FX news: Forex.com embraces Eastern bloc
Gain Capital has added nine new currency pairs and six equity index contracts for difference to its platform Forex.com.
The new pairs include emerging market currencies from Eastern Europe: USD/PLN, EUR/PLN, USD/CZK, EUR/CZK, USD/HUF, EUR/HUF, USD/TRY, EUR/TRY, as well as ever-popular ZAR/JPY for carry. It brings the total number of currency pairs available on Forex.com to 48, still a little behind some of the other larger multi-dealer platforms.
The six new CFDs available are: AUS200, JPN225, HK40, US30, NAS100 and ESTX50 stock markets. They join the four global equity indices added in June.
Glenn Stevens, CEO of Gain Capital, says: “Today’s product expansion marks another milestone in our commitment to providing our clients access to the most widely traded global markets, including forex, stock indices, or commodities. As part of this commitment, we are constantly looking at ways to enhance and expand our product and service offering.”