FXCM Group Reports Monthly Execution Data

LONDON and SYDNEY, Australia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Group, LLC (“FXCM Group” or "FXCM"), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, cryptocurrencies and related services, today released execution data for August 2020. To view execution data including historical spreads, execution speeds and historical price improvement data click here: https://www.fxcm.com/uk/about–fxcm/execution–transparency/ .

August 2020 All Instruments Highlights:*

  • 58.8% of orders executed at price1
  • 27.5% of orders executed with positive slippage2
  • 13.7% of orders executed with negative slippage3
  • Average execution speed 27 milliseconds4

Highlighted Instruments August 2020:

Instrument Active Trader
Peak
Spread5
Active Trader Non–Peak Spread5 Active Trader Effective Spread6 At Price Orders Positive Slippage Negative Slippage
BTC/USD 29.4 29.2 27.9 79.7% 7.8% 12.4%
ETH/USD 1.2 1.1 1.1 77.8% 9.4% 12.9%
LTC/USD 0.3 0.3 0.3 90.5% 3.5% 6.0%
XAU/USD 0.5 0.6 0.5 50.6% 33.4% 16.0%
SPX500 0.4 0.4 0.3 52.6% 28.6% 18.8%
NAS100 1.0 1.0 1.0 46.7% 33.9% 19.4%
EUR/USD 0.1 0.4 0.2 66.9% 22.1% 11.0%
GBP/USD 0.3 0.9 0.4 63.6% 24.8% 11.7%
AUD/USD 0.2 0.5 0.3 72.3% 19.3% 8.4%

For more information and to open a live account, traders can contact an FXCM specialist 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.

*These highlights come from orders that executed through FXCM Group from 1 August 2020, to 31 August 2020. Data excludes certain types of non–direct clients.

1Percentage of executed client trades# in August 2020, which were executed at the price clients requested.
2Percentage of executed client trades# in August 2020, which were executed at a more favorable price than the price clients requested.
3Percentage of executed client trades# in August 2020, which were executed at a less favorable price than the price clients requested.
4This defines the amount of time between when we receive the order until execution. This excludes internet latency and post trade booking.
5This data is compiled forex and CFD trading data from FXCM's Active Traders for 1 August 2020, to 31 August 2020. The data reflects average spreads made available to FXCM clients during all trading hours.
6This data is compiled forex and CFD trading data from FXCM's Active Traders for 1 August 2020, to 31 August 2020. The data reflects the spread at which trades were executed by FXCM clients during all trading hours.
#Client trades here cover stop, limit, "at market", and entry orders. Certain non–direct clients are excluded from the data. Limit and limit entry orders would only execute at the requested price or better and cannot receive negative slippage. Price improvements are subject to available liquidity.

About FXCM:
FXCM is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, and related services. Founded in 1999, the company's 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 FX trading and provides trading tools, proprietary data and premium resources. FXCM Pro provides retail brokers, small hedge funds and emerging market banks access to wholesale execution and liquidity, while providing high and medium frequency funds access to prime brokerage services via FXCM Prime. FXCM is a Leucadia Company.

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Secureworks Completes Acquisition of Delve Laboratories, Inc.

ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Secureworks (NASDAQ:SCWX),"a leader in software–driven security solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Delve.

Delve's SaaS solution uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to automate vulnerability detection and prioritization across an organization's network, endpoint or cloud environment, providing CISOs, CIOs and IT Security departments accurate and prioritized insights to protect themselves against adversaries.

Secureworks plans to integrate vulnerability discovery and prioritization technology into new offerings within its cloud–based portfolio, including its Red Cloak Platform and Threat Detection and Response (TDR) application, expanding visibility and insights for users.

"We're bringing Delve into Secureworks at a time when we're accelerating our transformation and have marked momentum for our software solutions," said Michael R. Cote, Chief Executive Officer of Secureworks. "We're in a position of strength, offering greater value by delivering deeper intelligence, a differentiated end–to–end experience, and a collaborative community built to protect our customers as they digitally transform."

“Secureworks' acquisition of Delve is a good pivot from detection/response to cyber–risk assessment and security validation to complete the circle as Secureworks transforms to a software company," said Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst & ESG Fellow, ESG.

The Delve Solution will be available to Secureworks customers by the end of the Company's fiscal quarter. With the acquisition, Secureworks also grows its channel partner and direct sales footprint in Canada.

About Secureworks
Secureworks (NASDAQ:SCWX) a global cybersecurity leader, enables our customers and partners to outpace and outmaneuver adversaries with more precision, so they can rapidly adapt and respond to market forces to meet their business needs. With a unique combination of cloud–native, SaaS security platform and intelligence–driven security solutions, informed by 20+ years of threat intelligence and research, no other security platform is grounded and informed with this much real–world experience.

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