Archive for June, 2006

New additions at spread-betting group

June 27, 2006guidfarr No Comments »

Tweet Spread-betting group Sporting Index has announced the arrival of two new individuals to its board, it has emerged. The firm, which also provides punters with casino and poker games, has made these appointments as it prepares to expand to an overseas market, the Sunday Times reports. As a result of the reshuffle, former non-executive […]

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Cantor, Finspreads Say Stock Volatility Helps Spread Betting

June 21, 2006guidfarr No Comments »

Tweet The month long slump in global stock markets has been a boon to U.K. speculators who prefer betting to trading, and to the companies that help them bet. The surge in market volatility since prices peaked has meant more opportunities for short-term traders who use spread betting, or gambles on moves in financial markets. […]

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Spreadbetters catching World Cup fever

June 6, 2006guidfarr No Comments »

Tweet Spread betting on the World Cup, a high-risk form of gambling with potentially no limit to the gains and losses to be made, is rising steadily ahead of next month’s kick-off, gaming sources say. They report a 15 percent increase in spread bets so far compared to the last World Cup in 2001, and […]

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