Archive for October, 2011

MF Global UK Division enters Administration

October 31, 2011Janice No Comments »

The UK division of international broker-dealer MF Global has collapsed into administration, leaving more than 700 staff at London’s Canary Wharf facing possible redundancy.

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IG Index expands Mobile Offering with new iPad App

October 25, 2011Peter No Comments »

Having experienced a 300% rise in mobile spread trading over the past year, IG Index has launched its latest addition to its suite of mobile dealing applications with a new app for the Apple iPad.

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WorldSpreads upgrades Trading Platform

October 24, 2011Andy No Comments »

Financial spread betting provider WorldSpreads has announced a number of important enhancements to its XEQT advanced trading platform.

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GFT now Offering Spread Bet Binaries and FX Options

October 20, 2011Peter No Comments »

GFT has announced that it is now offering binary trading on a number of spread betting markets. Binary trading is a simple way to take advantage of stock market movements by making yes/no decisions about whether an event will happen or not.

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Spreadex launches online casino with Chartwell Games

October 20, 2011Peter No Comments »

UK spread betting provider Spreadex has launched an online casino offering in its bid to becoming a one-stop gaming destination.

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New appointment to increase ETX Capital’s focus in Europe

October 19, 2011Janice No Comments »

Financial Spread Betting provider ETX Capital has recruited IG Group’s Hannes Schadek as head of sales trading for Germany and France, as the company looks to expand its foothold in Europe.

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Interest Rate Spread Cuts at IG Index

October 17, 2011Andy No Comments »

IG Index has announced a series of spread cuts on a number of its interest rates and bonds markets.

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Spread Betting Providers May Face Tighter Regulation in Future

October 13, 2011Peter No Comments »

According to senior industry analysts, spread betting providers may end up being faced with more onerous capital requirements as the industry’s rapid expansion brings it under increasing spotlight.

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CMC Markets Upgrades Next Generation Trading Platform

October 6, 2011Peter No Comments »

CMC Markets has announced upgrades to its trader tools on its Next Generation spread betting platform, including its associated mobile applications.

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Betonmarkets Improved Features and Functions

October 3, 2011Peter No Comments »

Betonmarkets will shortly be introducing changes to the auto-sell bet feature so as to improve its function. Clients now can also choose the preferred duration of their contract by manually inputting the number of days

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