SOURCE: Forex Capital Markets, LLC -- FXCM

Forex Capital Markets, LLC -- FXCM

February 25, 2009 18:01 ET

FXCM Opens FXCM Australia Ltd., Offers No Dealing Desk Execution - www.FXCM.com.au

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 25, 2009) - FXCM Holdings LLC today announced the opening of its newest office in Sydney, Australia.

As FXCM Australia Ltd. (http://www.fxcm.com.au), the new office will provide clients in the Oceanic regions access to the regulatory protection of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) (AFSL# 309763 ARBN # 121 934 432) and the convenience of local sales and customer support.

FXCM Australia will strive to be Australia's premier forex provider. With access to some of the world's largest banks, and as a "No Dealing Desk" or agency execution forex firm, we offer Australian clients no re-quotes from dealers, and tight spreads from one-point.

FXCM believes that Australia will act as headquarters for the company's expansion into the South Pacific region. As it expands its local reach and global footprint into the Pacific, the company will be moving key personnel from FXCM's New York headquarters to Sydney to build business and hire staff locally to provide clients with quick deposit, withdrawal, and support services.

FXCM Australia Ltd. currently provides a full forex package of currency trading products, services, and education, and is developing a CFD product for launch in 2009.

Open an Account with FXCM Australia: http://www.forextrading.com.au/open-an-account-international.jsp?CMP=pr

FXCM aims to provide the best forex trading technology, resources, and customer service

--  No Re-quotes from dealers
--  Easy to use platform: fully customizable look and feel with integrated
    charts
--  Transparency of spreads and rollover
--  FXCM Australia provides dedicated client service representatives
--  Locally regulated by ASIC, as well as regulated in the US, the UK,
    Canada, and Hong Kong
    

Real-time signals and alerts to help you trade

--  Get buy/sell trading signals and alerts in real time
--  Profit/loss of each signal tracked live
--  Signals based off six different strategies covering all market
    conditions
    

Currency specialists are available 24 hours a day, at 1800 109 751, or email fxcmaustralia@fxcm.com.

FXCM Facts

--  Forex Capital Markets LLC is one of the Largest Forex Dealer Members
--  More than 125,000 live accounts are traded on FXCM trading platforms
--  As of January 2009, an average of $500 billion in notional volume is
    traded each month on FXCM trading platforms
--  As of January 2009,  in excess of $600 million in customer funds
    trading on platforms offered by FXCM
    

Leveraged foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose.

Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade the foreign exchange products offered by FXCM Australia Ltd. you should carefully consider your objectives, financial situation, and level of experience. FXCM provides general advice that does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. The content above must not be construed as personal advice. By trading, you could sustain a total loss of your deposited funds and therefore, you should not speculate with capital that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with trading in foreign exchange products and you should read and consider the Financial Services Guide, Product Disclosure Statement, and Terms of Business issued by FXCM Australia Ltd. before making any decision about whether to trade the foreign exchange products offered by FXCM Australia Ltd. Foreign exchange products are only suitable for those customers who fully understand the market risk. For any questions or to obtain a copy of any documents contact FXCM Australia Ltd. at FXCMAustralia@fxcm.com. FXCM recommends you seek advice from an independent advisor if you have any doubts. FXCM Australia Limited ARBN: 121934432. Australian Financial Service License No. 309763.

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