Jim Langlands


Jim Langlands began his trading career in the commodities markets in London in 1976, before moving to Australia in 1979 to work as a floor trader on the Sydney Futures Exchange. He did this for 2 years before moving into Foreign Exchange, and has since worked in senior trading and management positions in various international financial centres.

Aside from FX, Jim also has a wide knowledge of all the other asset classes traded in Financial Markets including Equities, Bonds and Commodities, as well as all the trading tools, including derivatives such as options, futures and CFDs.

Over many years, Jim has a built a wide contact base in FX, having been employed by AML/Elders Finance (Syd 2 years), Wardley (HSBC -Syd/HK-3 years), Bank of America (Syd/Ldn-12 years), CBA (Syd-5 Years) and Macquarie Bank (Syd-2 years). He has also worked for Westpac (5 years) in the Financial Services Division, following which he spent 2 years helping set up an independent trading operation.

Since 2011 Jim has been entirely involved in initially owning and then, more recently, contributing to FX Charts P/L, providing a daily outlook on the various markets, along with his trading ideas.

Jim has been using charts throughout his career and has in in-depth knowledge of all the major technical theories and methodologies.



Diploma in Financial Markets.

Advanced Diploma in Financial Services

RG 146 Accredited