• Financial Options AFS licence has been cancelled by ASIC

    ASIC has cancelled the Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence of Financial Options Pty Ltd (Financial Options) and also has permanently banned Queensland-based financial adviser Mr. William John Henry Houwing from providing financial services. Previously, in August 2019 we talked about the suspension of the company’s license. Mr. Houwing, of Esk, was a director and authorised...

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  • FXCM has announced a new partnership with TradingView

    FXCM Group, LLC, one of the leading international brokers of foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, cryptocurrencies and related services, has launched an API-powered integration with TradingView, Inc., the all-in-one financial platform for traders in the equity, cryptocurrency, futures, and FX markets. The integration means that FXCM users will be able to execute orders directly from...

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  • Sydney FC Renew AETOS Partnership For AFC Champions League

    Sydney FC has renewed its partnership with AETOS Capital Group for a third consecutive AFC Champions League campaign. The deal will see the Australian Forex broker continue to be the Principal Partner of Sydney FC for Asia’s most prestigious club competition. The AETOS logo will take pride of place on the front of the Sky...

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  • The FCA Board announced about two new appointments

    The FCA has today confirmed the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Board. Jeannette Lichner and Bernadette Conroy will each serve three-year terms beginning on 1 April 2020 and 1 August 2020 respectively. They will join the Board as Amelia Fletcher OBE and Catherine Bradley CBE step down following...

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  • HotForex teamed up with Santos E-Sports

    The award-winning forex and commodities broker on CFDs, HotForex partnered with the Santos e-Sports, one of the world’s biggest electronic sports teams, announcing about the launch of the very first broker and esport partnership. Santos HotForex e-Sports, the esports division of Santos FC, has become one of the world′s biggest electronic sports clubs in just...

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  • GCEX and PrimeXM launch a new liquidity distribution partnership

    GCEX, a leading provider of digital technology solutions in crypto-assets and multi-segment currencies, has announced integration with PrimeXM’s XCore. PrimeXM is one of the leading technology B2B providers to the retail and institutional electronic e-trading industry, delivering cutting-edge aggregation and execution management software – XCore. GCEX (GC Exchange Limited) was established in 2018 as a...

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  • Gold-i and Tradesocio launched a new partnership

    Gold-i, a global fintech firm has announced a partnership with a leading technology provider for the financial industry Tradesocio. The main concept of this partnership was the integration of the Matrix, Gold-i’s multi-asset liquidity management and aggregation solution, into Tradesocio’s Marketplace. There are some other Gold-i products that have been added, including its risk management...

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  • FSMA reported the total of € 2,249,602 fines in 2019

    In 2019, the FSMA (Financial Services and Markets Authority) imposed 13 administrative sanctions for breaches of financial legislation, for a total cumulative amount of € 2,249,602. According to the official statement, since 2013 and the implementation of a new sanctions procedure, the FSMA has imposed no less than 73 administrative sanctions, for an amount that...

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  • IG Group hires Max Hayden as new Global Head of Institutional Sales

    UK online trading leader IG Group Holdings plc has announced the appointment of Max Hayden as Global Head of Institutional Sales. With the help of Mr. Hayden the company expects to further strengthen its institutional business as part of its wider strategic investment for growth.  Mr. Hayden is based at IG’s offices in London and...

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  • FC Barcelona and FBS became global trading partners

    FC Barcelona and FBS signed a new global partnership agreement, whereby the broker specializing in Forex trading is to become the soccer club’s Official Trading Partner for the next four years, through 30 June 2024. This partnership will be a boost to Barça’s global commercial strategy, as part of the consolidation of its international expansion...

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