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Australian Brokers Donate to Fight Bushfires

Australian Brokers Donate to Fight Bushfires

Australia is struggling with one of the worst fire disasters in its history. The concerns over the bushfires have eased a bit, with the government urging tourists not to cancel travels. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the country was now “very much open for business,” which is quite rele... Read more.

Brokers Report Better FX Volumes in December Despite Holiday Period

Brokers Report Better FX Volumes in December Despite Holiday Period

Forex trading volumes revived in December across multiple brokers aimed at institutional and retail clients. The currency pairs have become more volat... Read more.

Robinhood Adds Fractional Shares Feature, Reaches 10M Users

Robinhood Adds Fractional Shares Feature, Reaches 10M Users

On Thursday, trading app provider Robinhood announced the launch of Fractional Shares, a new feature that allows investors to buy expensive stocks or ... Read more.

OKEx, Bakkt Launch Bitcoin Options

OKEx, Bakkt Launch Bitcoin Options

Bitcoin futures have become quite popular among both institutional and retail traders. Now traders are looking for new investment products to get expo... Read more.

Saxo Bank’s Trading Volume Declines in November

Saxo Bank’s Trading Volume Declines in November

Danish investment bank and brokerage service Saxo Bank had a difficult period in November, as the platform reported the lowest trading volume in years... Read more.

IG Group’s Revenue Likely Hit £250 million in H1 FY2020

IG Group’s Revenue Likely Hit £250 million in H1 FY2020

London-based IG Group, which operates a CFD trading and spread betting platform, released an update for the first half of the fiscal year 2020.... Read more.

FXOpen UK Integrates MT5, Launches ECN Trading

FXOpen UK Integrates MT5, Launches ECN Trading

The UK division of forex broker FXOpen announced last week that it had integrated the MetaTrader 5 (MT5) platform. Thus, traders will be able to choos... Read more.

Morgan Stanley Dismisses 4 FX Traders Who Concealed Losses

Morgan Stanley Dismisses 4 FX Traders Who Concealed Losses

US bank Morgan Stanley fired or is in process of dismissing at least four currency derivatives traders who are charged with concealing losses of up to... Read more.

Citi’s UK Business Fined Record 44M

Citi’s UK Business Fined Record 44M

The Bank of England’s (BoE) supervisory arm Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) fined Citigroup with a record 44 million pounds (over $56 million)... Read more.

Amazon Launches New Products, Partners With GM

Amazon Launches New Products, Partners With GM

US-based e-commerce giant Amazon presented several new Echo products and Alexa features during its 2019 hardware event on Wednesday. The company unvei... Read more.

SWIFT Launches New Service to Deliver Instant Payments Worldwide

SWIFT Launches New Service to Deliver Instant Payments Worldwide

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, better known as SWIFT, announced that it would provide real-time global payments. The... Read more.

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