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16-01-2014 On Thursday 15 January 2015 the Swiss National Bank (SNB) unexpectedly removed the EURCHF exchange rate floor (1.20). This led to a sudden movement in the market with extreme volatility and erratic liquidity with some companies printing a low of below 0.8000. There have been significant and long-term repercussions within the foreign exchange industry for some brokers; FXCM (NYSE:FXCM) announced a deficit of $225 million IG (LON:IGG) have announced a £…

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MetaQuotes the MetaTrader 4 software developers have update the award winning platform and Abshire-Smith are pleased to release build 670 to our clients. What are the changes to the platform? Virtual hosting clouds, instead of VPS Source: MetaQuotes, MetaTrader 4 build 670 Inbuilt market depth for the current trading symbol, to provide simple order management, to place limits and stops. Source: MetaQuotes 670 build press release Download the…

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May 2014 Abshire-Smith;the FCA regulated broker, located in the City of London, England announced that it has recently entered into a new partnership with Optimal Payments; the world’s largest independent money transfer businesses and the developer of Neteller online payment service. The new partnership will provide Abshire-Smith Clients with a fast, simple and secure wayto fund their trading accounts through NETELLER. Starting a new account with Neteller is easy and free a…

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Abshire-Smith is excited to announce that we have released the VertexFX platform update 10.2 for our clients to trade spot FX and CFDs. Abshire-Smith is an announced liquidity provider for the leading trading platform, sourcing a mixture of bank and non-bank liquidity to meet the needs of both retail and institutional clients. The update includes: § Ability to load custom styles for the system, from now any client can load any custom ULF by importing the ".vfxstyles&quo…

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October 2013 Abshire-Smith the FCA regulated broker, located in the City of London, England announced today that they have integrated Moneybookers Skrill funding for its international client base. As a broker providing access to the global financial markets via 3 leading trading platforms, Abshire-Smith is committed to increasing the access for its retail client base to fund their trading accounts. Skrill offers a secure, compliant solution within controlled framework for the ben…

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Facebook Inc - setting foundations to flourish The questions were always could they monetise the vast traffic and global dominance...and it seems they can. However we still need to put the performance into perspective. Since Facebook’s IPO in May 2012, it has fallen 10% whilst the Nasdaq and Google have risen 29.7% and 47.9% respectively. Facebook today closed at $34.61, up $7.85 or 29.61%.…

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Abshire-Smith is delighted to announce the release of the official MetaQuotes MetaTrader 4 mobile application. The mobile application is compatible with the Apple®, iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® and Android, for traders to access their accounts and follow the market’s on the move. -Flexible to work from any location via a 3G, 4G or WIFI connections -Execute trades -Enter new and adjust limit orders -Charts with 30 te…

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Please be aware that we have had numerous enquiries from clients enquiring about connectivity issues with the trading platforms. These issues with connectivity are associated with a fibre optic cable being cut under Arabian Sea near Karachi. The disruption with trading is isolated to this region and has been attributed to the loss of connection. Here are some regional articles covering the news story: The International News The Express Tribune We apologise for a…

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Abshire-Smith is pleased to announce a white label promotion from the developers of the award winning VertexFX 10. From the 20th Match - 19th April regulated brokers (FSA UK, CySEC etc) can white label VertexFX 10 with zero setup fee. This is an exceptional offer, with minimal lead time from application to packaging, providing your clients with an extra trading platform. Abshire-Smith is an announced liquidity provider for the trading platform, and provides aggregated liquidity…

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Abshire-Smith is pleased to announce the release of the VertexFX 10 trading suite for its clients. Hybrid Solutions, the developers of VertexFX, have invested considerable time and resources into the launch of VertexFX 10. The trading platform has significantly enhanced features and design. VertexFX 10 provides the complete trading suite, of both web and desktop based access for retail and institutional clients. Adam Neal CEO and founder of Abshire-Smith said that: “T…

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Abshire-Smith is proud to celebrate our first year anniversary as an FSA regulated company. In a challenging economic environment to have had a successful year of development and sustained growth reflects on the employees and the company values. The commitment to providing leading trading technology in a safe, secure and regulated environment is part of the reasons for the growth of our institutional business. The CEO Adam David Neal said: This year has had some important mi…

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Abshire-Smith would like to state for any clients who are concerned, that we do not have any financial exposure or funds with WorldSpreads Limited the Irish spreadbetting firm who have called in administrators and have a shortfall in client funds. We understand the distress that has been felt by their clients and affiliates who have had their funds frozen, the shareholders who have been misled and lost the value of their holdings. We feel for all the employees at WorldSpreads who lost…

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Hybrid-Solutions, the developer of the award winning VertexFX trading suite, have announced Abshire-Smith as a liquidity provider for their propriety trading software. The strategic alliance between Abshire-Smith and Hybrid-Solutions ensure that their clients benefit from the powerful proprietary trading technology along with Abshire-Smith’s leading liquidity and well regulated trading environment. Adam Neal CEO was quoted as saying: Abshire-Smith are committed to inve…

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