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Direct FX is 100% owned by Collinson and it facilitates voice brokered transactions for banks, in the interbank market. Our spot foreign exchange service is the only one of its kind used by banks in Australasia.

Minimum transaction size is one million of the base currency.。

Transactions are confirmed via the Thomson Reuters Trader Notification Service. Direct FX was the first interbank broker in the southern hemisphere to implement this now industry standard system. Please read the Thomson Reuters and Direct FX post trade service case study for further information.

Banks wishing to apply to use Direct FX services please email info@directFX.co.nz

Authorisations we hold
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission(ASIC)have issued Direct FX with an Australian Financial Services Licence( AFSL No. 291471). Our AFSL authorises us to provide financial product advice and deal in a financial product. It also sets out financial requirements we must meet. Please click here to see our licence. (PDF link)

We also hold a derivatives issuer licence, granted by the New Zealand Financial Markets Authority. Our licence is specifically restricted to the provision of FX forward contracts only, for the period of five years from December 5th 2014. We must also adhere to other conditions imposed upon us by the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013.

Direct FX Limited is a Registered Financial Service Provider, under the New Zealand Financial Services Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008 – Our FSP Number is FSP16781 (please click here ( https://fma.govt.nz/compliance/lists-and-registers/licensed-derivatives-issuers/) to see FMA website )