IronFX Global UK Ltd was today granted with an enhanced Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) licence. The enhanced permission will allow IronFX Global UK to deal as principle and agent in investments as well as to hold client funds. With this new variation of licence, the company will be able to deal in all financial instruments and accept retail, professional and eligible counterparties as clients.
Markos A. Kashiouris, Chairman & CEO of IronFX Global commented: “We are delighted with the decision of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to grant us with the variation of permission and to extend the scope of our current license. With this enhanced licence, we can extend a greater range of services to our valued clientele within the secure and regulated environment offered by IronFX. This new licence also enforces our goal to offer the highest protection to all of our clients by being authorized and regulated by the most reputable financial regulators in the world.”
About IronFX Global
IronFX is an award-winning Global Leader in Online Trading. With 15 platforms trading over 200 instruments in forex, spot metals and CFDs on stocks and futures, IronFX Global serves retail and institutional customers from over 180 countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. With over 60 offices worldwide, and more than 1,500 employees providing support in over 45 different languages, IronFX clients can benefit from round-the-clock coverage delivered by one of the world’s largest and most accomplished global client coverage teams. The IronFX customer-centric model combines bespoke trading functionality through its platforms with the widest suite of products to offer the best pricing, execution and liquidity. Daily market news feed and insightful research give clients access to the best information and data to make informed trading decisions. Evidencing the leadership of IronFX Global in the worldwide online trading arena, IronFX Global has also announced its official partnership agreement with FC Barcelona, one of the most successful professional football clubs in the world.
IronFX Global complies with international regulatory standards, and is authorized and regulated by FCA, ASIC, FSB (South Africa), FSP (New Zealand), CRFIN, UCRFIN and CySEC. The company is a member of the Eurex Exchange and is also an EU-regulated and MiFID-compliant firm.
About the FCA
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is one of the world’s most respected and strict financial regulating authorities. The FCA protects consumer interests by strictly regulating the activities and operations of its licensees. Following the abolition of the Financial Services Authority on 1 April 2013, the FCA has been responsible for financial stability of the UK, together with the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee and the Prudential Regulation Authority.