GMI Integrates with Gold-i’s Matrix - The Industry Spread

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Nikolas has been involved in the finance industry for over fifteen years spanning across Europe and USA with a depth of knowledge and experience within many aspects of the financial markets. Nikolas gained several years experience with some of the Europe’s leading Brokers, as equity analyst, and trader managing accounts for both Private and Corporate Investors. He enjoys both the fundamental and technical aspects of trading focusing on stock markets and all FX majors. Currently Nikolas provides analysis and comments to online financial publications. Educational background in Economics (BSc), and Finance (MSc).


GMI Integrates with Gold-i’s Matrix

December 20, 2018

GMI - Global Markets IndexFCA regulated institutional broker, Global Markets Index Ltd (GMI UK) has partnered with Gold-i to make its multi-asset liquidity accessible to Gold-i’s global client base.

GMI’s integration with Gold-i enables Gold-i’s clients to access GMI’s FX and CFD liquidity.

According to Ashraf Ebid, CEO, GMI, “Gold-i has reliable, market leading technology and a worldwide client base. They are an ideal partner for GMI as we continue to evolve our business, expand globally and make our liquidity accessible to a wider audience. This latest development follows a major growth period for our business which has included significant investment in our technology, a number of new offices and a series of senior hires.”

Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i
Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i

Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i adds, “We are delighted that we are now able to provide GMI liquidity through Gold-i technology. GMI’s multi-asset liquidity will be welcomed by our clients worldwide, particularly in Asia where GMI has a reputation for excellence and has built a strong brand from its local offices in the region.”

The GMI brand was established in 2009 and provides institutional FX and CFD liquidity. It offers highly customised and sophisticated technology and liquidity solutions to fit the varied complex needs of its institutional clients around the world such as banks, hedge funds, family offices, brokers and high net-worth professional clients.

Ashfraf Ebid, GMI
Ashraf Ebid, CEO, GMI

The company has experienced tremendous growth in the past two years under the leadership of Ashfraf Ebid. Since 2016, the GMI brand has expanded from 2 offices to 15 offices around the world and has increased its trading volume by more than 20 times. Recently, the firm announced a number of significant hires including two senior members from FXCM, Chris Hossain-Nelson, former Head of FXCM Pro and Aaron Brown, former Head of IB Partnerships, as well as Richard Bartlett, former Head of Sales at PrimeXM. Iain Rogers, former Managing Director at Pepperstone UK, has been appointed COO at GMI UK.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Gold-i is experiencing similar significant growth, having recently opened an office in Sydney, Australia. Gold-i’s Matrix suite of products, which enable clients to access and manage multi-asset liquidity or distribute liquidity to clients globally, are increasingly in demand by brokers worldwide. Gold-i’s Matrix Insights provides analysis and reporting capabilities that can help brokers to respond to clients’ queries, satisfy regulatory requirements and maximise profitability. For further information, please visit

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