NEW YORK, LONDON, and SYDNEY, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FOREX.com, the retail division of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP), has launched FOREXTrader for iPad, providing customers with the ability to trade and manage their accounts and access real time charts, news and commentary on Apple's top selling tablet device.
"Over the past twelve months, we have seen a nearly 600 percent increase in mobile trading volume. It's clear that active traders crave mobility and the new iPad app is an important addition to our already extensive mobile offering," commented Samantha Roady, EVP, GAIN Capital.
FOREXTrader for iPad takes full advantage of iPad's large display and touch screen capabilities to deliver a dynamic trading experience. Available free via the App Store, FOREXTrader for iPad v1.0 features:
- Trading in more than 70 markets, including forex, equity indices and commodities*;
- Real-time charts with full screen view, multiple chart types and time frames;
- A full range of single and advanced order types, including market, stop, limit and contingent orders (OCO, If/Then and more);
- Real-time news and market commentary through Dow Jones Newswires and FOREX.com's own commentary and analysis.
"We are already at work on enhancing the iPad app to make it an even more powerful tool to access real-time market information, perform technical analysis, and trade. We expect to release the next version of FOREXTrader for iPad before the end of the year," concluded Ms. Roady.
FOREXTrader for iPad is available for download through the Apple's iTunes App Store globally at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/forextrader-for-ipad/id466025600?mt=8.
*Equity index and commodity Contracts for Difference (CFDs) are not available to US residents. Forex and other leveraged trading involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.
About GAIN Capital
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) is a global provider of online trading services. GAIN's innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes, including foreign exchange (forex or FX), contracts for difference (CFDs) and exchange-based products, to a diverse client base of retail and institutional investors.
A pioneer in online forex trading, GAIN Capital operates FOREX.com®, one of the largest and best-known brands in the retail forex industry. GAIN's other businesses include GAIN GTX, a fully independent FX ECN for hedge funds and institutions, and GAIN Securities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) a licensed U.S. broker-dealer.
GAIN Capital and its affiliates have offices in New York City; Bedminster, New Jersey; London; Sydney; Hong Kong; Tokyo; Singapore; and Seoul.
For company information, visit www.gaincapital.com.
SOURCE GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.