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ParFX Adds Currency Pairs

07:04 January 27th 2016 in News, Brokers

ParFX Adds Currency Pairs

Tradition’s ParFX has added six crosses to its list of currencies supported on the platform, including the Hungarian forint. Par says that in recent years, the Hungarian forint has become “increasingly popular among the global FX trading community”, with ...
FXCM Teams Up with FlexTrade on CFDs

21:14 January 25th 2016 in News, Brokers

FXCM Teams Up with FlexTrade on CFDs

FXCM has partnered with FlexTrade to provide pricing for CFD products. In a statement released today, FXCM says that it will be integrating its CFD pricing with FlexTrade’s technology. This means that brokerage clients using FlexTrade's order management system (...
Costs Rising, PB Relationships Changing for Alternative Asset Managers A joint survey and report by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and S3 Partners, a financial data and analytics firm, highlights the impact that Basel III reforms are having on hedge funds and the alternative asset manager industry. The ...
FastMatch Set to Reduce Fees

00:55 January 15th 2016 in News, Brokers

FastMatch Set to Reduce Fees

Effective March 1, 2016, FastMatch is introducing fee reductions in an attempt to grab market share. For clients that are not utilising services of a CCP, Fastmatch is offering of $1.50 per million notional for clients trading more than an average daily volume (...
FXCM Volumes Fall in December

03:08 January 14th 2016 in News, Brokers

FXCM Volumes Fall in December

FXCM has reported average institutional trading volume was $1.6 billion per day in December 2015, 20% lower than the $2 billion in November 2015 and 54% lower than the $3.5 billion in December 2014. FXCM also reported that institutional customer trading volume for the full year of 2015 was $534 ...
Is Another Swiss Franc Shock Around the Corner? – GAM A year ago investors were caught on the wrong-foot when the Swiss National Bank (SNB) unexpectedly lifted the cap on its currency, prompting one of the biggest moves in the foreign exchange markets seen for decades. The aftermath of the ...
BGC Partners and GFI Group Complete Merger BGC Partners’ merger with GFI Group has been completed. "We are happy to have completed the final step in merging BGC and GFI.  The combination dramatically increases the scale and scope of the company, and we expect the resulting improvement ...
Sucden Financial Establishes New Multi-Product Execution Team Sucden Financial has established a new multi-product execution team in London. Heading the team is Rick Brunton, previously senior vice president of futures and options sales at Jefferies Bache. He has previously held positions with Cargill Investor Services, Mitsubishi Trust ...
Coquest Launches New Portfolio Service Coquest has launched its new portfolio service, Coquest Managed Assets. The new service will design and customise alternative asset portfolios for the high net worth individuals, family offices, RIAs and institutional clients. “This was our plan from the beginning,” says ...
TradAir Expands in Asia, Hires in London TradAir is expanding its presence in Asia by opening a local office, and deploying servers, in Singapore. Ayal Jedeikin, co-founder and COO TradAir, says; “TradAir provides a high performance, always available global e-FX web trading platform, hosted in the cloud ...