Author Archives: Michael Greenberg

The Forex Magnates Awards Dilemma: If, How and Who. A 300 GBP Question


Our yearly London Summit is just one month away, and with it comes the annual awards debate. Since we receive massive feedback on the matter, we’ve decided to share our thoughts and opinions with you.
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FXCM Reports Record Retail Trading Volume in June 2013


Along with most of the industry FXCM too has been reporting record trading volume almost every month and June 2013 was no different with another retail forex volume record broken, FXCM reaching $396 billion mark.
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Gain Capital reports positive April 2013 results, institutional volume at all time high


Gain Capital continued the positive trend of retail and institutional forex brokers reporting peak volumes since the start of 2013. Client assets are nearing half a billion dollars while institutional volumes are at all time high.
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Hotspot FX posts 12% gain in volume in April 2013, gap between retail and institutional brokers narrows


Hotspot FX was back growing in April 2013 while leading retail forex brokerages were getting closer and even above some of the institutional broker volume levels showing that gap between retail and institutional broking is narrowing.
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Exclusive: OANDA Appoints Global Mobile Banking Head Citibank as New Head of Singapore


Management changes at OANDA continue with the appointment of Rajesh Yohannan as the new Managing Director & CEO, OANDA Asia Pacific, to be based in Singapore. Previously this position was manned by K Duker who then went ahead to become the global …
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Paxton Powers, VP Technology at Interbank FX, leaves the company to join former CIO


  Paxton Powers is moving to company called Domo (not forex related) to join former Interbank FX CIO Daren Thayne who is now Domo’s CTO.

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Alpari Russia withdraws from KROUFR


Alpari Russia has just officially announced that it withdrew its KROUFR membership, one of the Russian forex market’s Self Regulatory Organizations (SRO). This comes 10 years from the establishment of this organization. We were pessimistic back then about the prospects of such association as …
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Gerard Melia moves from IG Group to Think Investment Solutions


Gerard Melia was Institutional Sales & Relationship Manager at IG Group since 2011 and recently left to be appointed as Head of Client Services & Delivery at Think Investment Solutions. We wrote about the company a while ago: Think IS’ HQ allows brokers …
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Malcom Clark leaves Bloomberg to focus on new ventures


Malcolm was CEE Sales and Business Development and covered financial markets from the London office together with Mark Durrant. Malcom will now be focusing on: The Blades aerobatic display Team, comprising 4 ex-Red Arrow pilots, is the world’s first globally-accredited aerobatic airline …
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CFTC Puts an End to Forex Global Solutions (Barry Sendach, and Joshua Kershner) Fraud Making Them Pay $750,000


Forex Global Solutions managed by Barry Sendach and Joshua Kerschner for the past few years was marketing, and in my case harassing, to scores of people trying to force them into investing with them. Finally CFTC put an end to …
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“Meet The Experts” Announces Its Newest Contributor And Bitcoin Specialist, Antony Lewis

Forex Magnates’ “Meet the Experts” platform is pleased to announce its newest contributing expert, Antony Lewis, head of Business Development at Bitcoin exchange itBit, specializing...

Coinomat Launch Digital Currency Withdrawal Service to Visa & Mastercard

Cryptocurrency exchange service Coinomat are now supporting crypto coin withdrawals, allowing customers to transfer them to their Visa or Mastercard debit cards. Launched back in November...

NMC/USD Technical Analysis – 18th April 2014

Namecoin experiences massive gains from the 13th through till the 15th, more than doubling in value in barely a couple of days, but a powerful...

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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...

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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...


Pete Sinisgalli Appointed New CEO at Eze Software Group, Succeeding Tom Gavin

Eze Software Group, a global provider of investment technology across all asset-classes, has announced the appointment of Pete Sinisgalli as its new CEO, succeeding Tom...

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IG Markets the Latest Broker to Launch Web TV After Dukascopy and Saxo TV

Former Bloomberg and BBC presenters Jeremy Naylor and Sara Walker, will be the faces behind IG’s newest marketing initiative as it challenges other well known players in the field of broker-run web TV.
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OANDA Launches Retail FX Tools Marketplace, Forex Magnates Reviews

OANDA opens a Marketplace featuring apps, training, and MT4 plugins developed by the broker and its partners to provide its clients with vetted tools and services. Forex Magnates reviewed the new offering.
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