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New Ways to Trade: Hybrid Financial Products

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Forex Magnates’ Quarterly Industry Report takes a look into hybrid products: We examine mutated hybridised end-products, that often combine existing elements of trading platforms with components of other offerings.
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Euronext Preps Multi-Currency Trading Service for ETFs, Ahead of Spin-Off

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The soon-to-be spun-off business line of IntercontinentalExchange Group, under the Euronext N.V brand – preps for an IPO after reported regulatory backing, and launches a multi-currency ETF service, after strong results.
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Thinking CFDs, ThinkForex Expands CFD Offering With Six New Index-Based Instruments

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The ASIC-regulated online trading broker under the name TF GLOBAL MARKETS (AUST) PTY LTD, has just announced that six new CFDs will start trading next week, based on certain US, European, and Australian underlying indexes.
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Bitcoin Arbitrage, Scalping Market Inefficiencies, and Currency Market Share Gradual Shift

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As the new digital currency quickly takes a small market-share of the foreign exchange market, its recent volatility and record prices are bringing the pricing differences to light and is reminiscent of Forex Scalping.
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Mauritian Exchange GBOT to Target Africa – Rebrands to BOURSE AFRICA

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Mauritian financial derivatives exchange rebrands as it opens up new market opportunities across the continent. GBOT, the multi-asset exchange promoted by FT will rebrand as BOURSE AFRICA LIMITED as it attempts to serve the wider market.
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Traiana’s Swap Data Repository Service Goes Live

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In ICAP’s Half Year results statement that was issued last November, the interdealer stated that it’s post trade monitoring unit Traiana was continuing to develop its non-FX business. Expanding its reach, Traiana has recently been growing its CFD swap services …
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Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange Teams Up With FFastFill for Middle & Back Office Systems

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Hong Kong’s premier commodity exchange, HKMEX has signed up to FFasFill’s SEALS and Eclipse software to enhance its connectivity and processing of orders. HKMEX whose shareholders include ICBC is positioning itself as the proffered executing venue for trading Asian financial …
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GFT now offers CFDs and Spread Betting Binaries

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In another sign that binary option trading is one of the more interesting products out there GFT, one of world’s largest forex brokers, now announced that it will start offering CFDs and spread betting binaries. GFT is now the second major forex broker to start offering binary trading after Saxo Bank has introduced its Touch Options back in August. Just like Saxo Bank GFT here is using its own technology and not third party’s.
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IG Group publishes 2011 results – Net Revenue up 7%, Clients up 11%

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IG Group just reported its results for the 2011 fiscal year (for IG it ends on May 31st). Bottom line is that IG’s Net Revenue is up 7% to £320.4 million. Number of clients grew 11% year on year (13% if excluding Japan).
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Saxo Bank adds stock and commodity indices to ForexTrading.com offering

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Saxo Bank which only recently rebranded forextrading.com as its retail offering ($2,000 minimum as opposed to the usual $10,000 deposit minimum) is now adding more stock and commodity indices to the available offering. Saxo Bank just recently announced its exit …
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Coming Soon! Specialized Bitcoin Liquidity for MT4 Brokers from Ibinex

Still in its infancy, bitcoin trading on MetaTrader 4 is a growing product, popping up on trading platforms at various brokers. The cryptocurrency got a...

Partnership between BitXatm, CryptVision for 1000 ATMs falls apart, companies trade blame

Coindesk reports that BitXATM’s plan to bring 1000 bitcoin ATMs to the United States, with the help of Los Angeles-based CryptVision, has fallen apart. The...

Bitcoin Brands to expand ATM offering to New Hampshire

Cephas Holding Corp, also known as Bitcoin Brands, says that it plans on launching Bitcoin ATMs in New Hampshire, one of the more bitcoin-friendly states....

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British Pound Waiting for Scottish Vote for Clues on Next Move

On Thursday, after a 307-year-old union with England and Wales, Scottish voters age sixteen and over will decide in a referendum that will ask the question:...

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Warning: Extreme Volatility Coming

For those who have been wishing for more volatility, your wish is about to come true. This week’s Scottish referendum vote will cause widespread carnage...

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Prime Brokerage A Rising Force In Middle East?

FX prime brokerage in the Middle East in on the rise for a variety of reasons. Dubai, for example, with its strategic location between Asian...

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Coming Soon! Specialized Bitcoin Liquidity for MT4 Brokers from Ibinex

Still in its infancy, bitcoin trading on MetaTrader 4 is a growing product, popping up on trading platforms at various brokers. The cryptocurrency got a boost last year as multiple technology providers, including Leverate and Gold-I began to offer pricing …
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ITG Brings Increased Transparency to the FX Market, Introduces an FX Volatility Index

The freely available tools by ITG FX Volatility Cost Index and the upgraded ITG FX Trading Cost Index, open the scope for foreign exchange traders to estimate their trading costs and potential price slippage.
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Breaking: Binary Options Broker EZTrader Files for Listing on OTCQB Market

Shares of pink sheet listed company behind EZTrader, Win Global Markets Services Ltd rallied more than 15% overnight as the firm disclosed a five-fold increase in revenues for the first half of 2014 to $7.95 mln.
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Japanese Binary Options Trading Continues to Recover, Volumes up 28% in August MoM

Second month of trading volume increases for binary options in Japan. During August 2014 the trading reached ¥68,828,888,822. The figure is a complete recovery to the May 2014 trading volume level.
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Special: Sneak Peek at Forex Magnates’ Interview with CySEC Chairwoman Kalogerou

Demetra Kalogerou, the leader of the retail FX industry’s most influential regulator, speaks exclusively with Forex Magnates about restoring Cyprus’ credibility, regulating Binary options and Social Trading.
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