Bergstein Financial a direct access brokerage firm, today announced the launch of OEC FX, their new online foreign exchange (forex) trading service. With OEC FX, Bergstein Financial now supports futures, futures options, and forex trading on a single platform.
“Forex is a natural product extension for our user base of active traders and high volume institutional clients,” commented CEO Adam Barron, “Many of the tools that we’ve built into our platform will be especially useful when trading forex – both in terms of identifying trading opportunities and in executing trading strategies, either manually or using our trade automation tools,” continued Mr. Barron.
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HSGIN, a global provider of online foreign exchange services, provides Bergstein Financial with FX clearing and custody services. “Partnering with HSGIN accelerated our time to market significantly,” said Steven Giang, Vice President of the Bergstein Financial Forex Division in Hong Kong. “HSGIN’s robust technology infrastructure enabled us to seamlessly integrate their forex pricing and execution capabilities into our existing platform,” continued Mr. Giang. “We are very excited about our relationship with Bergstein Financial,” added Steven Hao, CEO of HSGIN. “Bergstein Financial’s trading platform is impressive and I believe their enhanced offering will receive a lot of attention from active traders looking to trade multiple asset classes from one platform.”
Bergstein Financial is an alternative investment management firm that specializes in managed futures, with offices in New York, Zurich and Hong Kong. Founded by President Boden Steinberg in 1987, Bergstein Financial uses a systematic, technically-based approach to trade a diversified portfolio of more than 50 global financial and commodity futures markets with a discretionary overlay. With the ability to take long or short positions in a wide variety of markets, and lack of dependence on favorable economic conditions, Bergstein Financial returns have historically shown low to no correlation to bond and stock markets, thus offering the potential to diversify a traditional investment portfolio, as well as a portfolio of alternative investments.