ADVANCED MARKETS LAUNCHES CONTRACTS FOR DIFFERENCE

Advanced Markets announces the availability of CFD trading 

CHARLOTTE, NC—May 11, 2015—Advanced Markets Ltd., an ASIC licensed leading Prime of Prime (PoP) brokerage and top-tier liquidity provider to institutional brokerage firms, announced today the addition of 10 CFD products to their product suite. The offering is geared towards wholesale institutional clients that are looking to expand their own product lines and diversify revenue streams by adding cash-based leveraged CFD products on major global indices to their portfolios.

CFD trading offers all the benefits of directly trading the indices of foreign equity markets as well as features available specifically to this type of margin trading. These additional benefits include no shorting restrictions, expanded markets hours, no expiration and lower transaction costs. CFD contracts are traded on a margin basis and are highly correlated to the performance of the underlying financial instrument. CFD instruments have become increasingly popular with investors over the past decade, providing a simpler way to trade these leveraged products in rising and falling markets.
This comes as an addition to the already comprehensive Advanced Markets offering of Forex, Spot Metals, Commodities and Energy trading instruments. CFDs will be delivered to clients via multiple liquidity channels, including FIX API, the MetaTrader 4 platform, Fortex 5 multi-asset platform, Forex 6 web based platform and more.

Clients will be able to take advantage of a real-time 360 degree view of their prime brokerage account using the online backoffice interface and Fortex 5 application powered by Fortex, Inc., a leading Silicon Valley multi-asset technology provider that delivers sub-millisecond execution and fully automated risk management tools amongst the breadth of features.

“Advanced Markets recognizes the importance of having a complete multi-asset offering in today’s complex marketplace”, said Natallia Hunik, Global Head of Sales at Advanced Markets. “With the addition of CFDs, our comprehensive low-cost solution will further empower FX brokerage houses and asset managers to gain greater competitive advantages by streamlining their providers while diversifying their offerings.”

CFDs on major US, European and Asian indices can be accessed and traded by Advanced Markets’ clients through a single interface along with its other asset classes starting May 3rd.

A full list of the CFDs offered can be found here.