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03 Oct 2019

ActivTrades’ Chief Analyst, Carlo Alberto De Casa analyses gold price increase

“Gold rebounded to $1,500 on the back of new trade tension… The short-term trend remains mixed, while the medium-long term is still positive for bullion,” said ActivTrades chief analyst Carlo Alberto De Casa.

10 Apr 2019

ActivTrades’ Senior Analyst, Ricardo Evangelista, comments on GBP volatility

“Despite overnight reports pointing to EU intentions to offer the UK an extension … that could last for up to a year, the pound barely moved. This is a good illustration of how markets look at sterling these days; with skepticism and caution, somehow immune to news and rumours,” said Ricardo Evangelista.

14 Jan 2019

ActivTrades launches advanced trading platform, ActivTrader

Award-winning online brokerage ActivTrades is pleased to unveil its innovative, advanced trading platform, ActivTrader. Combining cutting-edge technology and innate expertise in delivering online CFD trading services, ActivTrades’ enhanced proprietary platform, ActivTrader, introduces a trading experience that is both, user-friendly and advanced.

14 Aug 2018

ActivTrades is awarded ISO 27001 certification

ActivTrades has received the ISO 27001 certification for its exemplary information security management systems (ISMS) across its five offices.

23 Jul 2018

Fiat Chrysler has caught everyone by surprise, even insiders at the auto firm.

ActivTrades’ chief analyst Carlo Alberto De Casa says Sergio Marchionne ‘s dramatic resignation from Fiat Chrysler has caught everyone by surprise, even insiders at the auto firm. Read more in this article published by the Guardian.

06 Jul 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo: The man who moves markets

“Juventus will be hoping to make a huge amount of money from this operation, and the markets also believe that this could be excellent from a financial point of view- despite its huge costs”

See more in this article by Carlo Alberto De Casa , chief analyst of ActivTrades published in

03 Jul 2018

Gold gains on weaker dollar, after nearing a seven-month low

15 Jun 2018

ActivTrades opens a New Office In Nassau

16 May 2018

Award-Winning Online Broker ActivTrades introduces Exchange-Traded Funds

23 Apr 2018

Best Online Trading Services

ActivTrades awarded ‘Best Online Trading Services’ by ADVFN

06 Nov 2017

ActivTrades Wins Broker of the Year

16 Oct 2017

India’s ongoing love affair with gold

10 Oct 2017

Exclusive: ActivTrades adds Grant Thornton senior partner Patrick Storey to its Board of Directors

08 Sep 2017

ActivTrades Strengthens Client Protection Insurance to £1m

01 Sep 2017

Excess of FSCS Insurance doubled to £1 million

15 Aug 2017

Common Mistakes made by Day Traders

21 Jul 2017

Gold prices climb past $1,255 on a weak US dollar

28 Jun 2017

Gold picks up in mid-week trade despite weak demand for precious metals

20 Jun 2017

Exclusive: ActivTrades CEO Alex Pusco Sees Massive Growth in Mobile

06 Jun 2017

ActivTrades CEO on the power of customer service and education in the online trading world

04 May 2017

ActivTrades 2016 Revenues up 11% to £34.9 million as international growth continues

24 Apr 2017

Gold prices fall, dollar weakens versus euro

24 Apr 2017

Oil Futures slide for sixth successive session as Opec frets over US production

18 Apr 2017

Pound surges to four-month high but FTSE 100 tumbles as UK heads to the polls – business live

18 Apr 2017

Pound soars to four-month high after Theresa May calls general election, as FTSE 100 suffers worst day since Brexit vote

18 Apr 2017

What does Theresa May’s snap general election mean for markets?

05 Apr 2017

Gold sees dramatic price drop from 5-month high as dollar strengthens

05 Apr 2017

The Sunday Time’s Profit Track 100 League Table

ActivTrades was listed on The Sunday Time’s Profit Track 100 League Table

30 Mar 2017

Spot gold falls below $1,250

Gold price slide extends into second successive session with strong dollar proving to be drag on trading.

21 Mar 2017

ADVFN International Financial Awards 2017

07 Mar 2017

Women Make Better Traders

03 Mar 2017

How are Women Represented in the Financial Industry?

28 Feb 2017

Lazy Monolinguals Will Hurt your Business

27 Feb 2017

ActivTrades CEO Talks about Languages and the Impact of Brexit

“London’s reputation has always been known. Did it need reinforcing? I am not so sure.”

08 Feb 2017

Gold rides past $1,240 mark on weaker dollar and safe-haven calls

Oil falls for third successive session but gold rally extends further into positive territory and Chief Technical Analyst, Carlo Alberto De Casa shares his insight. into why this might be.

23 Jan 2017

International Business Times

Chief Techincal Analyst, Carlo Alberto De Casa is featured on International Business Times, discussing the change in gold prices as a result of Trump’s inauguration

17 Jan 2017

European shares steady as banks turns positive after May speech

Reuters report on the market’s reaction after Theresa May’s speech on the plans for Brexit. Chief Technical Analyst, Carlo De Casa shares his insight.

12 Dec 2016

The Aftermath of the Italian Election

After the eventful Italian election, Guardian online published a quote from Techincal Analyst, Carlo De Casa about his stance

29 Nov 2016

ActivTrades Mentioned in the Guardian Online

ActivTrades’ Chief Techincal Analyst, Carlo Alberto De Casa, is quoted on the Guardian Online, regarding Italian and Austrian referendum.

26 Nov 2016

PoundSterling Live

ActivTrades comments published on the PoundSterling Live website, in an article discussing the EUR/USD.

04 Nov 2016

The ActivTrades Financial Trading Summit 2016

ActivTrades announces its Financial Trading Summit in the May Fair Hotel.

17 Oct 2016

IAIR Best UK Forex Broker 2016

ActivTrades wins Best UK Forex Broker by highly esteemed research institute and global independent publishing house, IAIR.

20 May 2016

UK Trading Tour

ActivTrades successfully conclude their UK Trading Tour.

09 May 2016

ActivTrades’ UK trading tour

ActivTrades’ UK trading tour is featured on the front page of the popular financial paper, CITY AM

21 Apr 2016

UK Trading Tour Launch

ActivTrades launch their UK Trading Tour hosted by Gavin Holmes.

22 Jan 2016

Even Lower Spreads

ActivTrades reduces spreads on over 40 currency pairs.

21 Jan 2016

European shares edge up before ECB meeting; Pearson jumps

Carlo de Casa shares his insight in this latest Reuters article featured in the Mail Online.

12 Jan 2016

A Special Winter Promotion

ActivTrades extends CFDs on shares promotion until 31st January 2016.

04 Jan 2016

European shares down sharply on disappointing Chinese data

Reuters shares the European stock market, with a quote from ActivTrades’ Chief Market Analyst, Carlo Alberto De Casa.

03 Dec 2015

Our Gift To You

ActivTrades thanks its clients this Christmas, with Commission free CFDs on Shares.

13 Oct 2015

Pan-European, Rolls Royce and Ferrari

ActivTrades’ Carlo de Casa gives his insight on the markets, in a Reuters’ article.

07 Jul 2015

Greece, Palladium, Platinum and China

Reuters analyse the Greece crisis, palladium, platinum and the turbulence in China, with analysis from ActivTrades own Carlo de Casa.

11 Jun 2015

Problems continue for Greece

Reuters give their analysis on the increasing problems facing Greece, with a statement from ActivTrades’ own Ricardo Evangelista.

03 Jun 2015

Gold, Greece and U.S. Private Employers

Gold, Greece and U.S. private employers, are all hot topics in an article by

13 May 2015

Gold and the USD

Leading publication City AM, reviews the price of Gold and factors influencing the USD.

09 Jan 2015

The Rise Of Gold

Our expert analyst, Carlo Alberto de Casa, comments on the yellow metal on leading publication

10 Dec 2014

Analysis on the AUD/USD with EMA

Have a look to the analysis of this pair with the help of the 200 Period Exponential Moving Average (EMA), made by our analyst contributor Alexander Londoño for

16 Nov 2014

Germany: The European Vanishing Point

Pierre Veyret analyses the German downturn on the DAX30 in the leading publication “Raconteur”. Learn the reasons behind the German reversal in our full article.

23 Oct 2014

The Parabolic SAR

Learn how to use the Parabolic SAR, an easy to use trend indicator, with our Analyst Contributor Alexander Londoño.

24 Sep 2014

European Stock Markets Rally After Italian Data

Carlo Alberto de Casa, our senior market analyst, comments in Reuters about the Italian´s momentum and the effect on the European stock markets.

12 Sep 2014

RSI Basics

Learn the basics to use the Relative Strength Index technical indicator in your daily strategies. Alexander Londoño explains it all at Bullbearings.

29 Aug 2014

Determining Trend Direction With MACD

The moving average convergence divergence (MACD) system is a trend indicator that helps us determine the current trend of the market and its strength. Alexander Londoño explains the basics in this article.

15 Aug 2014

Risks For The Eurozone

The picture in the Eurozone does not look good for our expert Alexander Londoño, discover why in his article published at Bullbearings.

12 Aug 2014

Bullish Correction Attempt On The GBP

Check the analysis about the GBP/USD from our Analyst Contributor Alexander Londoño at INVEZZ.

11 Jun 2014

Bullish Bounce On The GBP/JPY

Analysis for the GBP/JPY at Forex Space by our analyst contributor Alexander Londoño.

05 Jun 2014

Big Drop In Shares Commissions

ActivTrades has lowered its fees to trade shares CFDs. Discover this new advantage for ActivTrades clients that was announced at Daily Forex Blog.

04 Jun 2014

FTSE 100 Fell

Our senior market analyst Carlo Alberto de Casa comments on the FTSE 100 in Reuters after Tesco sales drop.

04 Jun 2014

Golden Cross On The USD/SGD 4 Hour Chart

Check our expert´s analysis at Forex Space.

30 May 2014

Breakout And Pullback Pattern Completed On The USD/SGD

Analysis for the USD/SGD at Forex Space by our analyst contributor Alexander Londoño.

28 May 2014

USD/SGD HAS Broken A Key Resistance Zone

Analysis for the USD/SGD at Forex Space by our analyst contributor Alexander Londoño.

16 May 2014

The GBP/USD Has Pulled Back To The 1.6800 Zone

Analysis for the GBP/USD at Forex Space by our analyst contributor Alexander Londoño.

06 May 2014

The Singaporean Dollar Continues Rallying Versus The Greenback

Market analysis for The Singaporean Dollar at Forex Space by our analyst contributor Alexander Londoño.

06 May 2014

Aussie Dollar Returns To It’s Uptrend Versus The GreenBack

02 May 2014

EUR/AUD Is At A Key Support Resistance Area

Market analysis for the EUR/AUDat Forex Space by our analyst contributor Alexander Londoño.

24 Oct 2013

ActivTrades “Company Of The Year” In The Growing Business Awards

07 Jun 2013

ActivTrades In City A.M.

ActivTrades has been announced this year’s fastest growing private online broker in the UK, according to the Investec Top 100 list 2013. Over the last four years ActivTrades has grown at a compound annual growth rate of 101 per cent becoming a sixth-fastest growing private firm in the UK and the third-fastest in London.

The 2013 Investec ranking provides a valuable insight into where UK’s entrepreneurial management excellence and long-term economic prosperity lies.

07 Jun 2013

Real Business’ Hot 100 Fastest Growing UK Companies 2013 – 6: ActivTrades

Number six in this year’s list of fastest growing UK companies is online trading platform, ActivTrades. The company has grown at a compound annual growth rate of 101 per cent over the last four years, driven by demand from emerging markets. The secret of fast growth, says Pusco, is customer service. “Undoubtedly, the attention that we pay to our customers has been the key to our success. Every new product that we bring to market is aimed squarely at improving our clients’ trading experience.”

27 May 2013

ActivTrades Won In The ‘Best Forex Customer Service For 2013’ Category Of The Jordan Forex Awards

“ActivTrades” which operates under the license and control of the Financial Services Authorities in Britain participated in the Jordan Forex expo and awards (JFEX), which was held in Amman, Jordan, on the 7th and 8th of May 2013, where the company staff met with visitors and introduced them to the company’s services.

27 May 2013

ActivTrades Has Been Chosen As Best Forex Customer Service In 2013 During The Jordan Forex Awards.

ActivTrades had previously received the award of Best Retail FX Provider during the Investment Opportunities and Wealth management conference in 2013 in Dubai and was chosen as Fastest Growing FX Provider in the Middle East during the Fourth currency markets and oil and gold forum, which was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

24 May 2013

How Alex Pusco Followed The Charts To Success

Swiss entrepreneur Alex Pusco was “always passionate about technical analysis”, the use of charts to understand financial markets. As a teenager he would lap up new theories and when personal computers became more common in the 1980s he started testing them for himself.

09 Apr 2013

ActivTrades’ Blink Trading Seminar In Business Review Europe

Paul Wallace and Malte Kaub will be hosting a trading boot-camp on behalf of ActivTrades on April 18th at the Westbury Hotel, London. Here they give a description of what attendees can expect, emphasising that snap decisions can lead to consistency in trading…

09 Apr 2013

Treaders Paul Wallace And Malte Kaub Hosting A Trading Boot-Camp On Behalf Of ActivTrades

How snap decisions can lead to consistency in trading

09 Apr 2013

Blink Trading Seminar In Timizzer

How snap decisions can lead to consistency in trading

16 Mar 2013

Executive Interview: Alex Pusco, CEO At ActivTrades

15 Mar 2013

Alex Pusco Of Activtrades For Management Today

My Week: Alex Pusco of ActivTrades:
It was a one-man show for a couple of months, but then one by one, we added staff to the company. In the first year it was just two people, and then in 2002 we added one or two more people. When we came to London we were no more than six, but the company has ballooned in recent years, and we’re now 110…

13 Mar 2013

Alex Pusco, CEO At ActivTrades – “10 Entrepreneurs Reveal Who Inspires Them”

ALEX PUSCO, CEO of global trading company ActivTrades: “The only person who ever really influenced any of my behaviours and professional direction was my father, and the most important quality that he inspired in me with was recognising the value of our business relationships and how to prioritise the human factor against cold facts and figures. Moreover, it was my father who made me discover the rudiments of stock broking and financial products when I was a teenager, and taught me to always look towards the USA. He would say: ‘Whatever works in the US will come to Europe in less than five years’ time’. And so it was with online trading.”

25 Feb 2013

ActivTrades About “The Future Of Trading”

30% of customers using ActivTrades’ MetaTrader4 platform login to check their positions on a smartphone or tablet which indicates that the future of financial technology is changing. Though it is still a minority the number is growing which highlights a change in the industry. Currently the majority of traders prefer a desktop because there is an ease for multiple functions, and the ability to set up programmes such as expert trade advisors. However, the trends that are dominating the industry are based around social networks, and smartphones.

20 Feb 2012

Spread Betting On MT4 And MT5

ActivTrades launches Spread Betting on MT4 and MT5

18 Jan 2012

Forexpros Interviews Ricardo Evangelista Of ActivTrades

ActivTrades, Sales Analyst Ricardo Evangelista, is interviewed by Forexpros

My name is Ricardo Evangelista. I am a Sales Analyst at Activtrades, working with retail clients based around the world. Born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal. After graduating in Business and Hotel Management, was offered a job with the Savoy group, in London. This gave me exposure to a range of duties including sales. Later decided to embrace a different project, and started a career in IT sales….

10 Aug 2011 Interview With Angelo Ciavarella From ActivTrades Interview with Angelo Ciavarella from ActivTrades

2. What is your professional background?
Actually, I do have a very unusual background.. I’m a lawyer with a huge passion for the financial markets, ever since I was at school. That’s the main reason that brought me to the US, to attain a Masters in International Economics at Johns….

11 Nov 2009

5th Middle East Forex Expo

ActivTrades PLC participates at 5th Middle East Forex Expo

Located in the City of London, ActivTrades offers fast and reliable access to trading global markets via a range of state-of-the-art dealing platforms.

MetaTrader 4 is the globally respected system for Forex and CFD trading. Its years of development, professional suite of analytical tools and algorithmic…

11 Sep 2009

5th Middle East Forex Expo In Dubai

ActivTrades participates at 5th Middle East Forex Expo in Dubai

MetaTrader 4 is the globally respected system for Forex and CFD trading. Its years of development, professional suite of analytical tools and algorithmic trading capabilities provide a powerful platform for your access to markets. Our spreads are highly competitive and Islamic accounts are welcome.

11 Aug 2008

An Interview With ActivTrades

Read a comprehensive interview with Federicco Cirulli, Chief Executive Officer of ActivTrades.

What is your professional background?
All members of the ActivTrades team are highly experienced Forex brokers and come from Sales and Trading backgrounds covering a variety of financial products, including Forex, CFDs, Futures and Options….