Founded in 1977, IB has been the first choice destination for institutional investors and sophisticated, active traders around the globe. Being based in the US, the broker is widely recognised due to its low per-share pricing, state-of-the-art trading platform and extensive offer of tradable securities that also includes foreign stocks.
EXANTE is an international investment company established in 2011. It offers global multi-asset financial services, including direct access to 50+ financial markets in the US, European Union and Asia-Pacific.
eToro is a social trading broker established in 2007 in Israel. In recent years, it has actively expanded in the US and European markets. eToro is one of the key players in the global cryptocurrency and CFDs trade. It's regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK and Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) in Australia.
ETrade is one of the oldest and most reputable online brokerages in the United States, with a history going back to 1982. It is regulated by top-tier regulators like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The company had 4.9 million active accounts at the end of 2018 and averaged well over a quarter of a million daily trades. It offers competitive pricing and powerful web and desktop trading platforms.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) operates a stock market and futures market in Hong Kong through its wholly owned subsidiaries The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) and Hong Kong Futures Exchange Limited (HKFE). The Group also operates four clearing houses in Hong Kong. With a total market capitalisation of over HK$42.55 trillion as of the end of August 2020, HKEX is one of the largest exchanges in the world by market capitalisation of listed companies. As of the end of August 2020, there were 2,509 companies listed on HKEX's securities market.
London Capital Group (LCG) is a UK based broker that was founded in 1996. It offers traders the opportunity to trade using favourable trading terms and state-of-the-art technology. It is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). LCG provides access to a broad selection of CFDs and spread betting instruments across several asset classes. Like many forex brokers, LCG does not accept U.S. traders.
STASIS is a crypto enabler platform founded in 2017. The company aggregates solutions from licensed financial intermediates to provide an institutional-grade link between the decentralised finance world and the off-chain market. The STASIS team pioneers commercialisation of stablecoin use cases: acquiring, DeFi lending, remittance and white label corporate settlement. Since its launch, STASIS has functioned as the most transparent and institutional-friendly part of the European blockchain ecosystem through the strategic intersection of licensed financial intermediaries and distributed ledger technology. It's a real trendsetter of the European cryptocurrency framework as the project's team has provided help in crafting the Maltese legal framework a few years ago.
Founded in 2005 by a group of Virginia University roommates, Reddit is an American social media/news aggregation website. Structuring its content around forums dedicated to particular topics, registered users can utilise the site to post text, video and image files on these various 'subreddits,' where members debate and dispute the issues concerning a forum's particular focus. A true behemoth in the world of online discussion, the site currently ranks as the 17th most-visited website in the world with an estimated company valuation of $3 billion.
Founded in 1992, Saxo Bank is a Danish investment bank that provides online trading and investments. The company is regulated by several financial authorities globally, including the Danish Financial Services Agency (FSA) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It classifies itself as "a leading Fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment and delivering 'Banking-as-a-Service' to wholesale clients." The company embraced the technological advancements of the late 90's in launching one of the first online trading platforms in 1998.
Founded in 2011 in Luxembourg and headquartered in the UK, Bitstamp is one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges in operation. It caters to beginners and more experienced traders alike and allows users to exchange bitcoin (BTC), XRP, ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC), and bitcoin cash (BCH) with each other and against fiat currencies (USD, EUR, GBP). It also lets customers deposit and withdraw fiat currencies using their credit and debit cards.