Forex trading platform eToro launches Forex operations in Australia

From: eToro
Published: Tue Jan 12 2010

eToro, the fastest growing online financial trading platform, has joined forces with International Capital (IC) Markets to launch eToro in Australia and New Zealand. eToro’s new Sydney office and operations have been launched in response to significant growth in Australian trading volumes, and as part of its ongoing international development strategy, including opening local offices in Dubai, Singapore and the US.

The recently re-launched eToro platform caters for the growing retail sector in Foreign Exchange (Forex) and CFD commodities trading. The trading platform, available in a desktop version and a WebTrader version, provides tools for traders of all levels, from novice to expert. The wide array of features include a simplified visual user interface, instructional animations, analytical tools and an online community to cater for the diverse needs of its more than 1.3 million customers worldwide.

IC Markets, headquartered in Sydney, will now offer the innovative eToro trading platform as part of its suite of financial trading platforms. IC Markets is regulated by ASIC (AFSL 335692), the financial services regulator in Australia.

"We are delighted to launch the eToro platform in Australia and New Zealand and partner with IC Markets" said Jonathan Assia, CEO of eToro. "Forex trading is proving to be an increasingly popular investment option resulting in significant year on year increases in retail FX trading volumes in Australia and the region. We are confident that the eToro platform, which features six different trading arenas ranging from highly visual beginner to expert arenas, will appeal to both existing traders and novice ones."

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Notes to Editors

About eToro

With more than 2,000 new accounts created each day and local offices in the USA, Cyprus, Dubai, Singapore & Australia, eToro brings financial trading to life for hundreds of thousands of traders worldwide.

Its "people friendly" Forex and commodities trading platform helps make Forex: simple to start, great to learn and a delight to trade.
eToro’s educational and trading toolbox, together with personal service, delivers Forex trading as it’s meant to be.

eToro’s growing community adds an extra dimension to trading: it connects all traders to help them get more from their trading experience. With a live chat for traders, ongoing trading championships and the traders’ insight tools, interaction and co-operation becomes the heart of the trading experience at eToro.

About International Capital (IC) Markets

International Capital Markets is a leading CFD, Forex, Futures, Options and Share broker in Australia. The company was created with the vision of offering a global product range previously only available to large institutions and high net worth individuals to retail investors online.

International Capital Markets is regulated by ASIC (AFSL 335692), the financial services regulator in Australia and has its head office in Sydney.


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