Archive for April, 2011

Active Spread Betting Traders Save GBP6,600 in 6 Months With WorldSpreads

April 27, 2011Andy No Comments »

WorldSpreads released a press release today claiming that spread traders using its platform to trade, and who hold a minimum of £5,000 in their accounts, have individually saved an average of £6,600 in trading costs…

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IG Index Voted Number One for Forex Spread Betting

April 27, 2011Peter No Comments »

IG Index has been judged as the most popular spread betting trading platform for forex traders by people participating to the annual survey conducted by research specialist company Investment Trends.

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Spread Betting via Mobile Phones Increasing in Popularity

April 21, 2011Janice No Comments »

The iPhone and mobile growth explosion hasn’t gone unnoticed by the spread betting industry. Figures cited by the Evening Standard note that those taking part in financial spread betting have done so using a mobile application 70% of the time..

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Delta Index Seeks More Capital to Expand Overseas

April 20, 2011Janice No Comments »

Irish spread betting provider Delta Index is reported to be seeking strategic investors to help its business expand overseas; particularly the German and UK market.

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Spreadex seeking new TV channel host

April 18, 2011Andy No Comments »

It has been reported that spread betting provider Spreadex is currently looking for a social media presenter to to front up their newly launched YouTube channel.

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Former Head of Echelon Wealth Management Barred from Future Directorship

April 18, 2011Peter No Comments »

A former head of a Glasgow financial spread betting operation that went into liquidation in the middle of the financial crisis with debts amounting to £30 million has been banned from holding a directorship role for 9 years.

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New York Legend William von Mueffling Buys into IG Group

April 12, 2011Janice No Comments »

Former hedge-fund manager William von Mueffling who made a fortune shorting stocks has acquired a 5.01% stake worth £80 million in IG Group. William von Mueffling has build his stake via his Cantillon Capital hedge fund.

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32Red replaces CMC Markets with Cantor Financial Fixed-Odds Betting

April 6, 2011Andy 1 Comment »

Cantor Gaming & Wagering Ltd has entered into a white-label partnership with 32Red to provide the Gibraltar-licensed gaming operator with a financial fixed-odds betting product.

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Capital Spreads: App for Android, Margin Reductions and Spread Cuts

April 5, 2011Andy No Comments »

Capital Spreads have announced the launch of a trading application for the Android smartphone as well as a number of other improvements to their core trading platform including a number of margin reductions and spread cuts.

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London Capital Group hires ODL Securities founder

April 5, 2011Peter No Comments »

Online spread betting and CFDs provider London Capital Group (LCG.L) has brought in ODL Securities founder Bill Newton as chief information officer.

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Spreadex Survey: Top 25 UK locations for Spread Betting

April 1, 2011Janice No Comments »

Spreadex, the spread betting provider, has utilised Google analysis to work out in which parts of the country spread betting is most popular. The capital comes out top.

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