JFD Embarks on Asian Expansion, Hires Former IBFX Exec James Chen

James Chen is joining JFD Brokers as Head of Asian Markets.

JFD Brokers has just announced the addition of James Chen to its team. He is joining the retail multi-asset brokerage after spending some time at IBFX. He will be serving as the company’s Head of Asian Markets, aiming to drive further growth in one of the key regions for brokers these days.

Mr Chen is joining JFD Brokers after working at QO Financial, where he was Head of Operations. During his tenure at the company he was responsible for supervising the operations and activities of the whole company.

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The look eastward for JFD Brokers comes after the company has established a solid reputation for its multi-asset straight through processing (STP) offering via MT4. The firm is providing clients with a wide choice of instruments to trade, the latest addition being Bitcoin denominated in euros and US dollars.

The brokerage will pay specific attention to its development on the Chinese market, which is proving to be one of the most important growth segments for retail brokers in the industry.

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The new Head of Asian Markets will focus on developing a business framework to acquire new clients across the Asia Pacific region via direct relationships and IBs. JFD Brokers also highlights its plans to expand its asset and wealth management services for HNWI (High Net Worth Individuals).

Mr Chen has experience across a multitude of business aspects of retail trading and has a high level knowledge of sales, customer service, trading and information technology.

Commenting on his appointment, the new Head of Asian Trading of JFD said:

“I am pleased to join one of the fastest growing investment firms globally and to roll out this unparalleled transparent business model in Asia. I invite all introducing brokers, asset managers and private investors from Asia Pacific to join JFD,” he added.

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