Archive for December, 2007

IG Group Market Update

December 6, 2007guidfarr No Comments »

Volatility often tops the list of excuses for a lousy quarter. But for IG Group, the UK’s largest spread-betting firm, it’s a fundamental driver. Google searches for “spread betting” in the UK rose 41 per cent in August, as markets shuddered.

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Worldspreads enjoys best ever trading period

December 3, 2007guidfarr No Comments »

Spread betting specialist WorldSpreads enjoyed a fivefold increase in profits to €1.3m for the six months to the end of September 2007…

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CMC Markets will not float for at least a year

December 3, 2007guidfarr No Comments »

CMC Markets, the London-based spreadbetting firm, will not be floated next year and will focus instead on building value after Thursday’s deal with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS).<

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