Crypto News 

Blackwell Global CEO Talks About Adding Crypto to the FX Mix

“Blackwell Global has embraced the challenge of becoming a crypto provider and will host a key crypto event later in the year” reports financemagnates.com. Explore your crypto/CFD possibilities now at Blackwell Global, an established and regulated broker offering 15+ cryptos to trade on its platform.The more you know, the better prepared you are to make knowledgeable decisions and trading cryptos is no different.We went behind the scenes with Blackwell Global UK CEO, Patrick Latchford, to get a deeper insight everything from developing trading portfolios to crypto-related trading benefits and risks.When…

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Brokers News 

Leverate’s Global Head of Sales Ben Richter moves on to lead EuropeFX’s Australian division

“Mr Richter has been appointed Head of Australia at Cyprus retail FX brokerage EuropeFX, signaling the end of his tenure at brokerage technology provide Leverate” reports financefeeds.com. Joining EuropeFX represents a return to the retail FX brokerage sector for Mr Richter, who has spent the past two and a half years at Leverate, where he commenced his tenure as Head of Institutional Sales in January 2016, being promoted to Head of Global Sales in September 2017. Indeed, having worked at length on such a project, Mr Richter’s remit to drive…

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FX Gives Series Order to Mr Inbetween, Australian Half-Hour Drama

“Four months after its Indie Episodics showcase at the Sundance Film Festival, Mr Inbetween has received a series order at FX. The Australian half-hour drama, which wrapped production on its six-episode season earlier this year and is set to premiere in the fall, was created by and stars Scott Ryan, while Nash Edgerton (Gringo) directed the freshman run” writes Matt Webb Mitovich for tvline.com. The cast also includes Damon Herriman (Justified), Matt Nable (Arrow), Justin Rosniak (Squinters), Brooke Satchwell (Wonderland), comedian Jackson Tozer, Nicholas Cassim (Home and Away) and Chika…

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Futures Markets News Platforms 

Bringing futures into the hands of retail traders. Is Chicago within the reach of the retail set? – Op Ed

“The platform executes spreads of multiproduct, customized, relative value spread relationships at the limit price of the spread level, and does not leg the spreads” reports financefeeds.com. With new retail-focused initiatives from exchange technology companies and their associated platform providers, the evolution may well go beyond the ubiquitous platform of choice among retail customers.Its origins as a closed system with fixed spreads which was connected to an internal dealing room became completely obsolete very quickly.As retail traders began to become more sophisticated and gain a much fuller understanding of the…

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Brokers News Platforms 

What You Get, and What You Really Need from the FX Broker Platforms

“Most FX broker platforms offer the following headline services on their webpage: Most FX broker platforms offer these widely accepted tools and education programs for active retail traders” reports financemagnates.com. Retail traders have many choices, but they are all standardised off the shelf products made available through or external to the broker platforms.All these tools are freely available to retail traders either on the broker platform, purchased or subscribed via a third-party provider. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Major ECNs Report Slower April FX Trading Volumes amid Range Trading 

“The beginning of the year was dominated by a massive increase in trading volumes as traders flocked to sell the US dollar” reports financemagnates.com. Looking bath the total trading volumes metric, GTX posted $306.5 billion during April.The CBOE’s FX trading unit which it acquired after the absorption of BATS Global Markets has marked $36.3 billion in average daily trading volumes on the FX market.The institutional trading unit of GAIN Capital, GTX, also posted a decline in trading volumes.Total trading volumes only declined by 1.5 percent when compared to March and…

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Exclusive: Sucden FX mainstays Michael Bleys and David Fowler leave the company

“In this particular exit, Sucden Financial eFX Account Manager David Fowler joins Mr Bleys, with Mr Fowler having accepted a position at electronic trading technology and liquidity provider Edgwater Markets in London” reports financefeeds.com. Sucden Financial, one of the world’s oldest electronic FX liquidity providers, has waved goodbye to Michael Bleys and David Fowler, both of whom cleared their desk at 30 Fenchurch Street for the last time on Friday last week.The company also promoted long standing FX industry expert Michael Davies to Head of eFX Sales for the EMEA…

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