Our History

From a humble beginning to market-leading products and services — track our illustrious history to learn how we got to where we are today.

2016 saw the launch of ThinkTrader – our very own proprietary trading platform. Based on in-depth customer research and user experience testing, it was designed, built and created in-house by our team of platform experts.

ThinkAffiliates – the affiliate program offered by ThinkMarkets – was launched in 2016. ThinkAffiliates is an online marketing initiative that promotes ThinkMarkets' products and services and remunerates its partners.


Expanded growth and regulation

Following another year of strong growth, our UK office was launched in 2015 under Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulation, FRN 629628.


Launch of ThinkPortal

Our dedicated secure login portal, ThinkPortal, was launched in 2015 and provides greater security and ease of access for our clients.



Forex Best Awards

Forex Best Awards 2014 FX Street Award:

In 2014 we were recognised for our quality market analysis and research, and were awarded the Best New Contributor award at the Forex Best Awards 2014, hosted by FXStreet.




Implementation of Co-Location Technology:

Our partnership with Equinix was announced in 2013, and saw an enhanced trade execution speed through the use of co-location data centres to reduce trading latency.

Launch of CFDs

In 2013 we expanded our product offering to also include contracts for difference (CFDs) – allowing clients to trade a wider range of markets than ever before.

World Finance Award

World Finance Award:

Best New Broker & Best Broker Australia.




Award: UK Forex Awards - Best Customer Service:

We were awarded Best Forex Customer Service at the UK Forex Awards 2012, having been recognised for our industry-leading customer service and commitment to clients.


Mena Forex Awards

Award: Fastest Growing Forex Broker:

Recognised for industry leading customer service and commitment.



Expanded Growth and Regulation:

After year on year double digit growth, we relocated our global headquarters to Australia to improve client security under **ASIC Regulation. This set the foundation for global expansion to meet growing demand for extended product offerings in Metal and Contracts for Difference (CFD) Trading.

New Zealand

Launch of TFX VPS

Launch of TFX VPS:

Expanded service offering to include high-speed Virtual Private Servers (VPS) reducing latency and improving the overall trading environment for automated traders.


New Zealand

ThinkForex Logo

The arrival of ThinkForex

2010 saw the launch of ThinkForex in New Zealand, whose ambition was to improve the forex trading experience by delivering industry-leading technology to the international trading community.

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