Forex.com now offers Equity Index CFDs in Australia

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GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services, today announces the addition of equity index CFDs to its FOREX.com offering in Australia and the launch of a new Australian website for its clients, featuring enhanced web and mobile trading capabilities.

FOREX.com’s equity index CFDs give clients access to trade popular global equity markets, representing major indices in the UK (UK100), Germany (GER30), France (FRA40) and the US (SPX500). Over the coming weeks the range of CFDs will expand to include Australia (AUS 200), Japan (NPN 225), Hong Kong (HK 40), US Indices (NSD 100, US 30) and Eurostoxx (ESTX50).

“We are excited to announce the launch of new equity index CFDs to our clients in Australia, New Zealand and the wider Asia Pacific region, along with the rollout of enhanced web and mobile trading capabilities.” said Glenn Stevens, CEO, GAIN Capital. “Our ambition is to offer our clients access to the world’s most traded market. The addition of index CFDs alongside our existing forex, metals and oil products is an important milestone in that regard.”

FOREX.com opened an office in Sydney earlier this year to provide local customer support and service for its clients in Australia and New Zealand and from the wider Asia Pacific region. The company’s Australian operations are regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Web Trading

FOREX.com’s newly revamped website (www.forex.com/au) features comprehensive web trading capabilities along with enhanced educational resources.

With web trading, FOREX.com clients have access to a simplified, intuitive interface with easy-to-use trading and order management tools, interactive charts, an economic calendar and daily and weekly research. Web trading complements the company’s award-winning FOREXTrader PRO platform for active traders.

Mobile Trading

FOREX.com has also released a mobile version of the new website, optimised for popular smart phones and web-enabled devices, including iPhone and Google Android. The mobile site, which offers trading and account management alongside access to real-time rates, market information and research, is accessible to every client and registered practice account user through their usual account login. To access the mobile website, simply go to http://www.forex.com/ from any supported mobile device.

Trader Education

New educational resources available on FOREX.com include a full library of “video tutorials,” training modules, online guides and webinars. Prospective clients are encouraged to take advantage of the complimentary resources along with a 30-day practice account in preparation for opening a live account.

*Foreign exchange and CFD trading involves significant risk of loss. It is not suitable for all investors and you should make sure you under the risks involved, seeking independent advice if necessary. FOREX.com’s Contracts for Difference (CFDs) are offered through GAIN Capital – FOREX.com Australia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., and are not available to US residents. The CFDs are offered with a margin requirement of one percent.

About GAIN Capital

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. is a global provider of online trading services, specializing in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs). Clients and trading partners in more than 140 countries have utilized the company’s award-winning trading platform which transacts nearly $250 billion per month.

A pioneer in online forex trading, GAIN Capital operates FOREX.com, one of the largest and best-known brands in the retail forex industry. It also provides execution, clearing, custody and technology products and services to an institutional client base including asset managers, broker/dealers and other financial services firms.

With offices in New York City; Bedminster, New Jersey; London; Sydney; Hong Kong; Tokyo and Seoul, GAIN Capital and its affiliates are regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the United States, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the United Kingdom, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Japan, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in Australia.

GAIN’s investor group includes private equity firms 3i, VantagePoint Venture Partners, Tudor Ventures, Edison Venture Fund and Cross Atlantic Capital Partners. For company information, visit http://www.gaincapital.com/ or http://www.forex.com/.







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