Archive for September, 2005

Spread better IG says confident for full year

September 30, 2005guidfarr No Comments »

Tweet The country’s biggest spread-betting company IG Group (IGG.L: Quote, Profile, Research), which relisted in April, said on Thursday it was confident of its trading prospects for the current year. “In July … we said that the current financial year had begun well and that volumes had been strong. These strong volumes have continued through […]

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IG reports spread of interest in oil betting

September 15, 2005guidfarr No Comments »

Tweet IG GROUP, Britain’s biggest spread-betting company, has said gambling on oil prices had replaced stock market movements as the favourite flutter. The company, which owns IG Index and re-floated in London in May, said yesterday that customers had increasingly been turned off the stock market because of a lack of volatility. In a trading […]

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Ladbrokes tipped as favourite in the race for Sporting Index

September 15, 2005guidfarr No Comments »

Tweet LADBROKES, one of Britain’s biggest bookmakers, has emerged as a key contender to buy Sporting Index, the spread betting group, for up to £70 million. Duke Street Capital, the private equity owner of Sporting Index, has whittled the auction down to a handful of bidders and set next week as the deadline by which […]

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