Licensed Forex Brokers

ETRADE Acquires OptionsHouse For $725m and Acquires $3.5b in Client Assets In The Process

2016 07 27

E*TRADE Financial Corporation has decided to pay $725m for OptionsHouse in a landmark acquisition deal that will also see it get $3.6 billion in customer assets; $1.4 billion of which will be in form of cash. However, E*TRADE did not buy OptionsHouse directly. The financial company purchased Aperture New Holdings, Inc., OptionsHouse’s holding company. The […]

Currency Mountain Holdings Trying To Acquire IronFX Through Nukkleus, Its Subsidiary

2016 06 10

Currency Mountain Holdings now controls over 80 percent of Nukkleus, a company that will be used to control several retail forex brands on its behalf. In fact, Nukkleus is in the process of acquiring IronFX Australia as part of a broader strategy to control more forex brands. Emil Assentato, who controls 80 percent of Currency […]

Plus500 Experiences A 20% Revenue Growth In 2015

2016 02 29

According to the recently released Pus500 full year results, 2015 was a great year for the forex and CFDs broker. The company was able to achieve a 20% growth in its revenues, although its operating margin took a 15% dip. The Average Revenue Per User has also gone down. In 2014, this figure was $2,160, […]

More Information Emerges On The IronFX Troubles With Its Clients

2015 12 25

IronFX seemed to have developed a business model that was successful in getting the company high trading volumes. But then, all hell broke lose with its Chinese clients storming its offices demanding their money back. However, even before the newsworthy event, the company was battling allegations that it was keeping client withdrawals pending for too […]

October 2015 Revenues The Lowest For Invast Securities For The Financial Year

2015 11 18

Operating revenues for Invast Securities fell from $2.70 million (¥331 million) in September 2015 to $2.31 million (¥283 million) in October of 2015. This is quite a significant drop in financial performance for a company that was trying to make a comeback after a previous slump in revenues. Actually, according to the company, the October […]

FXCM Announces Groundbreaking Improvements To Its CFDs Trading, Introduces A New Account Type

2015 10 27

FXCM Inc has just found another way to broaden its product range, thanks to the introduction of new market making technology that will allow no re-quotes trading for its futures market traders. The notable feature will be a possibility because the company will now have the capacity to hedge its exposure in the futures market […]

Falcon Brokers Gets CySEC Suspension Over Its Handling Of Client Funds

2015 09 28

Falcon Brokers has just received a suspension letter from CySEC, the Cyprus financial regulator, over its suspected violation of laws governing the handling of client funds. The decision to suspend the broker was made by the CySEC Board on 21st of this month, and the official announcement was made on 24th of this month. The […]

GMO Click Traders do Better in August than in Any of The Previous Four Months

2015 09 07

A greater proportion of GMO Click traders made money over the month of August than in the month of July. This marks the latest improvement in a trend that has seen traders improve their trading outcomes over the past five months, including August 2015. The recent figures were just released by the company to show […]

NASDAQ To Venture Into Forex Trading Using A New Trading Platform

2015 08 27

In 2016, Nasdaq plans on releasing a new forex trading platform that will help it get in on the increasingly popular and lucrative $5.3 trillion a day forex market. Nasdaq’s decision is part of an ongoing rush by major exchanges to control a portion of this growing market. Nasdaq Cautious About Its Entry Into The […]

IronFX Under CySEC Investigation Due To Client Withdrawal Issues

2015 08 08

IronFX has found itself in the news for the wrong reasons a number of times now. This time, the company has come under the spotlight for its ongoing CySEC investigation. The investigation is linked to withdrawal issues the company’s clients are facing. In its defense, the company claims that the issue is only specific to […]