FOREX.com Launches in Canada
- Forex & CFD trading service for retail traders delivers advanced tools and research along with competitive spreads and high quality trade executions
TORONTOÂ and NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Â FOREX.com, the online retail trading division ofÂ GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.Â (NYSE: GCAP), today announced the launch of a new service in Canada.Â Â FOREX.com Canada (www.forex.com/ca) allows Canadian residents to trade over 70 products, including 50 currencies and a variety of commodity markets, including energy, precious metals, and agricultural commodities. Clients also have access to 10 of the most widely traded equity indices including FTSE (UK), DOW and S&P500 (US), Nikkei (Japan), and Hang Seng (Hong Kong). Â Â
"We are pleased to bring our award-winning FOREX.com service to Canada," said Glenn Stevens, CEO GAIN Capital.Â "Over the past several years, we've seen growing interest from traders in Canada in global markets such as currencies and commodities.Â As a result, we sought and received regulatory approval in Canada. We believe that traders will be very receptive to our premium service, which includes the advanced tools and research you expect from an industry leader, along with the competitive spreads and high quality trade executions for which FOREX.com is known."
Other highlights of FOREX.com's service include:
In Canada, FOREX.com is regulated by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, or IIROC, and is a member of Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).Â FOREX.com is the trading name of GAIN Capital â�“ FOREX.com Canada Ltd., one of only a few registered Investment Dealers approvedÂ to offer Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and OTC forex to retail clients in the Canadian market.Â
Traders should visitÂ www.forex.com/ca for more information, or to register for a free 30-day demo account.
About GAIN Capital
A pioneer in online forex trading, GAIN Capital operates FOREX.comÂ®, one of the largest and best-known brands in the retail forex industry. GAIN's other businesses include GAIN GTX, a fully independent FX ECN for hedge funds and institutions, and GAIN Securities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) a licensed U.S. broker-dealer.
GAIN Capital and its affiliates have offices inÂ New York City;Â Bedminster, New Jersey;Â London;Â Sydney;Â Beijing;Â Hong Kong; Tokyo;Â Singapore; andÂ Seoul.
For company information, visitÂ www.gaincapital.com.
Company Codes: NYSE:GCAP