Crypto Markets News 

Robinhood Adds New Crypto Assets

“Robinhood has added litecoin and bitcoin cash to its current bitcoin and ethereum offerings, raising the number of tradable crypto assets to four” writes Alan Farley for investopedia.com. The company has registered TradeStation Crypto Inc. in Florida, and it is working in collaboration with parent Monex Group, Inc. (MNXBF) to bring crypto trading services online through the Coincheck exchange.According to a statement, Fink will be advising the company about crypto assets and initiatives that include an upcoming U.S. expansion.TradeStation is pressing ahead with plans to offer cryptocurrency trading on its popular trading…

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Darwinex Launches Crypto CFDs on MetaTrader 4 and 5

“Liquidity for the cryptocurrency CFDs will be provided by LMAX Global, a trading facility operator” reports financemagnates.com. A report released Tuesday suggests that the cryptocurrency market is astonishingly illiquid.Clients who have chosen to upgrade to the MetaTrader 5 platform will also be able to access the cryptocurrency CFDs via the newer version of the trading platform. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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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 

Ghanaian Brokerage Precise FX Transitions to MetaTrader 5

“Precise FX, a Ghanaian forex brokerage firm, announced on Wednesday that its clients will now be able to trade on the MetaTrader 5 platform” reports financemagnates.com. The platform was developed by MetaQuotes Software, a Cyprus-based software company that has developed several products for the financial services industry.Alongside its new MetaTrader 5 platform, the company also has an enterprise management system called Teamwox. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Stater Global Markets Expands Trading Platforms to Include Metatrader 5

“London-based brokerage Stater Global Markets has announced that it will be adding the Metatrader 5 trading platform, in an effort to provide additional trading venues for its clients” reports financemagnates.com. The newly added trading platform will be added to a comprehensive list of platforms available for use through Stater Global Markets, which includes Integral, Currenex, FlexTrade, PrimeXM, and Metatrader 4.Over the past decade, Metatrader 4 has been by far the most popular trading platform in the FX industry. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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FX industry exams and certification is finally here: Autochartist Academy goes live, with MetaTrader, Analytics and Risk Calculation exams

“FinanceFeeds will include Autochartist accreditation within the FinanceFeeds FX industry careers portal in order to allow candidates with these skills to further advance their career prospects within the industry” reports financefeeds.com. Today, Autochartist, one of the industry’s technological mainstays, having been established in 2004, has unveiled a set of industry-specific qualifications under its accreditation division, Autochartist Academy. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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Sources: Chinese government blocks major MetaTrader 4 port

“This is a port which is used to connect MetaTrader 4 to trading servers, hence several brokers are now unable to connect from within mainland China” reports financefeeds.com. Conversely, brokerages using connectivity partners or white label providers with no Chinese presence at all risk being completely disconnected from their trading server. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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ArenaFX becomes latest Japanese broker to terminate MT4 offering

“Retail FX broker Arena-FX Co., Ltd, aka ArenaFX, has become the latest Japanese Forex company to stop offering the MetaTrader 4 (MT4) platform to its clients” reports financefeeds.com. That is why it is rarely surprising when Japanese FX brokers put an end to a service that is not originally Japanese. It will be interesting to see whether Japanese brokers will adopt MT5 in place of MT4. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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Brokers Crypto News 

B2Broker Now Offers Cryptocurrency Liquidity for MetaTrader 5 Brokers

“B2Broker, an aggregator and provider of turnkey, cloud, and liquidity solutions for the FX industry, has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency liquidity service for MetaTrader 5 (MT5) brokers” reports financemagnates.com. The liquidity from B2Broker covers six popular cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Peercoin and Namecoin.On Tuesday we reported that Tel Aviv-based Panda Trading Systems, known for its binary options, FX and CFD brokerage solutions, has now started offering CFD trading on seven cryptocurrencies on all of its platforms, as well as a complete cryptocurrency brokerage solution. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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iFX EXPO International 2017, highlights and FX industry current affairs from Day 1, here in Limassol Cyprus

“This morning, the second day of the iFX EXPO International 2017 FX industry conference produced and hosted by ConversionPros is about to begin, adding to the topics and current affairs which were discussed in great detail yesterday” reports financefeeds.com. At 10,00am, PLUGIT took the FinTech baton from Mr Leonard, looking at how Microsoft Cloud technologies can empower companies in the FX industry.The FX industry is a highly competitive market that relies heavily on using the best technologies available to deliver the fastest results to its customers.CySec itself may well have…

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