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This award further cemented another stellar year for CMC Markets in Singapore, with 2012 also seeing the launch of the Chinese version of its trading platform and its Android trading app. In 2013 CMC Markets hopes to exceed the levels of performance set previously and continue to deliver on its commitment to providing the ultimate trading experience for clients.
About CMC Markets Singapore
CMC Markets is a leading global provider of Contracts For Difference (CFD) and Foreign Exchange (FX). Founded in 1989, the company now services more than 75,000 clients worldwide. In 2012, the company executed over 33m trades with a value of more than £1.2Tr. CMC Markets has 13 offices around the world in major markets such Singapore, Australia, United Kingdom, Germany and Spain. It is committed to building a sustainable business and is constantly looking to raise industry standards through new innovations in order to transform the way its clients invest in financial markets
CMC Markets Singapore offers a wide range of global CFD products, such as Shares, Forex, Commodities, Indices, Treasuries and Forwards CFD. The company is best known for its free comprehensive CFD & FX education programme. In 2011 and 2012, it achieved awards for "Best Education" from specialist research firm Investment Trends.
For further information please visit www.cmcmarkets.com.sg. Follow CMC Markets Singapore on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cmcmarketssingapore and on Twitter @CMCmarketsSG.
Investors vote OANDA as winner of the 'Highest Overall Client Satisfaction' and 'Value for Money' awards in 2012
SINGAPORE, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OANDA, a global provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services, has won two awards in Singapore from Investment Trends, a specialist financial services research agency. OANDA was ranked No. 1 for the third year running for "Highest Overall Client Satisfaction", and was also awarded "Best Value for Money" in forex*. OANDA has won two awards every year the survey has been conducted by Investment Trends. This year's awards are based on a survey conducted by Investment Trends that received responses from 11,762 traders and investors in Singapore.
Leading online foreign exchange broker blends social media and push technology with mobile market access to help traders get the most of their OANDA trading experiences
New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2012
OANDA’s latest update to its popular iPhone trading app integrates price alert functionality and StockTwits social commentary on currency pairs and forex markets. This new release is available for free download from the Apple iTunes store.
“Most of our customers use their mobile devices for trading and they expect the same rich functionality they get from our online trading platform,” said Tony Savor, Chief Technology Office at OANDA. “It’s a big enough challenge to bring this from the desktop to the handset, but we want to add even more value. So we also leverage relationships with premium providers like StockTwits to bring best-of-breed functionality to our mobile platform.”
StockTwits is a leading communications platform for the financial community and the creator of the $(TICKER) tag for identifying and following investing ideas and information across the web. OANDA plans to extend the StockTwits social media functionality to its other mobile apps and trading platforms in the future.
Leading foreign exchange dealer adds platinum and palladium cross pairs to its award-winning online trading platform for Asia Pacific and Europe divisions
SINGAPORE, June 22, 2012 — OANDA, provider of innovative online foreign exchange trading services, has added two more precious metal pairs to its award-winning fxTrade trading platform. Platinum and palladium are crossed with the US dollar in the new pairs XPT/USD and XPD/USD.
Market buzz versus the hard numbers - CMC Markets provides an analysis
SINGAPORE, May 17, 2012 -- Facebook is finally going public on Friday 18 May (as widely expected), and retail investors will at last be able to trade the company's shares. However, we have yet to see if anyone will be able to make money from the landmark IPO, or if it is purely a chance for the private shareholders to cash in.
Having looked back at some of the highest profile IPOs of the last decade, Colin Cieszynski, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets, sees definite opportunities to make money - if traders know the rules and are prepared to trade on both sides of the market.
Commenting on the findings of his analysis, Cieszynski said, "Companies around the world go public all the time, but only a few captures the imagination of the street, the media and the general public. There are usually only so many shares available for sale in an IPO and, if demand outstrips supply, traders are ready and waiting to purchase shares when they debut in the open market. This unfilled demand tends to drive the initial trading spikes, but while this may be great for those lucky enough to get IPO shares, the question remains as to whether there will be any room for anyone else to make money."
To answer the question of whether the Facebook IPO will be a flash in the pan or a real money maker, Colin examined post IPO trading for eight major companies that debuted in the last decade, four from the technology sector and four from other industries (see figure1 below).
- In all cases, the stocks closed below their highs for the day although MasterCard finished the strongest
- Half of the stocks finished their first day down from their opening price
- Following an initial flurry of interest, the stocks tend to fall back for a few days after their IPO as shown in the following chart (see figure 2 below) as initial high levels of interest become unsustainable
- Interest in secondary market trading starts about a month after the IPO, supported by the lifting of research blackouts and the release of the company's first earnings report...
SINGAPORE, May 8, 2012 - CMC Markets is proud to announce that the Singapore 30 has now been launched. Reflecting the Straits Times Index, the new Singapore 30 allows CMC Markets' Singapore clients to trade the market they know best. It is one of three long-awaited Asia-region index CFDs now available on the company's Next Generation platform.
Other exciting index CFD additions that open up trading opportunities around the region are Hong Kong China H-shares, similar to the Hang Seng China Enterprise Index, and the China A50, similar to the FTSE China A50 Index. As clients have been asking for all three of these indices, CMC Markets is delighted to let all traders know that they are finally here, and available on both live and demo Next Generation accounts.
For clients who like the idea of trading on markets further afield, the company has also launched three more global index CFDs, the Belgium 20, India 50 and South Africa 40, bringing a growing total of index CFDs to 26.
SINGAPORE, May 8, 2012 - An independent survey of more than 12,000 CFD & FX traders in Singapore has named CMC Markets as the number one for FX Education. It is the second year in a row that CMC Markets has won a "Best Education" Award. The year before Investment Trends, a specialist research organisation in the financial services sector, identified CMC as having the "Best CFD Education" programme in Singapore. This year's CFD & FX Report found that CMC is a leading provider of CFD and FX traders in Singapore, remaining the second largest CFD supplier in the region.
The award tops off a year of achieving industry accolades, with the most recent accolade being the Shares Magazine award for "Financial Provider of the year". The Shares Magazine Awards provide traders and investors with a voice in which recognises the innovative and high quality service and products from companies in the world of retail investment. CMC Markets was also recently voted Best CFD Broker by Trade2Win, the world's largest trading community with over 247,000 traders registered. In Australia, CMC Markets picked up the Cheapest Online Broker Award from prestigious personal finance publication Money Magazine for the second year in a row.
Asian traders benefit from sharing trading experiences and diversifying risk.
OANDA Asia Pacific, global innovator in online foreign exchange trading and trusted source for currency data, announced that the new social forex trading platform, fxUnity, is now available for Asian traders. The platform is another way that OANDA is making currency trading more accessible, open, and mobile.
OANDA fxUnity represents a new approach to trading currencies. It is designed for aspiring currency traders who want a social, interactive trading experience in either real or practice environments – online or via mobile device. With fxUnity, clients invest in a diversified basket of currency pairs rather than a single currency pair.
"We are thrilled to introduce fxUnity to retail traders in Asia. As the FX market expands in the region, we want to offer a variety of trading experiences that match the diverse needs of different types of traders,” says Marion Lang, Head of Sales and Marketing for OANDA Asia Pacific. “With the globally-trusted FX trading platform OANDA fxTrade and now, with the uniquely designed social trading platform fxUnity, our goal is to help Asian traders succeed in trading, but more importantly, enjoy the experience of trading.”
Forex trading comes with its share of financial risks, so OANDA has designed fxUnity with limited leverage available to traders. The platform provides a user-friendly, interactive dashboard so traders can monitor their funds closely and follow the activities of fellow fxUnity traders to shed light on market sentiment. Following the initial rollout, additional features and functionality will be introduced on an ongoing basis....
OANDA, global provider of the fxTrade foreign exchange trading platform and trusted source for currency data, has won double awards in a recent FX report by Investment Trends, the specialist research publisher, in Singapore. The company was ranked number one in categories for “Best Trading Platform Features” and “Highest Overall Client Satisfaction”. The awards were decided by an independent survey based on input from 8,800 traders and investors based in Singapore.
“With the current economic crisis and high volatility in the currency market, FX offers interesting opportunities for traders in Asia Pacific. We are proud to win the Investment Trends Awards as it demonstrates that traders trust OANDA’s fxTrade platform and appreciate our continuous efforts to serve and educate our clients, guiding them to be better FX traders during these challenging times”, says K.Duker, Managing Director, OANDA Asia Pacific.
Investment Trends provides specialist research in the financial services sector. The annual FX Report in Singapore was conducted in September 2011 to analyse how traders and investors rate the leading FX and CFD providers.
OANDA’s strengths for “Best Trading Platform features” were:
- Efficiency of taking trades
- Consistency of filling trades at prices quoted
- Wide range of currency pairs
OANDA’s confirmation for the “Highest Overall Client Satisfaction“ Award for the second year running was based on:...