Latest Forex News

FXOpen UK offers MT5-based ECN trading accounts

The UK entity of online broker FXOpen has started offering MetaTrader 5-based ECN trading accounts. ...show more

Blockchain market infrastructure provider aims to plug crypto infrastructure gaps

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Tradition facilitates AUD/USD cross-currency swap trade using LCH SwapAgent

Tradition has facilitated the first, brokered AUD/USD cross-currency swap trade using LCH SwapAgent...show more

LMAX Digital volumes added to TradeBlock

LMAX Digital has announced that it has started providing real time trading volumes to TradeBlock...show more

cTrader Desktop 3.7 Beta is released

Spotware has announced the release of cTrader Desktop 3.7 Beta. The new version comes equipped with a whole series of enhancements for a complete trading experience...show more

TickTrade Systems receives investment

TickTrade Systems has announced a new investment by and relationship with SVB Financial Group...show more

CryptoCompare partners with BT Radianz Cloud

CryptoCompare has announced the availability of a suite of digital asset data products in the BT Radianz Cloud...show more

LiquidityBook selected by First New York

LiquidityBook has  announced that FNY Investment Advisers, LLC, a multi-strategy investment firm, has implemented the SaaS-based LBX Buy Side as its POEMS...show more

Devexa now available for cTrader brokers

Devexperts announces Devexa, it's multi-language digital trading assistant and chatbot is now available for cTrader brokers...show more

Bitfinex supports Lightning Network

Bitfinex has launched support for the Lightning Network which is a decentralized system of smart contracts built as a second-layer of the Bitcoin blockchain...show more

Nomura expands Pico relationship

Nomura has selected Pico, a leading provider of technology services for the financial markets community globally, to build, host and manage a new platform supporting its latest innovation programs in foreign exchange (FX) and rates trading businesses....show more

N26 Gmbh selects Eurobase

Eurobase International has announced that N26 GmbH, one of the world’s fastest growing banks, has selected the Siena platform to support its treasury management operations....show more

360T launches streaming NDFs

360T, Deutsche Börse’s FX unit and global provider of a multi-bank, multi-asset trading platform, has announced the completion of its first trade in Streaming Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs)....show more

GMO-Z.com Trade UK hires Ramy Soliman to drive institutional offering

Ramy Soliman is well known to readers of e-Forex and has huge experience within the FX space. Now working as Chief Strategy Officer at GMO-Z.com, he will be driving the growth of the broker’s institutional business. We asked him about his strategy for achieving this....show more

Plugit completes rebrand built around YOONIT

Plugit, one of the leading technology providers to the global forex brokerage industry, has completed a wide-ranging rebranding process built around YOONIT, the company’s game-changing comprehensive solution. e-Forex spoke with Plugit CEO, Jalal Faour to discover more....show more

cTrader mobile 3.8 update released

cTrader Mobile 3.8 release is out and packed with new features in order to improve users’ trading experience when using the cTrader mobile app...show more

Virtu Financial expands FX TCA offering

Virtu Financial, Inc. has announced  that it is expanding its FX TCA offering with the addition of new high precision, low latency FX TCA benchmarks....show more

Eurex Clearing clears first €STR swap trades

Eurex Clearing has cleared its first €STR swap trades...show more

Lucera expands its offering to Singapore

Adding to its global footprint Lucera now has presence in the Equinix SG1 datacenter....show more

Deutsche Bank introduces WeChat on Symphony

Deutsche Bank has announced that it will introduce WeChat on its Symphony platform...show more

Beeks Financial Cloud deploys in NY5 datacentre

Beeks Financial Cloud, growing its portfolio of datacentre locations by deploying in the Equinix NY5 New York datacentre...show more

Advanced Markets partners with Tradefora

Advanced Markets Group has announced a new partnership with Tradefora......show more

GMO-Z.com Trade UK launches Prime-of-Prime service

GMO-Z.com Trade UK Limited has announced the launch of its new institutional prime-of-prime service. ...show more

BEQUANT and Avelacom collaborate

BEQUANT, a leading cryptocurrency exchange with prime brokerage services is collaborating with Avelacom...show more

Caspian partners with Tagomi

Caspian the full-stack crypto trading and portfolio management platform for institutional investors and sophisticated traders, has announced that it has partnered with Tagomi......show more

INTL FC Stone Markets to provide prime services to Spotex

Spotex has signed INTL FCStone Markets, LLC to provide prime services enabling clients to access Spotex’s institutional ECN. ...show more

Devexa Virtual Assistant now integrated with MT4/MT5

Devexa is a multi-language digital trading assistant from Devexperts that helps brokers to enhance their outreach to clients...show more

Integral and Jefferies launch TrueFX

Integral and Jefferies have announced the launch of TrueFX, a fully integrated service designed for buyside firms to conveniently connect and trade with the FX market......show more

CLS launches its first data product for FX forward market

CLS is releasing an FX Forward Volume dataset as part of its comprehensive suite of executed trade data products....show more

AFME calls for greater supervisory convergence in EU crypto-asset regulation

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has published a new paper setting out five recommendations to deliver supervisory convergence on the regulation of crypto-assets in Europe....show more

Broadway Technology makes new hires to its 2019 Dojo training program

Broadway Technology, a leading provider of high-performance fixed income and foreign exchange front-office solutions, has hired 10 developers and consultants into its rigorous and highly-competitive ‘Dojo’ training program ...show more

Swissquote Group adds crypto currencies and real estate to its Robo-Advisor

Alongside shares, fixed-income instruments and commodities, Swissquote’s clients are now able to invest in crypto and real estate. e-Forex spoke with Jan De Schepper, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at the firm to learn more...show more

Advanced Markets launches Single Stock CFDs

Leading Prime of Prime liquidity provider, Advanced Markets has recently added Single Stock CFDs to its clients’ trade offerings. We asked Natallia Hunik, Global Head of Sales at the firm, to tell us more about this exciting asset extension and the benefits for FX market participants to start working with the company....show more

FXCM Pro strengthens its technology and product offering

e-Forex spoke with Mario Sanchez, Managing Director and Global Head of FXCM Pro Sales to learn more about the company’s plans for 2020....show more

PrimeXM gears up for growth

e-Forex spoke with George Swann - Head of Global Infrastructure, Galin Georgiev - COO and Andreas Charalambous - Director of Sales, EMEA at PrimeXM to find out more about the company’s ambitious growth plans....show more

Royal London selects TradingScreen

TradingScreen has been selected by the U.K. investment management firm, Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), to drive better returns for investors...show more

Advanced Markets Group partners with Centroid Solutions

Advanced Markets Group has announced a new partnership with Centroid Solutions that will further extend the reach of both companies “best in breed” offerings...show more

GCEX officially launches

GCEX has announced its official launch, providing state-of-the-art trading and technology solutions in Cryptoassets and Currencies for the institutional and professional segments....show more

CLS launches same-day FX settlement service

CLS has launched CLSNow, a bilateral, same-day FX gross payment-versus-payment (PvP) settlement service....show more

Fenics Market Data launches FMD FX

Fenics Market Data has announced the launch of its enhanced FX data package (FMD FX) which will be one of the most comprehensive data packages commercially available for FX pricing. ...show more

OpenFin powers BNP Paribas’ FX platform Cortex LIVE

OpenFin has announced that BNP Paribas has built and deployed their single dealer FX platform, Cortex LIVE, on OpenFin OS...show more

LCH ForexClear teams up with FX Connect

LCH, a leading global clearing house, has announced that it is the first clearing house to integrate with FX Connect TradeNeXus, State Street’s FX trading platform...show more

Refinitiv launches Matching service in Vietnam

Refinitiv has launched its global electronic trading Matching service in Vietnam, as emerging markets in the Asia region continue to develop their financial markets and digitize FX trading capabilities...show more

EBS launches next generation EBS Direct platform

EBS has announced it is launching a next-generation EBS Direct platform with enhanced capacity and speed, which will deliver round trip processing times below 50 microseconds....show more

Advanced Markets Group partners with Tradefora

Advanced Markets Group has announcd its new partnership with Tradefora. Founded in 2016 Tradefora PLC is a fast growing innovative software company specializing on best execution and regulatory reporting services for brokers, traders and regulators. ...show more

Plugit reveals rebrand

Plugit, one of the leading technology providers to the global forex brokerage industry, has revealed its new logo and website, the culmination of a wide-ranging rebranding process built around YOONIT, the company’s game-changing comprehensive solution....show more

IS Prime Connects to TradAir

IS Prime has extended its liquidity distribution by connecting to TradAir, a leading provider of FX and Digital Asset trading solutions....show more

Hex Trust partners with TradAir

Hex Trust, the leading Asia-based digital assets custodian, has selected TradAir to provide clients with the ability to trade digital assets directly from the Hex Safe custody platform....show more

Gold-i extends Matrix NETwork

Gold-i continues to attract leading Liquidity Providers and Prime of Prime brokers worldwide to distribute their liquidity via its multi-asset liquidity management platform, Matrix Net....show more

Ramy Soliman joins GMO-Z.com Trade UK Limited

GMO-Z.com Trade UK Limited, FCA-regulated and an affiliated company of GMO CLICK Securities Inc., has welcomed industry expert Ramy Soliman to its team....show more

Tools for Brokers launches more powerful PAMM System

Tools For Brokers has announced the latest iteration of its Percentage Allocation Management Module (PAMM), a multi-component system that allows brokers to .......show more

Digital Assets & Blockchain News

OTCXN Signs International Crypto Broker OSL

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company is pleased to announce that OSL, the largest OTC digital asset brokerage company in Asia-Pacific, has joined the OTCXN network. OSL is now a Core Liquidity Provider in cryptocurrencies for OTCXN’s rapidly expanding institutional client base. ...show more

Active Client Trading Starts on OTCXN Block Trading Venue

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company, announced that it has launched its OTC Block Trading venue for Crypto trading. ...show more

Prime Trust joins the OTCXN Network

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company has announced that it has signed Prime Trust to serve as a neutral, third-party custodian of assets for trading entities and exchanges that use OTCXN technology to facilitate clearing and settlement of OTC block trades and cross-exchange trading. Prime Trust is a chartered, regulated and insured trust company with full fiduciary powers and AML/KYC procedures supporting both US and international clients....show more

Kingdom Trust Joins the OTCXN Network

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company, announced that it has signed Kingdom Trust to serve as a neutral, third-party custodian of assets for trading entities and exchanges that use OTCXN technology to facilitate clearing and settlement of OTC block trades and cross-exchange trading. Kingdom Trust is the first regulated financial institution to offer qualified custody for digital asset investments like Bitcoin and Ethereum, with more than $12 billion in custody....show more

Blockfills now live with TradAir’s Crypto trading technology

TradAir has announced that digital asset trading experts BlockFills, are now live using TradAir’s Crypto trading technology. ...show more

smartTrade Technologies launches blockchain-based post-trade solution

A new and fully integrated smartTrade solution captures and sends post-trade data to a private and permissioned Distributed Ledger....show more

DMALINK joins OTCXN’s Early Adopter Program

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and technology provider focused on using blockchain technologies to re-engineer and solve the biggest problems in the largest markets in the world, including the FX and Cryptocurrency markets, is announcing that DMALINK, a London-based independent electronic trading venue for professional foreign exchange traders, has joined OTCXN’s Early Adopter Program as a liquidity provider....show more

OTC Exchange Network joins the FIX Trading Community

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and infrastructure provider utilizing blockchain technologies, is now a member of the FIX Trading Community.  CEO Rosario M. Ingargiola has also been named to the Digital Currency & Blockchain Working Group. ...show more

JFD Brokers offers new trading product:Bitcoin

Leading forex and CFDs brokerage JFD Brokers has launched a new trading product, offering clients the opportunity to capitalise on the recent Bitcoin trend, while benefiting from the brokerage’s excellent trading conditions....show more

OTC Exchange Network joins the Chamber of Digital Commerce

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and infrastructure provider utilizing blockchain technologies, is now a member of the world’s leading trade association representing the blockchain industry. ...show more

OTC Exchange Network appoints Drew Rasmussen as CTO

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and technology provider focused on using Blockchain technologies to solve the biggest problems in the largest markets in the world, has announced that it has appointed Drew Rasmussen as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company. ...show more

Wall Street Blockchain Alliance adds OTC Exchange Network as corporate member

The Wall Street BlockchainAlliance (WSBA), has announced that OTC Exchange Network (OTCXN) has joined the organization as a corporate member. OTCXN is utilizing blockchain technologies and smart contracts for its peer-­‐to-­‐peer trading network, which will launch initially for the global foreign exchange market. ...show more

South Korea’s startup blockchain

News just in from the Korean Stock Exchange, which has launched the Korean Startup Market (KSM) to enable OTC trading in the equity shares of startup companies. The aim is to support the funding of “promising” startups, and to facilitate M&A activity. ...show more

Mobile BTC/INR trading in India

Bangalore-based Unocoin has launched a mobile app, for both iOS and Android devices, that gives customers 24/7 access to real-time Bitcoin market prices and instantaneous trading....show more

Bitcoin in Japan – it’s an insured thing

Tokyo-based Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance is planning an insurance policy to protect Bitcoin exchanges and their customers. Coverage from 10 million to 1 billion yen will be offered against losses due to cyberattacks and other unauthorized access, as well as “mistakes and impropriety by employees”....show more

Going Deutsche on new technologies

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have announced a joint “conceptual study” into the viability of blockchain technology for financial transactions. First stage in the study was the development of a functional prototype for the blockchain technology-based settlement of securities. ...show more

Belfast

Egalitarian internet innovator Rakuten, which is based in Tokyo, Japan, has just opened the Rakuten Blockchain Lab (RBL) – in Belfast, UK. Why? Stephen McNamara, chief technology offi cer, RBL, says: “There is a very strong engineering community here in Belfast and the lab will contribute to and benefit from the ferment of creative energy that exists here....show more

Vanuatu

Lykke, the Swiss start-up engaged in building a blockchain-based FX/asset marketplace (see eForex January 2016), has been granted a broker licence, its fi rst, by the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission. ...show more

Buenos Aires

Smart-contract platform RSK has brought together a number of Bitcoin exchanges and companies in support of the RSK Federation, which aims “to run smart contracts secured by the Bitcoin network”. ...show more

United Arab Emirates

Dubai’s Global Blockchain Council GBC, formed in February this year, has announced seven pilot projects. These include Operation Kimberly, which aims to modernise the verification process for diamond trading, thus combating the trade in blood diamonds, and the Trade Flow project, which “looks to provide digital transaction services using the blockchain, as well as reducing costs, increasing security and providing superfast services to users”....show more

Singapore

Increased complexity in Singapore’s payments infrastructure, alongside some regulatory overlap, has prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to propose a new regulatory framework for payment providers. ...show more

Tokyo

SBI Ripple Asia has announced the formation of a consortium of 15 Japanese banks that will network together to use Ripple’s technology for payments and settlement. The consortium’s new payments platform will “enable round the-clock settlement at a significant savings to both banks and consumers”. ...show more