit of G-20 leaders in Toronto over the weekend released a statement that had something for everybody. Omitted any reference to the yuan or, more generally, foreign exchange conditions and pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-28 13:27
Taggar: foreign exchange

FX software udpates ? Progress Apama and Portware FX


"BBVA chooses Progress Apama FX Aggregation accelerator Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive, announced that..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-21 16:38
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, fx trade

Industry Updates: Traiana, Morgan Stanley, Chi-X, Currensee, Saxo Bank, First Derivatives


"Morgan Stanley Goes Live on Traiana?s Real-Time FX Margin Solution Traiana, the market standard for post-trade processing of foreign exchange (FX), announced that Morgan Stanley is the first custome..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-09 11:53
Taggar: foreign exchange, margin, market

China?s Vote of Confidence in the EU Boosts Global Markets


"For those requiring further proof that the balance of power within the global economy has shifted to China and away from the US, today?s surge in the markets should provide ample evidence that change..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-27 21:10
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange, market

Verbal Vote of Confidence for Euro from China


"China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange released a statement asserting China remains a long-term investor in Europe and denying rumors of any consideration of downsizing its euro portfo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-27 13:33
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange

Portware FX integrates with Traiana


"Finextra reports: Portware, the leading provider of highly integrated, multi-asset algorithmic trading solutions has become the latest forex platform provider to integrate  with Traiana’s Harmon..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-27 09:47
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, rate, report, trading

Oanda goes mobile with iPhone (screenshots inside)


"Oanda is joining a host of other forex brokers who are offering mobile trading and has just launched its free iPhone trading app. The design of the application looks great and so should be the functio..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-20 14:36
Taggar: brokers, foreign exchange, forex, trading

Forex Multiple Timeframe Trading Video


"I just posted a video on YouTube giving a brief overview of a high-probability trend-following strategy called Multiple Timeframe Trading. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUVQuuVLzRo ..."

Blog: FX Path
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-14 16:38
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market, rate, trading

Deutsche Bank is leading the market, 6th year in a row


"At least according to Euromoney. I wrote about their methodology, which I don’t find very accurate, once before but honestly it’s not worse than my own retail volumes survey which mostly r..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-10 19:18
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

China?s Forex Reserves Surge to New Record


"There are no words to describe the size of China’s foreign exchange reserves. Massive, Mind-Boggling, and Eye-Popping come to mind, but don’t do the $2.447 Trillion justice. What’s m..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-03 06:12
Taggar: foreign exchange, rate

GAIN Capital Launches Forex.com in Australia


"NEW YORK; LONDON; SYDNEY, April 28 /PRNewswire/ — GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services specializing in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for diffe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-28 14:50
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, investment, trading

CMS Forex Faces Patent Suit Over Trading Software


"Online foreign exchange brokerage CMS Forex has been hit with a suit claiming that its VT Trader 2.0 software infringes a pair of patents for technology that automatically resizes images to fit into a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-16 14:39
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, report

BNP Paribas launches its own platform ? FX eTrader


"Joining the host of large banks who are now becoming more and more interested in the institutional FX market is Paris based BNP Paribas. With more than 200,000 employees BNP is one of world’s la..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-29 12:16
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, fx market, market

StreamBase and Gain Capital team on forex high-frequency trading


"StreamBase Systems, a leading provider of Complex Event Processing (CEP) technology, today announced a new partnership with Gain Capital, a global provider of online foreign exchange services, to offe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-10 12:57
Taggar: foreign exchange, trading

China Affirms Commitment to U.S. Debt


"Describing the US bond market as “important” to China, an official with China’s foreign exchange office said that China expected a greater inflow of capital this year. This suggests..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-09 16:10
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

CMC Markets launches a browser-based platform


"CMC Markets today announced the launch of Marketmaker Web, an advanced browser-based trading platform, and the Education Zone, an extensive base of trading knowledge and strategies on their redesigned..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-24 18:20
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, rate, trading

Dollar 'not threatened' by euro forex trading rally


"Kathy Lien quoted by corporate fx.The dollar is not under threat from a rallying euro because "fundamentally, the Eurozone is in worse shape than the US," one foreign exchange hedging strate..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-22 14:32
Taggar: currency, dollar, foreign exchange, hedging, rate

The Mark, the Euro, the Dollar and the Yen: Now and Then


"Risk aversion has the dollar grinding higher, but I’d like to focus this week’s Foreign Exchange Insights essay on the longer term prognosis. During the first 25 years of flexible exchange..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-12 21:25
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, inflation, rate, swissy

China opening up for forex?


"Not sure if I’m dreaming or not but it would appear that the Chinese regulator has approved the first ever bank in China to launch an online foreign exchange sale and purchase business. The Bank..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-11 13:35
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

Icap buys more technology, profits tumble


"Icap, world’s largest inter-dealer broker and a foreign exchange leader, has cut its earnings forecast on Friday saying a slower trading in key markets meant new businesses were taking longer to..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-08 09:18
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, profit, share, shares, trading

G-7 Meeting in North Country Ends


"The Canadian hosts of the weekend meeting of G-7 central bankers and finance ministers relayed a mixed message of global economic progress, much unfinished work, reduced G-7 responsibility, but a cont..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-07 19:19
Taggar: bank, finance, foreign exchange

First Derivatives to buy Cognotec?


"It hasn’t taken other capital markets technology firms too long to realize Cognotec is a hell of a bargain. Latest news has it that First Derivatives, a Newry Ireland based global provider of so..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-03 15:51
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, report

Interbank FX (IBFX) announces a series of webinars for Forex traders


"Interbank FX is now offering a series of webinars for foreign exchange traders. Professional off exchange retail foreign currency (Forex) trader Raghee Horner will hold a series of webinars each week..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-02 16:52
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign currency, foreign exchange, forex, metatrader, trading

CFTC's Proposed Leverage Changes For Forex


"As the deadline for public comments nears, traders everywhere must pay close attentionThe recently proposed margin changes by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) could increase the mi..."

NY Fed Semi Annual Volume Survey shows some interesting data


"The Foreign Exchange Committee launched its inaugural Survey of North American Foreign Exchange Volume in October 2004 in order to provide the market with frequent information on the size and structur..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-01-29 14:13
Taggar: foreign exchange, market

Forex Trading Volume on the Rise!


"Forex trading volume has finally recovered after the wave of deleveraging caused the market to contract back in April 2009. Earlier this week central banks from around the world released their semi-a..."

How Do the Costs of Retail Forex Trading Compare?


"Guest post by Currensee. John Forman is a Forex author and expert. He is the Senior Foreign Exchange Analyst for the IFR Markets group of Thomson Reuters and frequent blog poster on Currensee.com. The..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-01-27 13:12
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex, market, point, trading

Forex Reserves in Transition: Is the Euro Making a Run?


"With so much to think about these days, I havn’t spent much time poring over foreign exchange reserve statistics. Apparently, this is to my detriment, as there have been a number of important de..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-01-17 17:28
Taggar: foreign exchange, forex

Forex reserves swell $3.2 bilion


"Another interesting article about forex reserves."Foreign exchange reserves rose by $3.16 billion in the week ending January 18, 2008 taking the total reserves to a record $284.98 billion. Money marke..."

Blog: Forex Jornual
Tidsstämpel: 2008-01-28 08:44
Taggar: bank, currency, foreign currency, foreign exchange, forex, market, point, report, share, shares

How forex market should operate


"Interesting article at Vanguard, author explains how Forex market should operate. Article is based on proposal for a liberalized foreign exchange market in Nigeria and its economic benefits.Two most i..."

Blog: Forex Jornual
Tidsstämpel: 2008-01-28 08:35
Taggar: bank, bull, currencies, dollar, financial, foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market, rate

Kenya?s Government Task Force to Explore Blockchains for Land and Education


"Private companies, as well as national and local governments, have all caught media attention for announcing some kind of investigation or at least interest in the blockchain. Of course, one of the..."