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Online Trading Platform Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Type (Direct Access Trading, Single Dealer Platform), By Investor Type (Institutional Investors, Retail Investors, Others), By End User (Small and Medium Enterprises (SEMs), Large Enterprises) And Regional Forecast 2021-2028

Region : Global | Report ID: FBI104934 | Status : Ongoing



Trading includes opening, closing, and managing the market positions through broker (financial intermediary). The fees collected are used to maintain a funding account or making a specific number of trade per month by the broker. Online trading is the buying and selling of financial products like currencies, stocks, bonds, etc. on the internet. Online trading platforms are used to support secure, real-time trading access at an extremely low or discounted rate.

The ongoing trend of cryptocurrencies boosted the demand for advanced online trading platforms. Majority of the organizations and businesses are accepting bitcoin cryptocurrency as payment option. Additionally, many investors are considering bitcoin as an attractive investment opportunity. These factors contribute to drive the online trading platform market growth. The increase in the stock exchange, FOREX, exchange-traded fund, and trading activities have positively impacted on the market growth.

Institutional Trading Platform (ITP) is getting attention in the trading market. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has relaxed many stringent rules governing initial public offering (IPO) for promoting the start-ups to list in ITP.

As the cryptocurrency market is grasping attention during the global COVID-19 pandemic, the online trading activities are expected to grow together.

Key Market Driver -

• Rising popularity of cryptocurrency boost the online trading platform market • Cost-optimization offered by online trading platform increase the demand for the market

Key Market Restraint -

• Lack of knowledge of online trading has restraining market growth.

Key Players Covered:

Some of the key competitors in the global online trading platform market are TD Ameritrade, E-Trade, Fmr LLC., Ally Financial Inc., Tradeweb Markets LLC., Power Exchange India Limited, eToro - Your Social Investment Network, Interactive Brokers LLC, TradeStation, Octagon Strategy Limited, Robinhood and others.

Strategic partnerships and acquisitions are supporting the growth of the global online trading platform market. In October 2018, TD Ameritrade has entered in partnership agreement with BlackBoxStocks. The partnership has expected to provide a discounted rate for the stocks. Although, this partnership also offers multiple trading options on TD Ameritrade platforms for BlackBoxStocks subscribers. According to the agreement, BlackboxStocks will get a fee for new account openings to trading platforms. Also it will provide validation to BlackBoxStocks patented innovative products. Furthermore, partnership has offered a user-friendly and unique tool for trading.

Morgan Stanley has acquired E-TRADE Financial Corporation, in February 2020, for $13B. Acquisition will offer an extraordinary growth opportunity for Morgan Stanley’s wealth management business and is a part of the Morgan Stanley wealth management strategy. This acquisition balances the business mix of the company and emphasizes on more durable sources of revenue. The acquisition will help Morgan Stanley to acquire new corporate service customers and get a higher percentage of their wallet over time.

Regional Analysis

North America is expected to dominate the online trading market growth. North America has a very stable and strong economy and is anticipated to have the largest market share. The presence of large online trading vendors across the region drives the significant market growth. The growing investments for advanced technologies like blockchain, assists the maturity of the online trading platform across North America. The retailers and businesses from the region inclining their approach towards adopting cryptocurrency as an exchanging medium, which again upsurges the market growth.

Asia Pacific is supposing to represent the highest growth rate in the coming years. China has shown a majority adoption of the cryptocurrencies followed by Singapore and Bangkok. Although, India has been emerging as a major hub for blockchain technology supporting the market growth in Asia-Pacific.

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By Type

  • Direct Access Trading

  • Single Dealer Platform

By Investor Type

  • Institutional Investors

  • Retail Investors

  • Others (Individual Investors etc.)

By End User

  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SEMs)

  • Large Enterprises

By Geography

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)

  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Scandinavia and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC and Rest of the Middle East & Africa)

  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America)

Key Industry Developments

  • January 2020 - POWER EXCHANGE INDIA LIMITED has launched PRATYAY a new technology-based trading platform. The platform provides easy participation and customer delights for trading on exchange. This new service is a single platform that offers hassle free migration for all segments to a complete web based solution from thick client-based solution with many other benefits.

  • March 2019 - eToro has launched wallet and crypto trading platform in United States. The platform permits trading of 13 cryptoassets with multi-asset trading to U.S. customers. The U.S. customers can collaborate with one another by leverage eToro to find best cryptoasset trading strategies.

Online Trading Platform Market Size, Share and Global Industry Trend Forecast till 2026
  • Ongoing
  • 2020
  • 2017-2019


  • 4850

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