Archive for June, 2011

ETX Capital Introduces Trailing Stop Orders

June 28, 2011Andy No Comments »

ETX Capital announced Monday that it has introduced trailing stop orders to its spread betting and CFD offerings.

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Spread Betting Sectors with WorldSpreads

June 23, 2011Peter No Comments »

WorldSpreads has announced the introduction of a range of sectors based on stocks in the FTSE 350 Index on which clients can take a position on.

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CMC Markets not Impacted by Irish Regulatory Findings

June 23, 2011Andy No Comments »

CMC Markets has issued a press circular stating that CMC Markets Ireland was not one of the four firms inspected and is thus not subject to follow-up compliance issues by the Central Bank of Ireland.

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IG Index launches Android Spread Betting Application

June 17, 2011Janice No Comments »

IG Index have launched a new Android trading application which brings IG Index’s web browser platform to Android powered smartphones.

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Spreads from 0.9pt with CMC Markets

June 17, 2011Janice No Comments »

CMC Markets has slashed its spreads in an effort to attract more clients – with spreads now starting from 0.9pt.

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Irish Spread Betting Firms Breach EU Law

June 17, 2011Andy No Comments »

Regulators have raised concerns over compliance at some CFD and financial spread betting providers operating in Ireland.

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FSA fines trader for manipulating Spread Bets

June 15, 2011Peter No Comments »

A SCOT has been fined £1 million by the UK’s FSA for stock-market abuse. A former private client stockbroker, Mr Alexander discovered he could influence the price of spread bets in his favour by placing small equities orders in the same FTSE 250 stocks.

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Cantor and Victor Chandler in Fixed Odds Deal

June 10, 2011Janice No Comments »

Gibraltar-based bookie Victor Chandler International has expanded its financial spread betting operations through a new deal with Cantor Gaming & Wagering, a division of Cantor Fitzgerald Group.

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IG Group Will Close ExtraBet Sports-Betting Unit to Focus on Finance

June 9, 2011Janice No Comments »

With the company expecting to record a 7% increase in trading revenues to £320m for the year ended May 31st 2011, IG Group Holdings plc said Thursday that it has been unable to secure the sale of its underperforming Extrabet business and will therefore wind down the online sports betting business.

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IG Index Slashes Minimum Forex Spreads for Major Pairs

June 8, 2011Peter No Comments »

IG Index have announced that their minimum spreads on GBP/USD and EUR/GBP now start from just 1 pip, enabling clients to enjoy even better value from the UK’s biggest spread betting provider.

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Peter Cruddas, founder of CMC Markets to become co-treasurer of Conservative party

June 7, 2011Andy No Comments »

Peter Cruddas, the founder of CMC Markets Plc, was named by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party as co-treasurer

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WorldsSpreads Announces Improvements to its Trading Platform

June 2, 2011Janice No Comments »

WorldSpreads has announced some important upcoming updates to its trading platform.

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