FXCM Recognized With Best Retail Platform by FX-Week

[B]FXCM Recognized With[/B][B][/B]

[B]Best Retail Platform by [I]FX-Week[/I][/B][B][/B]

New York, July 16, 2009—FXCM Holdings LLC (http://www.fxcm.com) has been awarded Best Retail Platform by [I]FX-Week[/I] at the 2009 e-FX awards.

The award, announced on July 7, 2009, at the [I]FX-Week[/I] U.S. conference, recognizes industry excellence in electronic foreign exchange trading from banks and vendors.

FXCM triumphed over other industry leading firms, including Saxo Bank and Gain Capital.

“This award confirms FXCM’s leadership in the forex market. The No Dealing Desk* (agency execution) business model embraced by FXCM in 2006 is clearly the direction forward for the retail industry. Clients want transparent and fair execution and FXCM offers it,” says Marc Prosser, the firm’s chief marketing officer.

FXCM developed its proprietary trading platforms: FX Trading station II (pc based) and FXCM Active Trader (web based) to meet the rigorous conditions of today’s volatile markets. The current platforms were developed by an in-house team of over 50 programmers. FXCM’s platforms are extremely stable, scalable and robust. There are over 150,000 live accounts trading on FXCM platforms, with an average of over 8 million trades per month

FXCM currently has successful white-label relationships all over the world working with banks, brokerages and large financial institutions. White label partners are able to deploy individually customized platforms based on FXCM’s awarding forex trading platform.

[B]FXCM Holdings LLC Facts[/B]
[I]As of May 2009[/I]

[li]FXCM Holdings LLC has over $100 million in capital [/li][li]More than 150,000 live accounts are traded on FXCM trading platforms [/li][li]An average of over $365 billion in notional volume is traded each month on FXCM trading platforms [/li][li]In excess of $600 million in customer funds trading on platforms offered by FXCM [/li][/ul] Trading FX, CFDs and Spread Betting on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors.

*Please note, FXCM Micro, in its discretion, may or may not offset individual transactions unlike transactions in most FXCM standard accounts. For additional information click here Portal - FXCM.com