LONDON, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
The London Academy of Trading (LAT) has launched a Financial Trading Programme in association with online spread betting and CFD broker Forex Capital Markets Limited ("FXCM UK"). This new course marks another step forward in LAT's expansion as it remains the only accredited education provider of financial trading in the UK.
FXCM UK is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (forex) trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. Working with FXCM UK, LAT aims to help clients further develop their trading techniques, with particular emphasis on trading psychology and risk management. FXCM UK clients will get the chance to participate in live webinars, hosted by professional traders and guest speakers, with the exclusive opportunity to pose questions to the experts.
Ilies Larbi, Managing Director at FXCM UK, commented, "We are excited to work with LAT and look forward to providing our retail trading audience with access to additional high quality training and trading techniques while they trade on our innovative and award winning platform¹".
As part of the Financial Trading Programme, FXCM UK clients will be given personal review sessions with LAT traders and mentors. These sessions will help each individual create their own trading plan, presenting them with a clear way forward in their career once their course has ended.
Paddy Osborn, Academic Director at LAT, said "We are thrilled to be working with FXCM UK., to help their UK clients develop even more structured and robust trading strategies."
"Our one-on-one reviews include a range of trade plans, while our one-month course and series of interactive webinars focus on fundamental and technical analysis, trading psychology and risk management," he added.
LAT alumni have an excellent track record of achievement in successfully climbing the career ladder in the finance world. With the knowledge and skills they have acquired at LAT, many have gone on to fill roles in the City of London as well as other financial hubs worldwide. Exceptional graduates also have the opportunity to join LAT as trading mentors, or may advance to our professional trading desk to trade company funds on live accounts.
¹FX Weeks's e-FX Awards recognise industry excellence in electronic foreign exchange. FXCM is honored to be the recipient of the 2009 and 2010 award for Best Retail Platform
About London Academy of Trading (LAT)
The London Academy of Trading (LAT) offers industry focused trading programmes designed to reflect current global trading strategies and techniques. LAT attracts focused and ambitious students who are looking to become the next generation of financial markets traders.
LAT, based in the City of London's financial district, offers a platform for individuals who are looking to develop their understanding of the financial markets, teaching through a combination of theoretical and practical sessions with continued guidance available both in house and online.
As a member of Global University Systems, LAT works alongside a number of academic and training partners such as the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) to deliver programmes that meet the needs of employers in the financial and banking sectors.
About FXCM Inc.
FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (forex) trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. Our mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, hiring excellent trading educators, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market.
Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on forex trading and provides free news and market research through DailyFX.com to our retail clients.
Disclaimer: Trading foreign exchange and CFDs on margin carries a high level of risk, which may result in losses that could exceed your deposits, therefore may not be suitable for all investors. Read full UK disclaimer.
Forex Capital Markets Limited is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registration number 217689. Registered in England and Wales with Companies House company number 04072877.
Contact: London Academy of Trading (LAT)
Rob Forbes, +44(0)20-7823-2303
Head of PR & Communications
SOURCE London Academy of Trading