Orbex Awarded Best Forex Broker 2020

International financial services provider Orbex has been awarded “Best Forex Broker 2020” by the prestigious Global Banking & Finance Review Magazine, taking home the trophy for both the European and MENA regions. 

The award comes as part of the magazine’s ongoing mission to recognize the industry’s finest and provide participants of the financial sector with up-to-date industry news, information and insights.

“To receive this award from such a renowned institution within the financial community, widely respected for its objective and insightful reporting, is an honor we greatly appreciate. It not only validates our efforts as a broker, but synchronizes perfectly with our main mission, which is to educate and serve our traders responsibly” said Managing Director, Mohammed Yaghi. 

This is the second consecutive “Best Forex Broker” award Orbex has received in the last 2 years, taking home the same title at the Global Business Outlook financial award ceremony in 2019. 

The company has been working hard to achieve its awards and has undergone a significant revamp of its services, offering highly competitive trading conditions including spreads as low as zero. 

In addition to that, the broker recently obtained a new license from FSC Mauritius, significantly increasing the available leverage for clients whose locations allow for them to trade with the Mauritius-regulated entity. 

“2020 has been a tough year for humanity, and it’s no secret that the financial markets have endured great hardships as a result. Our top priority this year has been to support our clients during this time of great uncertainty and volatility. To receive this honor is proof that through thick and thin, we will rise above and grow together as a community” Yaghi added. 

This award has been added to the impressive list of titles Orbex has obtained over the years, including “Best Trading Education Provider”, “Best Analysis Provider” and “Best FX Forecast & Strategy Provider”, in keeping with the company’s philosophy of promoting an informed and responsible approach to the forex markets. 

In fact, Orbex Limited is an award-winning global forex broker, fully licensed and regulated by CySEC. Headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus, Orbex specializes in the provision of access to the world’s largest and most liquid financial markets. Orbex Global Limited is fully licensed and regulated by FSC Mauritius and headquartered in Ebene, Mauritius. You may read full Orbex Review by the link and get to know about their offering in a detail.

iFX EXPO Asia 2019 in Hong Kong

iFX EXPO Asia 2019 tool place in Hong Kong and lasted for three days 22-24th of January in Convention & Exhibition Center (HKCEC). iFX EXPO Asia 2019 catered to all elements of the forex industry, as well as banks, affiliates, introducing brokers, and white label partners.

The iFX EXPO Asia is an international financial expo for companies and the first of its kind in Asia. From year to year, starting from 2012, they are increasing and expanding their sizes, holding up to the highest standards and providing the best experience to both the attendees and exhibitors.The visitor has the opportunity to receive informations on topics such as technology, compliance, marketing and sales from industry experts during workshops and panel discussions.

Starting on January 23, iFX EXPO Asia 2019 featured multiple workshops, seminars, and panels over throughout the event. The three-day event was launched with its signature welcome party on January 22 at Frites Belgium on Tap, Wan Chai. On the second day attendees were able to familiarize themselves with the biggest developments across the industry while staying abreast of all regulatory trends, clarity over the markets, and prospects facing Hong Kong fintechs.

The third and final day was focus on crypto enthusiasts, delving into the space in greater detail. Marketers and local experts walked the visitors through everything about the biggest challenges and opportunities for growth in the crypto trading space.

The speaker list included market professionals and the brightest minds from all over the globe, including Syed Musheer Ahmed (General Manager at Fintech Association Hong Kong), Yoni Assia (CEO and Founder at eToro), Daire Ferguson (CEO at AvaTrade), Matthew Nathan Long (CEO at Saxo Capital Markets Hong Kong) and many more others.

Traders Fair and Gala Night 2018 in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

The Traders Fair and Gala Night 2018, organized by Finexpo, will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 30th of June. It is one of the largest B2B & B2C events held in Asia and is one of the best opportunities for the investors to build up the business connections and enrich knowledge about industry. Traders Fair and Gala Night is expected to welcome over 20 speakers from all around the world where everyone will have an opportunity to participate in a huge show with exhibitor booths, lounges, bars, Speaker Hall and Workshop rooms. There will be not only exhibitions, panels and discussions, but also live performances, entertaining shows and Gala Night party. Also the top speakers are going to make educational speeches in the Fair seminar halls. The speaker list includes market professionals from all over the world, including Mario Singh (CEO at Fullerton Markets), Andeerson Wong (Chief Derivative Trainer), Fred Tam (Former Fund Manager, Researcher, Author, Educator), Khalid Hamid (The author of the course «Teknik Forex Sebenar»), Kar Yong (Chief Currency Strategist at Alpha Play Forex Trading School) and many more others. This event’s agenda is in line with the latest trends and developments of the industry. The attendees will have an opportunity to visit workshops and seminars discussing Forex Scalping Techniques, Maximizing stock market profits with TAD system, Understanding The New Generation of Government Regulation Strategies & Mastering The Future Stock & Commodity Market and The Best Way To Make Money In Forex (technical, risk management & psychology in trading).

IOSCO Annual Conference on key challenges facing securities regulators

The 43rd Annual Conference of the Members of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) took place in Budapest, Hungary on 10th of May at the Magyar Nemzeti Bank and was focused on discussing and addressing issues facing securities market regulators these days.

The IOSCO Board, IOSCO´s Growth and Emerging Markets (GEM) Committee, the four Regional Committees and the Affiliate Members Consultative Committee (AMCC) attended the meetings and discussed their initiatives of protecting investors, efficiency and transparency of the markets and ensuring fair.

The four key issues the public sessions were focused on are the sale of unsuitable products to retail investors, the challenges of Fintech and digitalization, the shift from active to passively managed collective investment schemes, and SME access to funding through capital markets.

Discussions of the Board

The Board has agreed on the enforcement practices to be effective solution in mitigating the risks of the binary options and other OTC leveraged products to retail investors. As to the asset management area, the Board discussed exchange traded funds and reviewed the work of the IOSCO on measuring leverage in investment funds.

The members also discussed the consequences of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the European data privacy regime that will come into force from 25th of May 2018. The organization will continue to interact with EU to address any problems caused by implementation of the GDPR.

Also the Board agreed on launching a Fintech Network to support the sharing of information, knowledge and experiences among IOSCO members.

There are three new signatories to the IOSCO Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (IOSCO MMoU): Armenia, Central Bank of Armenia; Dominican Republic, Superintendencia del Mercado de Valores and Zambia, Securities and Exchanges Commission.

iFX EXPO International 2018 in Limassol, Cyprus

iFX Expo International 2018 (https://www.ifxexpo.com/) will take place in Limassol, Cyprus and will last for three day 22nd-24th of May. The event brings together the finance professionals from all over the world and introduces its attendees to the latest trends, services and products from industry’s leading service providers and brokers.

iFX Expo International 2018 is one of the most important retail finance expo. From year to year, starting from 2012, they are increasing and expanding their sizes, holding up to the highest standards and providing the best experience to both the attendees and exhibitors.

The speaker list includes market professionals and the brightest minds from all over the globe, including Panos Lampakos (industry manager at Google, Greece), Demetra Kalogerou (Chairwoman at CySec), Ran Cohen (CEO and Founder of Traders Education), Sarafina Wolde Gabriel (Vice President of Strategy at Paysafe) and many more others.

This year’s expo will be focused on affiliate marketing for FX and binary brands, trading technology, the evolution of payments, Forex trends by Google, social marketing insights and trends, regulation, brand awareness and direct response and also business service industry. The other topics that will be covered are how to valuate FX brokerage, artificial intelligence as the future of the world, growing your trading business and the opportunities of derivative market.


7th China Forex Expo in Shenzhen

After a great success of 6th China Forex Expo 2017, 7th China Forex Expo 2018 is back and will take place on May 18-19th 2018 at Great China International Exchange Square of Shenzhen. This event will last two days and it will be prepare for brokers, traders, investors, affiliates, fintech companies, blockchain companies and media.

As the new European regulatory frameworks such as Markets In Financial Instruments Directive II published by The European Securities and Markets Authority severely restrict the European forex market, traders are searching for other better options in offshore zones and new markets like China. Also a great opportunity has appeared for offshore brokers, affiliates, money managers, technology and specialized services providers as China market has become more active today.

China Forex Expo is one of the most influential and professional expos in China. The event covers forex, CFDs, commodities and precious metals. The main goal of the expo is to bring together active forex market traders from all over the world and to promote products and services to the international market.

Event’s agenda will present a solid mixture of networking and educational opportunities. The speake list includes market professionals from China and other countries, including Wendy Tao of Invast Global, Alejandro Zambrano of Amana Capital, StephenInnes of OANDA and the others. Among the topics, the attention will focus on predictions for China’s economy, the importance of market intelligence and also the opportunities for businesses in China.