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GAIN Capital Holdings Announces Pricing of Its Initial Public OfferingDecember 15, 2010NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online foreign exchange (forex or FX) trading and related services, including contracts-for-difference (CFDs) trading, announced today its initial public offering of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $9.00 per share. The shares will begin trading today, December 15, 2010, on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GCAP." GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. is...
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GAIN Capital's FOREX.com Expands Product Offering With New Currency Pairs and Equity Index CFDsDecember 13, 2010NEW YORK, LONDON and SYDNEY, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital, a global provider of online trading services, today announced the addition of nine new currency pairs and six equity index CFDs to its FOREX.com product offering. The new available currency pairs include Eastern European pairs including the Polish Zloty (USD/PLN, EUR/PLN), Czech Republic Koruna, (USD/CZK, EUR/CZK), Hungarian Forint (USD/HUF, EUR/HUF) and Turkish Lira (USD/TRY, EUR/TRY.) In addition, the South African Rand...
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GAIN Capital's FOREX.com Enhances iPhone ApplicationNovember 22, 2010NEW YORK, LONDON, and SYDNEY, November 22, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services specialising in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs), today announced the launch of an enhanced version of its iPhone trading application. The new version of the app is now available to FOREX.com clients worldwide in three languages: English, Japanese, and Russian. The free application offers full trading capabilities, along with up to the minu...
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GAIN Capital Appoints Christopher Calhoun and Crevan O'Grady to Board of DirectorsNovember 09, 2010NEW YORK, November 9, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online trading services specializing in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs), announced today that Crevan O'Grady and Christopher Calhoun have been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. O'Grady, a partner for private equity firm 3i, replaces Ken Hanau, a managing partner at 3i. Mr. Calhoun, who has served as GAIN Capital's senior advisor since April 2009, replaces Roger Tarika, who ha...
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GAIN Capital Ranked Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500October 20, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, October 20, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services specializing in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs), today announced that it ranked number 305 on the Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the perio...
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GAIN Capital to Acquire the Retail Forex Business of Capital Market Services, LLCOctober 18, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, October 18, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services specializing in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs), has reached an agreement to acquire the retail forex business of Capital Market Services LLC ("CMS Forex"), pending regulatory approvals and other closing conditions. GAIN Capital, through its regulated subsidiaries, agreed to purchase the retail customer accounts currently held at CMS Forex's reg...
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Metals Poised for Further Gain in Fourth Quarter Despite a Sluggish Global Recovery, According to FOREX.com AnalystsSeptember 21, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, September 21, 2010 After a brief pause in the third quarter, precious metals gathered momentum as major currencies struggled and commodity currencies took the lead in a sluggish economy, according to an outlook presented by FOREX.com, a division of GAIN Capital, during its 4Q 2010 Markets Outlook webcast. "If our view plays out that the major economies will see new bouts of weakness, we would expect overall risk sentiment to remain cautious, and this should restrain stock...
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GAIN Capital Acquires MG Financial's Retail Forex BusinessSeptember 13, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, September 13, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services specializing in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs), has reached an agreement to acquire certain assets of MG Financial LLC's U.S. operations. Under the agreement, MG Financial will transfer approximately 4,000 customers to FOREX.com, the retail division of GAIN Capital. MG Financial has been offering online trading services since 1997. The announce...
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GAIN Capital's FOREX.com Expands Offering In Australia To Include Equity Index CFDsAugust 03, 2010Australia, August 3, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services, today announces the addition of equity index CFDs to its FOREX.com offering in Australia and the launch of a new Australian website for its clients, featuring enhanced web and mobile trading capabilities. FOREX.com's equity index CFDs give clients access to trade popular global equity markets, representing major indices in the UK (UK100), Germany (GER30), France (FRA40) and the US (SPX500)....
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GAIN Capital's FOREX.com Launches iPhone ApplicationJuly 12, 2010NEW YORK, July 12, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services specializing in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs), has launched a new iPhone application offering full forex and precious metal trading capabilities along with up to the minute news, charts, research and account information. The FOREXTrader for iPhone application complements FOREX.com's newly launched mobile website, which is enhanced for the latest generation ...
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GAIN Capital's FOREX.com Expands Offering To Include Equity Index CFDS; Launches New Website With Enhanced Web And Mobile Trading CapabilitiesJune 23, 2010ONDON, June 23, 2010 GAIN Capital, a global provider of online trading services, today announces the addition of equity Index CFDs to its FOREX.com offering and the launch of a new website for its international clients, featuring enhanced web and mobile trading capabilities. FOREX.com's equity Index CFDs give clients access to trade popular global equity markets, representing major indices in the UK (UK100), Germany (GER30), France (FRA40) and the US (SPX500). "We are excited to announ...
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FOREX.com Analysts Expect Rocky Road for Currency Traders Heading into Third Quarter 2010June 15, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, June 15, 2010 The U.S. economy will remain weak as unemployment weighs heavily on the economic recovery, according to data presented by FOREX.com, a division of GAIN Capital, during its 3Q 2010 Markets Outlook webcast. The FOREX.com analysts also predict that euro weakness will persist throughout the third quarter and into 2011, with the Eurozone's fiscal cutbacks undermining European growth and potentially derailing the global recovery. "With U.S. fiscal stimulus ...
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GAIN Capital's FOREX.com Introduces Lower PricingJune 14, 2010NEW YORK; LONDON and SYDNEY, June 14, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services, today announced a new pricing structure for its FOREX.com brand, reducing spreads by up to 50 percent on previous minimum spreads. FOREX.com's global customers will now be able to trade on spreads as low as 0.9 pips on some of the most popular currency pairs, including EUR/USD, GBP/USD, and USD/JPY. The company's new pricing has been designed to offer maximum transparency t...
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Standard Bank Partners With GAIN Capital To Launch Its Standard FX Trader Retail Forex Trading ServiceJune 10, 2010NEW YORK and JOHANNESBURG, June 10, 2010 Standard Bank Group Limited ("SBSA"), the largest South African banking group ranked by assets and earnings, and GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of online trading services, have partnered to launch a collateralized foreign exchange trading service, Standard FX Trader. Based on GAIN's award-winning retail trading technology, Standard FX Trader marks the first time a broad based retail forex offering will be made available by a Sout...
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GAIN Capital CEO, Glenn Stevens, Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 Award Finalist in New JerseyJune 01, 2010BEDMINSTER, N.J. and NEW YORK, June 1, 2010 Ernst & Young LLP has named Glenn Stevens, CEO of GAIN Capital, as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in New Jersey. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Stevens was selected as a finalist from more than 40 ...
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GAIN Capital Launches FOREX.com in AustraliaApril 28, 2010NEW YORK; LONDON; SYDNEY - April 28, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services specialising in foreign exchange (forex or FX) and contracts for difference (CFDs), today announced the launch of a new service in Australia under its FOREX.com brand. The new Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) regulated offering makes FOREX.com's award winning trading platform and services available to clients in Australia, New Zealand and the wider Asia...
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GAIN Capital Launches New FOREX.com Arabic ServiceApril 21, 2010NEW YORK & LONDON & ABU DHABI - April 21, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services, today announced that it has launched a new Arabic service under its FOREX.com UK division. The new service will offer FOREX.com's award-winning trading platform and services to clients across the Middle East region. The FOREX.com offering supports margin-based trading in FX and Contracts for Difference (CFDs), and is regulated by the FSA through FOREX.com UK. Inv...
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Korea Investment & Securities Selects GAIN Capital To Provide Margin FX Execution & Clearing ServicesMarch 29, 2010NEW YORK and SEOUL, March 29, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services, today announced it has been selected as a primary clearing partner for Korea Investment & Securities Co., Ltd, (KIS) one of Korea's leading securities companies and a subsidiary of Korea Investment Holdings, Korea's largest non-bank financial holding company. GAIN is now providing KIS with real-time pricing, execution, settlement and custody services in support of its recently laun...
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FOREX.com Analysts Predict Choppy Seas Ahead for Traders in Second Quarter 2010March 16, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, March 16, 2010 In its quarterly currency and commodity markets forecast, FOREX.com, a division of GAIN Capital Group, LLC, believes the U.S. economy will continue to improve and outpace the eurozone, U.K. and Japanese recoveries. The FOREX.com analysts also see China's efforts to restrain its economy as a major risk to the global recovery. FOREX.com Chief Currency Strategist Brian Dolan believes that the global recovery will mostly support investor risk appetite, but that...
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GAIN Capital Unveils Revamped FOREX.com Offering Next Gen Web & Mobile TradingFebruary 16, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, February 16, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a global provider of online trading services, has launched a completely revamped FOREX.com (www.forex.com), featuring comprehensive web and mobile trading capabilities and extensive education resources for retail traders. The new FOREX.com complements the company's award-winning FOREXTrader PRO platform for active traders. Trader education is emphasized on FOREX.com. New resources include a full library of "video tutorials,"...
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GAIN Capital Continues Asian Expansion with New Office in Hong KongFebruary 02, 2010NEW YORK, LONDON, and HONG KONG, February 2, 2010 GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online trading services, announced today the opening of its newest office in Hong Kong, further extending its presence in the Asia-Pacific region alongside offices in Tokyo and Seoul. The company received regulatory approval from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in 2009. "Hong Kong is a key global financial center in Asia with a robust regulatory framework," said Glenn Steve...
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CFTC Proposed Leverage Changes Could Severely Impact How You TradeJanuary 21, 2010 The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on January 13, 2010 that it is seeking public comment on proposed regulations concerning retail forex trading. As part of the proposed regulations, "leverage in retail forex customer accounts would be subject to a 10-to-1 limitation," which means 10:1 leverage would be the maximum amount allowed for forex traders in the U.S. HOW WOULD THE PROPOSED CHANGE AFFECT YOU?   Max leverage under current regulations M...
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GAIN GTX Launches for Professional TradersJanuary 19, 2010NEW YORK and LONDON, January 19, 2010 GAIN Capital, a global provider of online trading services, has launched GAIN GTX, an independent foreign exchange (FX) ECN that provides qualifying financial institutions, hedge funds, CTAs, high frequency traders, broker/dealers and high net worth individuals access to diverse and deep FX liquidity sources. GAIN's GTX trading platform is a fully anonymous trading environment that offers direct access and trade execution capabilities via streaming prices...
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