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SEFs Show Modest Uptake of FX Options and NDFs Volumes

SEFs Show Modest Uptake of FX Options and NDFs Volumes | Forex News | Scoop.it
Swap Execution Facilities, the new trading venue launched after OTC rulings were implemented in global financial markets have been unable to capture trading activity in FX derivatives contracts, Options and NDFs. http://forexmagnates.com/sefs-show-modest-uptake-of-fx-options-and-ndfs-volumes/
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Bitcoin Picks: Bitcoin Industry Steps Closer to Regulatory Recognition in the UK

Bitcoin Picks: Bitcoin Industry Steps Closer to Regulatory Recognition in the UK | Forex News | Scoop.it
Bitcoin fans will be pleased with activities over the last week in the world of virtual currencies. The sector witnessed a spree of favourable stories, notably the UK’s plan to investigate virtual currencies. http://forexmagnates.com/bitcoin-picks-bitcoin-industry-steps-closer-to-regulatory-recognition-in-the-uk/
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Eurex Onboards New Members for FX Futures Despite Summer Slowdown in Activity

Eurex Onboards New Members for FX Futures Despite Summer Slowdown in Activity | Forex News | Scoop.it
German financial trading exchange’s entrance into the congested foreign exchange derivatives markets is gaining traction as new members show interest. Volumes have been slow but the exchange is upbeat on the product. http://forexmagnates.com/eurex-onboards-new-members-for-fx-futures-despite-summer-slowdown-in-activity/
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UK's Regulator FCA Warns Against Dealing With Leveltrade Ltd

UK's Regulator FCA Warns Against Dealing With Leveltrade Ltd | Forex News | Scoop.it
The company fraudulently claims on its website that it is registered in the UK, while on the bottom part of its website a short piece of text reveals that the operator is registered in the St Vincent and Grenadines. http://forexmagnates.com/uks-regulator-fca-warns-against-dealing-with-leveltrade-ltd/
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Payment Picks: Advances In The Payment Space and Ecommerce in General

Payment Picks: Advances In The Payment Space and Ecommerce in General | Forex News | Scoop.it
MasterCard releases its first debit cards in Zimbabwe, four quick tips to being PCI compliant, cybercriminals find a new loophole with White Label Shipping, and Google releases a new update to its SEO rankings. http://forexmagnates.com/payment-picks-advances-in-the-payment-space-and-ecommerce-in-general/
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FXCM Publishes July Figures, Retail Customer Trading Volume Jumps 3.5% MoM

FXCM Publishes July Figures, Retail Customer Trading Volume Jumps 3.5% MoM | Forex News | Scoop.it
FXCM has just released its July metrics, highlighted uneven Retail Customer Trading Volumes (3.5% growth MoM, -32% decline YoY), coupled with an all time high of Institutional Trading Volume of $262 billion. http://forexmagnates.com/fxcm-publishes-july-figures-retail-customer-trading-volume-jumps-3-5-mom/
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Alpari Russia Enhances ECN Offering With New Trading Provisions

Alpari Russia Enhances ECN Offering With New Trading Provisions | Forex News | Scoop.it
FX and CFD broker, Alpari Russia, will be strengthening its institutional offering for traders. The firm will deploy a number of new trading conditions including better pricing and reduced transaction size. http://forexmagnates.com/alpari-russia-enhances-ecn-offering-with-new-trading-provisions/
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KVB Kunlun Reveals H1 Metrics, FX Income Collapses -49.1% Over H1 2014

KVB Kunlun Reveals H1 Metrics, FX Income Collapses -49.1% Over H1 2014 | Forex News | Scoop.it
Hong Kong-based KVB Kunlun has reported its interim results for the six months ending July 30, 2014, showing vastly underperforming forex income figures for the past three and six months. http://forexmagnates.com/kvb-kunlun-reveals-h1-metrics-fx-income-collapses-49-1-over-h1-2014/
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Dilbert’s Scott Adams Wants an End to Financial Advisors, Happening Already?

Dilbert’s Scott Adams Wants an End to Financial Advisors, Happening Already? | Forex News | Scoop.it
Are financial advisors a scam? Dilbert’s Scott Adams thinks so. In a blog post earlier this week, Adams argues that stocks are negatively affected by risks being overstated due to poor results from advisors. http://forexmagnates.com/dilberts-scott-adams-wants-an-end-to-financial-advisors-happening-already/
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ECB Highlights Cyclical Monetary Policy Differences With the Federal Reserve

ECB Highlights Cyclical Monetary Policy Differences With the Federal Reserve | Forex News | Scoop.it
Mario Draghi highlighted that ECB’s monetary policy conditions have decoupled from the US with the introduction of the negative deposit rate and dropped the bomb saying fundamentals for a weaker Euro are present. http://forexmagnates.com/ecb-highlights-cyclical-monetary-policy-differences-with-the-federal-reserve/
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Insufficient Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Methods Uncovered in Cyprus

Insufficient Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Methods Uncovered in Cyprus | Forex News | Scoop.it
Following on-site inspections, CySEC said it found that the measures and procedures adopted by a number of regulated entities for compliance with their obligations under the AML law, were insufficient. http://forexmagnates.com/53699/
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FCA Looks at Supervising Financial Promotions on Social Media

FCA Looks at Supervising Financial Promotions on Social Media | Forex News | Scoop.it
The UK regulator has taken the initiative of clarifying compliance issues arising from using the new modern ways of interaction with customers of the financial industry by issuing a guidance consultation paper. http://forexmagnates.com/fca-looks-at-supervising-financial-promotions-on-social-media/
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A Brief Look at Forex Magnates QIR2: Charging Against Low FX Volatility

A Brief Look at Forex Magnates QIR2: Charging Against Low FX Volatility | Forex News | Scoop.it
While FX volatility is a metric which is hardly predictable, there are many ways in which a brokerage can address declining volumes – Saxo Bank and Dukascopy share ways to diversify a purely FX offering. http://forexmagnates.com/a-brief-look-at-forex-magnates-qir2-charging-against-low-fx-volatility/
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More Troubles for FTIL as it Misses Regulator’s Deadline to Dump Shares in MCX

More Troubles for FTIL as it Misses Regulator’s Deadline to Dump Shares in MCX | Forex News | Scoop.it
India technology vendor for financial markets has failed to meet a Sebi deadline of ninth August which demands Financial Technologies to reduce its stake in the MCX exchange to less than two percent. http://forexmagnates.com/more-troubles-for-ftil-as-it-misses-regulators-deadline-to-dump-shares-in-mcx/
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FXCM Reduces its Credit Facility to $150 Million - Cites Strong Balance Sheet

FXCM Reduces its Credit Facility to $150 Million - Cites Strong Balance Sheet | Forex News | Scoop.it
In the latest SEC filing, listed FX broker, FXCM reports that it has reduced its credit facility. Among the finer details the broker reported the exact amount it paid for its recent acquisition of FXDD. http://forexmagnates.com/fxcm-reduces-its-credit-facility-to-150-million-cites-strong-balance-sheet/
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FXCM Second Quarter Results Show Revenues Down 30% YoY

FXCM Second Quarter Results Show Revenues Down 30% YoY | Forex News | Scoop.it
Listed FX and CFD brokerage firm, FXCM, has seen a sharp decline in trading revenues in the second quarter of 2014. Revenues were 30% lower YoY , however the firm saw client assets increase 10% year to date. http://forexmagnates.com/fxcm-second-quarter-results-show-revenues-down-30-yoy/
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Total Volumes at Thomson Reuters Down by 11%, Reporting Methodology Revised

Total Volumes at Thomson Reuters Down by 11%, Reporting Methodology Revised | Forex News | Scoop.it
Thomson Reuters changes the methodology which it uses to present monthly FX volumes, aggregating data from Thomson Reuters Matching and FXall and providing an additional number representing spot FX trading. http://forexmagnates.com/total-volumes-at-thomson-reuters-down-by-11-reporting-methodology-revised/
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Tullet Prebon's Chapdelaine FX Partners Up With Gold-i to Offer FX Broker Liquidity

Tullet Prebon's Chapdelaine FX Partners Up With Gold-i to Offer FX Broker Liquidity | Forex News | Scoop.it
Tullet Prebon’s Chapdelaine FX division, is aiming to offer its spot FX liquidity via Gold-i’s Gate Bridge to open the door for its institutional liquidity providers to international retail FX brokerages. http://forexmagnates.com/tullet-prebons-chapdelaine-fx-partners-up-with-gold-i-to-offer-fx-broker-liquidity/
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UK Regulator Financially ‘Abuses’ Market Abusers - Annual Fines Cross $580 million in 2013

UK Regulator Financially ‘Abuses’ Market Abusers - Annual Fines Cross $580 million in 2013 | Forex News | Scoop.it
The Financial Conduct Authority has been pressing down on fines against firms & individuals guilty of market abuse, according to a report. The total amount of fines handed out to offenders topped $572 million in 2013. http://forexmagnates.com/uk-regulator-financially-abuses-market-abusers-annual-fines-cross-580-million-in-2013/
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CLS Group Reports July Figures, FX ADV Withers -9.8% MoM

CLS Group Reports July Figures, FX ADV Withers -9.8% MoM | Forex News | Scoop.it
CLS Group’s settlement and aggregation service has reported its FX trading volumes for the month of July 2014, underscored by a sizeable decline of -9.8% in monthly volumes, coming in at 926,174 in July 2014. http://forexmagnates.com/cls-group-reports-july-figures-fx-adv-withers-9-8-mom/
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Regulatory Filing Reveals Blackrock Pushes It's IG Stake to Above 5%

Regulatory Filing Reveals Blackrock Pushes It's IG Stake to Above 5% | Forex News | Scoop.it
Blackrock takes a position in IG Group worth $191 million at current market prices in what looks like a strategic position with the company increasing its trade from 4.3% to 5.01% of the total float. http://forexmagnates.com/regulatory-filing-reveals-blackrock-pushes-its-ig-stake-to-above-5/
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Saxo Bank Reports July Metrics, Monthly Volume Once Again In The Red

Saxo Bank Reports July Metrics, Monthly Volume Once Again In The Red | Forex News | Scoop.it
Saxo Bank has just reported its July 2014 metrics, highlighted by declining monthly volumes on both MoM (-5.7%) and YoY (-20.9%) timeframes – nearly on par with its worst month of the year this past April. http://forexmagnates.com/saxo-bank-reports-july-metrics-monthly-volume-once-again-in-the-red/
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ICE Q2 Earnings Show "Strong Cash Generation in a Tepid Volume Environment"

ICE Q2 Earnings Show "Strong Cash Generation in a Tepid Volume Environment" | Forex News | Scoop.it
The Intercontinental Exchange reports its financial results for the second quarter and for the first half of the year. Revenues in Q2 2014 reached $750 million, an increase of over 100% Year-over-Year. http://forexmagnates.com/ice-q2-earnings-show-strong-cash-generation-in-a-tepid-volume-environment/
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Exclusive: Jiang Tai Tells What It Takes to Have 2 Million Traders Reading FX168

Exclusive: Jiang Tai Tells What It Takes to Have 2 Million Traders Reading FX168 | Forex News | Scoop.it
The Founder and CEO of the leading Chinese FX portal talks with Forex Magnates about the rise of his financial news empire, cooperating with global brokers and local media to cater to Chinese traders’ unique needs. http://forexmagnates.com/exclusive-jiang-tai-tells-what-it-takes-to-have-2-million-traders-reading-fx168/
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Revenues at Intl FCStone Lower 8.5% QoQ, FX Volumes at Prime Brokerage Shed 38% QoQ

Revenues at Intl FCStone Lower 8.5% QoQ, FX Volumes at Prime Brokerage Shed 38% QoQ | Forex News | Scoop.it
The company’s FX prime brokerage has experienced a substantial decline in business, shedding 38% when compared to the first quarter of 2014 due to subdued market activity and low volatility on the forex market. http://forexmagnates.com/revenues-at-intl-fcstone-lower-8-5-qoq-fx-volumes-at-prime-brokerage-shed-38-qoq/
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