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Forex Brokers Update — January 27th, 2019

January 27, 2019 by

One new company has been listed on during the last two weeks:

SquaredDirect — a CySEC-regulated broker with a wide range of account types aiming at different type of Forex traders. Both classic and raw spread accounts are available via this DMA/STP brokerage.


Updates to the already listed brokers included:

  • AMarkets lowered minimum account size for ECN accounts from $500 to $200, reduced the maximum leverage there from 1:500 to 1:200, and slightly raised the number of currency pairs for trading (from 43 to 45).
  • eToro added ZEC/USD (Zcash vs. US dollar) cryptocurrency pair to its list of available trading instruments.
  • One Global Market raised minimum account size to $10,000. No longer offers MT4 for live trading. Maximum leverage has been updated to comply with the ESMA regulations (1:30 on major FX pairs). CFD trading is now available.
  • FXCM launched trading in Ethereum vs. US dollar.
  • HotForex acquired authorization from the British FCA.
  • IronFX is no longer regulated by UCRFIN and DFSA. Now offers trading contests and a multi-account manager (MAM) facility.
  • FinPro Trading, Direct FX, and ETFX have been delisted as inactive companies.

If you have any questions or comments regarding any of the latest Forex brokers updates, please feel free to reply using the form below.

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