FXCM launches commission-free share CFD trading

LONDON and SYDNEY, Australia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FXCM Group, LLC (‘FXCM Group’ or ‘FXCM’), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, cryptocurrencies and related services, has launched commission-free single-stock CFD trading (share CFDs), enabling retail clients to trade CFDs on individual company shares like Tesla, Apple, Facebook, and others.  FXCM will be gradually rolling out the new single stock CFDs to its entire client base over the coming weeks.

The expansion into share CFDs will initially focus on stocks listed in the United States. The company aims to expand the number of individual stocks tradeable via CFDs to more than 100, covering at least five countries, all before the end of the year.

FXCM will provide share CFD trading on MetaTrader 4, the Trading Station platform, and on mobile devices – resulting in seamless connectivity for existing customers and reducing the need to switch between providers.

The product will initially be launched to South African and Australian customers with European customers following closely behind.

“Share CFDs have been one of the most highly requested products from our customers and we are excited to formally announce our launch,” Brendan Callan, CEO of FXCM commented. “Over the next few months, we will concentrate on expanding the number of tradeable instruments so that no matter what is moving in the markets, clients are able to make the most of their FXCM account.”

About FXCM:

FXCM is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, and related services. Founded in 1999, the company's mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, hiring excellent trading educators, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on FX trading and provides trading tools, proprietary data and premium resources. FXCM Pro provides retail brokers, small hedge funds and emerging market banks access to wholesale execution and liquidity, while providing high and medium frequency funds access to prime brokerage services via FXCM Prime. FXCM is a Leucadia Company.

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