FXCM Launches HTML5 Platform for European Clients

The retail broker has also added a number of new features to its trading platform

FXCM, a retail trading broker, announced today that European clients now have access to the company’s HTML5 trading platform, Trading Station Web 2.0. The broker also confirmed that it has added new features to the trading platform which has been available to clients in other jurisdictions since December of last year.

At the time of its release, FXCM highlighted a number of new features that would be available to its retail client base. These included a variety of technical indicators and the ability to store data on to the FXCM Cloud.

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Today the firm noted that it has added a number of new features to the platform. It is now available in various different European languages, and a selection of educational videos are free for users to watch.

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Tracking your fellow traders

More interestingly, there is now a Speculative Sentiment Indicator (SSI) widget attached to Trading Station Web 2.0. This widget tracks retail trading behavior and charts it for the users, enabling them to see new trading opportunities.

For many FXCM fans, this feature may seem like old news. The company launched sentiment indicator tools for clients a year ago, including regular twitter updates that track traders’ behavior. There is still a level of novelty to today’s announcement, however, as this is the first time the tool has been integrated into one of the firm’s trading platforms.

Commenting on today’s updates, FXCM Group CEO Brendan Callan said: “Centralizing these resources inside the platform will allow traders to access everything at their fingertips when placing trades. Everything about the new Trading Station Web platform was created with the customer in mind.”

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