's remarkable history

  • 2016
  • Kuala Lumpur Office opens an office in the QSentral office building in central Kuala Lumpur to further expand its IT development team.
  • Binary Bot released introduces an auto-trader programming toolauto-trader programming tool, allowing clients to develop their own automated trading robots with “drag-and-drop” simplicity.
  • MENA FFXPO Award is honoured as the world's "Best Binary Options Broker" at the 16th annual MENA International Financial Conference and Exhibition, hosted in Dubai.
  • 2015
  • EGR Operator Award takes home first prize in the Financial Betting Operator category at the prestigious 2015 EGR Operator Awards ceremony, hosted in London.
  • 1 million transactions/day's systems are now processing in excess of 1 million transactions/day (including virtual accounts).
  • Binary opens Japan office
    Binary's Japanese subsidiary Binary KK opens an office in Tokyo and starts the process of applying for relevant licenses.
  • reaches 1 million registered users hits 1 million users, reaching a historic milestone. The company continues to see exponential growth and this reconfirms its position as an industry leader.
  • 2014
  • offers new ways to trade
    Fifteen years on, and we're still innovating, growing and working on new ways to serve our customers better. For the first time, we offer short-term touch/no-touch trades and introduce a new charting application. We believe we have the most competitive and comprehensive digital options platform available to the retail public.
  • continues to innovate and grow
    Our customers clearly like us. In mid-2014, has over 100 million historical transactions and over 130,000 new daily transactions.
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • increases payouts to 100,000 USD, EUR, GBP and AUD
    Times are changing. We increase payouts so our clients can make the most of their winning trades.
  • 2011
  • Regent Markets granted two new US patents
    We're granted patents for 'Computer trading system and method for speculating on a financial market' and 'Computer trading system for offering custom financial market speculations'. The patents show our ability to innovate and stay ahead of the pack.
  • 'Best Fixed-Odds Broker' silver award by Trade2Win
    This is another award we really savour. Trade2win is a portal for active traders seeking to profit from stocks, futures, options and forex, and these traders award us silver (we are just pipped for gold by Betfair). It means active traders worldwide rate our trading platform extremely highly.
  • 2009
  • 'Financial Betting Operator of the Year' award by eGaming Review
    A panel featuring industry leaders awards 'Financial Betting Operator of the Year' over two other finalists. It's a major victory for our brand and further recognition of our world-beating service. Ten years on, and going from strength to strength.
  • Regent Markets acquires BetsForTraders client base
    Our fast organic growth is supplemented by the acquisition of the client base of BetsForTraders, one of our main competitors.
  • 2008
  • 'Best Fixed-Odds Financial Trading Provider' award by Shares Magazine UK
    We do it again. follows up our 2007 award by being voted 'Best Fixed-Odds Financial Trading Provider' for 2008.
  • 'Best Fixed-Odds Financial Provider' award by Financial Times and Investors Chronicle UK
    This is big. We pick up a double award from the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle, reflecting our success in improving the quality and usability of our website and products.
  • 2007
  • Regent Markets granted US patent for 'Betting system and method'
    The patent means Regent Markets is the recognised pioneer of binary betting. The patent helps protect our innovations.
  • 2004
  • Regent Markets sets up a programming centre in Cyberjaya, Malaysia
    It's time to expand. We set up a programming center in Cyberjaya - the Silicon Valley of Kuala Lumpur - to maintain and improve
  • Regent Markets obtains a licence in the Isle of Man
    Our company continues to thrive and obtains a license in the Isle of Man to better service our UK clients.
  • 2000
  • Regent Markets files for patent, and registers BetOnMarkets trading name
    Regent Markets files for a patent in March 2000 on the basis of our unique position as the sole serious competitor in the business of fixed-odds financial betting. In May, we register the trading name BetOnMarkets and move to Malta to receive an internet betting licence.
  • 1999
  • Regent Markets is founded by Jean-Yves Sireau
    In classic Silicon Valley style, Hong Kong based hedge fund manager and entrepreneur, Jean-Yves Sireau, starts Regent Markets in his Hong Kong bedroom. He develops the systems, methods and algorithms for implementing a fixed-odds financial betting system. Jean-Yves's vision is to create a market in the simplest of all derivatives contracts - the fixed-odds bet - and to offer ordinary investors the chance to make small bets. Until his innovation, binary options are normally only traded in large quantities.