As the week reaches its halfway point, Finance Magnates aggregates the latest broker news and updates from across the forex industry.
FXPRIMUS Extends MT4 To Mac Users
FXPRIMUS has unveiled a new MT4 offering for Mac exclusive to clients utilizing Apple desktops and mobile iOS software. As a result of the new offering, Mac-using clients will be afforded all advantages of existing Windows users who trade with the MT4 platform.
Users can download the software on the FXPRIMUS website which is fully compatible with other Mac apps on any iPad or iPhone device.
FXPRIMUS has also undergone a series of changes to the withdrawal process, following an accord with eMerchant pay. The new payment mechanism is designed to strengthen security through the 3D Secure utility.
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XTB Alters Spreads With USDCLP
Meanwhile, multi-asset broker XTB has announced a series of changes to market participants trading the Chilean Peso (CLP). Due to low liquidity associated with the USD/CLP, spreads on the currency pair will be widened to 200.
The change is effective today and became active at the opening of market trading Wednesday – the change in spread to 200 is slated to remain in effect until further notice given the volatility with the CLP.
FxPro Undergoes iOS Update to cTrader
Finally, foreign exchange (FX) and contracts-for-difference (CFD) broker, FxPro, has updated its cTrader for iOS users. The new iteration will address improvements in recovery when running in the background to other applications, which is aimed to help streamline performance when monitoring multiple positions simultaneously – furthermore, cTrader has added support for fractional lot sizes and volumes, as well as support for iOS 9.