Leading Australian Forex Trading Broker IC Markets Ends a Record 2011 Year
PR Log - Jan 29, 2012 - International Capital Markets Pty Ltd (IC Markets) a market leading Australian forex broker today announced its 2011 results culminating an exciting year for the company. Over the 2011 year forex trading volumes increased by 83%, with the number of clients increasing by a record 93% representing two straight years of double digit growth. IC Markets continues to expand throughout the Asia Pacific region with trading volumes in Australia and New Zealand accounting for 52.8% of total volume up from 38.7% in 2010, trading volumes from Asia contributed 31.2% up from 12.4% in 2010.
Milestones achieved by IC Markets during the year include the addition of several new exotic currency pairs in addition to commodities. IC Markets also launched of a new version of the world’s leading forex trading platform Metatrader 4 which adds a number of new features to the conventional Metatrader 4 platform including one-click trading, a risk and position size calculator, and chart based trading. A demonstration of IC Markets new Metatrader 4 platform can be downloaded from the following link: metatrader demo.
In meeting customer demands the company launched a mobile trading version of Metatrader 4 making it possible for clients to trade forex on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, and Windows based mobile phones. All IC Markets mobile applications are available to clients free of charge. The mobile applications allow clients to keep better track of their forex trading account and positions, this new addition was received well by clients.
As part of the company’s broader 2012 strategy to deliver market leading automated forex trading solutions and education to its clients IC Markets also acquired a Virtual Private Server (VPS) provider in Australia.
Managing Director of IC Markets said: “We are committed to understanding our clients’ needs and providing them with solutions and over the past year we are pleased to say that we have succeeded in doing so, an increase in client numbers and trading volumes is testament to this.”
“Our innovations in 2011 and record growth have firmly positioned IC Markets as a market leading forex broker globally and quite possibly the largest Australian based forex broker. In 2012 we are committed to continuing our innovations offering our clients unrivalled trading solutions not available elsewhere combined with the outstanding customer service we are well known for. We will continue to enhance our offering in order to achieve our goal of becoming the region’s preferred forex broker."
For further information, visit http://www.icmarkets.com.au or contact IC Markets at info(at)icmarkets(dot)com(dot)au or telephone: +612 8014 4280. - - -
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About International Capital Markets Pty Ltd (IC Markets).
Headquartered in Sydney International Capital Markets Pty Ltd is a provider of online forex and CFD trading services, offering individual traders, money managers and institutional customer’s proprietary technology, tools and education to trade online. IC Markets has distinguished itself among industry leaders with its unique ECN forex technology, proprietary tools and services, and remarkable focus on customer service. With turnover well exceeding tens of billions each month the company is one of the leading brokers in Australia. IC Markets is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in Australia.
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