How we built a top 10 Global FX and CFD trading company

Axi is a global online FX and CFD trading company, trusted by 60,000+ ambitious customers
in 100+ countries around the world. 

We help new traders, pro traders, trading businesses, banks and financial organisations find the edge they need to achieve their financial goals through informed transactions made on the world’s financial markets.

Global Reach. Local Service

  • Clients in 100+ countries
  • 8 offices
  • 60,000+ traders
  • $2.5 trillion trade volume   
  • 47 million trades

Since 2007, we have continuously made Axi stronger through investment, expansion and growth. Every landmark, sharpening your trading edge.

Investing in your success

Our investments in technology

  • Faster execution
  • Better trading tools
  • Rock-solid platform

Our investments in new global markets

  • Local service and support
  • Global scale and power
  • Global trading community
  • Partnership support in more regions

Awards and recognition

  • Voted best for trust, technology, reliability and service
  • Excellent Trustpilot reviews

Advantages of a Top 10 broker

  • Trade with a broker you can trust
  • Better pricing and liquidity

Confidence is a vital part of a trader’s edge.

At Axi, we are proud of our reputation as an honest, fair and trusted broker. Our many awards and ‘excellent ‘reviews through Trustpilot, prove we have earned the confidence of customers who value our outstanding service, fast execution, secure payments, segregated funds and easy withdrawals .
On top of all this, we also work pro-actively with the leading regulatory governing authorities globally to ensure we exceed the highest standards in the industry.

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“At Axi, we strive to give our traders and partners the edge they need to succeed.
This is our purpose”.

Rajesh Yohannan. CEO, Axi

Our Purpose

At Axi, our purpose gives us focus, energy and connects every one of us in our different global teams and specialist departments. 

When you trade with Axi, you get a partner that’s truly committed to helping you achieve your ambitions through the financial markets. Or, if you’re one of our network of trading businesses, we will do everything we can to make your business even more successful. 

While results can never be guaranteed in trading, if you show potential to make it as a pro, we may even invite you to join our Axi Select programme. Through Select, we coach our most promising traders and even give them funds to invest. This is just one of the many ways we demonstrate our long-term commitment to helping you achieve your goals.

Discover what edge means for our traders.

Trade your edge with Axi

Our platform, our technology, our team and our service are built around 5 strategic areas, each designed to meet the needs of our growing community of traders.

A trusted partner.

At AXI you can rely on us to deliver on our promises and we’re proud of our global reputation as an honest, fair and trusted broker. 

By always acting responsibly, and doing the right things for all our traders and partners, we’ve created a thriving community of confident customers who choose Axi to give them the edge they need to succeed.

Executional excellence.

Through our high-performance technology and ongoing investments, we offer lightning-fast execution, raw spreads and flexible leverage, across a wide range of FX pairs, commodities, stocks and indices. 

Combined with a rock-solid platform and a dedication to personal service, you can rely on Axi to deliver when you want to take advantage of a trading opportunity.

Giving traders more.

We also offer other innovative tools and ideas that will give you the upper hand. Solutions like PsyQuation will sharpen your strategies using the power of A.I. analytics and through our Select programme we even invest our own funds in your development, if you show the potential to make it as a pro.

On top of these, new products are constantly being added that give you more opportunities to take on the markets and win.

Global strength. Local service.

Since 2007, we’ve built Axi into a global top 10 broker with over 60,000 customers in 100 countries, who placed over $2.5 trillion of trades last year alone.

Our size and scale allow us to address the unmet needs of traders in existing and emerging regions, ensuring your service continually gets better and your position always becomes stronger.

With you for every trade.

When you trade with Axi, you get a partner that’s truly committed to helping you achieve your ambitions as a trader.

wAs traders ourselves, we know advantages can come from mindset, methods, education, analysis, risk-control and self-belief. Whatever your strategy, we're here to help you sharpen your edge and capitalise from it.  

Our team. Your success.

As well as traders, our teams are made up of experts in finance, technology, user-experience, customer experience, marketing, education, psychology, and other business adjacencies. Together, we are here to give our traders and partners the edge they need to succeed.

Rajesh Yohannan

CEO (Sydney, AU)

  • Rajesh oversees all global operations at Axi. 
  • He brings over 20 years of priceless experience from the worlds of banking and trading
  • CV:  Managing Director at Citibank and regional Director at Oanda.
  • BE (Computer Science and Engineering) from the National Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Louis Cooper

Chief Commercial Officer (Sydney, AU)

  • Louis is responsible for overseeing all Sales, Marketing and Client Experience functions worldwide.
  • He has been a trader for over 20 years.
  • CV: Marketing roles for CMC Markets in London and the APAC region, Managing Director (Aus and NZ) of Oanda.
  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Business Information Systems.

Simon Hodgkiss

Chief Risk Officer (Sydney, AU)

  • Simon assumes responsibility for AxiCorp’s global Risk, Legal and Compliance matters.
  • Ensures the Group has appropriate risk management frameworks, abides by all regulatory standards, implements strong policies and procedures and ensures staff training and operations adhere to world-class standards.
  • CV: Was AxiCorp’s Chief Financial Officer for 5 years. Before that 12 years with IG Markets working in various roles between London and Melbourne, including Director of Financial Planning & Analysis and Financial Controller (APAC).
  • Fully qualified Futures and Options Trader on LIFFE

Simon Turner

Chief Information Officer (Sydney, AU)

  • Simon is responsible for all development, programme management, technology and infrastructure across the Group.
  • CV: Simon spent 14 years between London and Sydney with the listed broker ICAP in various management positions including  Regional Head IT and Ops (IRS, FX Derivatives, Fixed Income, Futures and Energy businesses), Head of Programme Management (various multi-asset class e-Commerce and Operational support projects), Head of Application Service Delivery (heading a global team supporting business critical applications across the trade life-cycle).
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology from Solent University England.

Gavin Ward

Global Head of Institutional (Singapore)

  • Gavin is responsible for building strong relationships with broker dealers, hedge funds and other institutional trading businesses.
  • 20 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry with extensive pan-European and Asian exposure.
  • CV: Headed OANDA’s Greater China operations. Head of Asia for CMC Markets. His previous experience includes roles with Allianz, Deloitte and PWC.
  •  BA, Dual Honours from King's College London and is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA).

Himanshu Kher

Chief Financial Officer (London/Singapore, UK)

  •   Himanshu is responsible for the oversight of Finance and Middle Office
  •   He has been in Financial services for over 20 years having a variety of roles in Hong Kong and London
  •   CV: Treasury and finance roles in IG Group and LMAX Group in London. A variety of front office roles in Nomura, BNP Paribas and Barclays and Financial strategy with BCG and PwC
  •    BS (Hons) in Engineering, Indian Institute  of Technology, Masters in Finance, London Business School and Fellow of Association of Corporate Treasurers

Paul Kiff

Global Head of Trading (London, UK)

  • Paul is responsible for the Dealing, Trading and Market Risk Management functions.
  • Skilled FCA CF30-approved finance professional with over 30 years’ with experience covering multiple asset classes including FX, Futures & Options, CFDs, Spread Betting and Equities.
  • CV:  Global Head of Trading positions at GKFX and Alpari. Trading roles at Refco, E D & F Man, Merrill Lynch and Dean Witter Reynolds.
  • Fully qualified Futures and Options Trader on LIFFE