Why scalability is important

When launching a broker, it is relatively easy to plan for what you need to get started. What is often missed is to ensure the solution you choose to start your business with is equally ready to take you to the next level when your business succeeds.   We meet many brokers that, after a…

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White labeling opportunities

During our recent exhibition at iFX EXPO international in Cyprus in May 2019, we had a good time chatting with enthusiastic entrepreneurs looking to become a broker. We would like to share some of our thoughts on the opportunities on the white label. The Foreign Exchange market (FX) has come a long way in the…

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5 reasons traders should use MetaTrader 5

What is MetaTrader?   Metatrader 5 (MT5) is MetaQuotes electronic platform that targets primarily retail traders and smaller institutional clients. Launched in 2010, it is the predecessor of MetaTrader 4 (MT4), the market leading trading platform. MetaTrader allows investors to send order requests to liquidity providers or banks to speculate on various asset classes. MetaTrader 5…

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Expanding regulatory reporting tools to fulfill MiFID II requirements

Fair Trading Technology recently upgraded BrokerTools with regulatory reporting tools to be compliant with MiFID II and EMIR requirements issued by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) by adding a range of mandatory informational messages to clients and adding new regulatory reports.  As an example, clients can now from Trader’s Room download financial & investor statements,…

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