Limiting leverage to 25 x or 50x is very conservative and impactful to CFD providers. People who have gambled at 100x leverage will have been margined out rapidly. A fair few probably got the size of the bet wrong!
Market leaders play down impact of proposed changes despite a share price drop of more than 40% at some companies.
Financial technology group Ayondo has revamped its social trading website with a responsive design and added extra features designed to further improve the client experience.
On Thursday CMC Markets surprised the market by stating in its trading update that its clients have been trading less frequently. CMC blamed lower market volatility that has provided fewer trading opportunities for clients in August for the decrease in trading activity.
Whatever happens, it’s a fair bet that the Brexit vote will cause some turbulence in the markets, and brokers wants to mitigate its impact.
CMC Markets is now a publicly listed company after trading for the first day on the London Stock Exchange.
The FCA has warned CFD providers of being inadaquate in several areas ranging from their anti-money laundering measures, to the checks they are supposed to do on the suitability of leveraged trading products for clients and the risk warnings they display to clients.
Strong growth from ETX Capital’s online trading operations led the broker to register a 38% increase in revenues during 2014.
In a press release ETX Capital has announced this morning that their purchase of the client list of Alpari (UK) from the Joint Special Administrators has already been mutually beneficial for both ETX and former Alpari clients.
Ayondo has just announced the removal of the negative balance funding obligations for all Ayondo accounts. This ensures that if for any reason your account balance becomes negative, Ayondo would not seek to recoup the amount you would owe.
Plus500 troubles started when the company announced on its website that it had frozen client accounts in a move led by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), UK’s financial watchdog…
A new spread betting company by the name of DF Markets has launched.
If the recent rally on GBP/USD has given you the appetite to trade FX, then you won’t want to miss out on Capital Spreads’ latest spread cuts on popular currency pairs.
Capital Spreads will be unveiling a platform revamp today with a number of new features designed to make trading more intuitive and give clients greater customization and more control.
London Capital Group Holdings plc, the mother company powering spread betting company Capital Spreads has released a trading update for the financial year ended 31 December 2013.