Avoid a binary options’ kiss of death

If you are a financial trading broker and you are not yet changing your tactics and adapting to the recent changes in regulatory measures, I am sorry to tell you that you have sentenced your brokerage to death by comfort. There is simply no way for brokerages to continue conducting business as usual with the […]

IB: Are you ready to start your own brokerage?

The Forex market moves volumes in excess of $5 trillion, more than any other market in the world, making it an incredibly attractive business endeavor. The tremendous growth of the market in the last decade has generated an unprecedented increase in the number of Forex brokerages. This accelerated growth is simply evidence of how profitable […]

The 3 secrets to boosting your brokerage’s performance

The forex industry is a little bit of a cookie-cutter industry. With the proliferation of white label FX solutions, it is easy for every single broker out there to offer the exact same thing to traders: a nice looking trading platform, the same old bonus structure and a mediocre customer service standard. If you are […]

Being Caught without Forex Regulation can be your Worst Nightmare

 

Regulation has become a hot topic of discussion in the Forex industry. The unprecedented growth of the sector has prompted regulators around the world to tighten the reigns over financial trading firms in order to protect consumers from what was traditionally a blood-in-the-water market. Regulators across Europe have stepped up their game modifying the laws […]

How to Get Instant EU Regulation

Regulation has become a hot topic of discussion in the Forex industry. The unprecedented growth of the sector has prompted regulators around the world to tighten the reigns over financial trading firms in order to protect consumers from what was traditionally a blood-in-the-water market. Regulators across Europe have stepped up their game modifying the laws […]

Trading Strategies for Volatile Markets

As Chief of Staff of a top Forex technology solutions company, I am frequently asked about the long term implications of major market movements. The global financial markets are undergoing the largest downturn since 2008, with the current turmoil in the markets having started with China. In recent years, China encouraged a real estate bubble, […]

Start Your Forex Brokerage Quickly with LXLite

As a leading Forex technology provider, Leverate has been watching with interest as the number of IBs and affiliates looking to open a Forex brokerage skyrockets. Over the past few years, I’ve talked to lots of potential brokers, and while some of them come to us with a complete acceptance of the effort involved in […]

Steven Kruger our General Counsel talks about regulation

Proper risk management is vital for a retail brokerage.
In an industry of uncertainty, one must take all steps required to eliminate unnecessary variables. Most of the hedging strategies are based on either “trading room hedging” or “per-trader hedging”. The former keeps the trading room at a relatively high level of both risk and profit, and […]

Becoming a Regulated Broker

A brokerage regulated by a licensing authority is permitted to provide financial services while practicing strict measurement in relation to its financials, operations and clients’ protection. The legal ground for these strict measurements is the Market in Financial Instruments Directives (“MiFiD”), European legislation which was implemented into the Cypriot code more than five years ago, placing […]

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