Spreadex launches Litecoin trading

December 17, 2013Andy No Comments »

Spreadex has added Litecoin to its list of niche but growing novelty markets. A company spokesperson noted that the addition of Litecoin followed client demand for the market.

Decline in Active Spread Betters: Business falls off as economy improves

December 4, 2013Andy No Comments »

Market research company Investment Trends has some bad news for spread betting companies in its latest report. The number of active spread betters in the UK has fallen by 8% in the first nine months of this year, from 92,000 down to 85,000.

IG Goes from Strength to Strength

December 3, 2013Andy No Comments »

IG has just won several awards including ‘CFD Provider of the Year’ and the ‘Best Spread Betting Provider’ by users of Investors Chronicle and Shares Magazine

InterTrader launches Trading Signals platform

November 30, 2013Peter No Comments »

InterTrader has added a feed from Trading Central giving trading signals to its clients as an additional trading tool.

Shelbourne Markets Trading Update

November 29, 2013Janice No Comments »

Remember the Irish based spread betting firm MarketSpreads, which had problems earlier on in 2012?

ETX Capital Adds Android Dealing App

November 29, 2013Andy No Comments »

ETX Capital, the spread betting and CFDs provider, has just announced the release of an app for the Android to enable mobile trading.

Twitter in Play

November 8, 2013Janice No Comments »

Twitter made its amazing debut on the stock market in the United States yesterday. The stock opened at $45.10, a massive $19 jump from its offer price of $26 closing at $49.90, up more than 73% from their initial price!

CMC Markets Increases Revenues

November 1, 2013Andy No Comments »

Net revenues reached £62.2 million for the first six months of the company’s financial year (April – September).

Spread Betting Blamed in Scam

October 23, 2013Janice No Comments »

Fraud involving financial spread betting on the foreign currency markets is alleged in a case on trial at Plymouth Crown Court.

Increasing Opportunities at IG: Apple, Facebook and Google

October 23, 2013Andy No Comments »

News that Twitter is intending to go public in November has the folks at IG Index excited.

Resurgence of Interest in MetaTrader 4?

October 23, 2013Andy No Comments »

Never one to miss a trick, IG Index announced earlier this year that it was going to launch the MetaTrader 4 platform for its Forex clients. This is despite the developers of the MetaTrader 4 platform, Cyprus-based MetaQuotes, having difficulties with third-party developers earlier this year, which resulted in the company banning some of the […]

Royal Mail Shares

October 23, 2013Janice No Comments »

It seems it is so long since previous privatizations such as British Airways and British Gas that the government has forgotten just how popular these prove to be with the investing public

ETX Capital Introduces Variable Forex Spreads

October 18, 2013Andy No Comments »

In the interests of expanding competition, ETX Capital has just announced variable spreads on six major currency pairs.

Changes at City Index

October 18, 2013Janice No Comments »

Despite its best efforts to establish a more tenable position in the UK trading markets City Index is still struggling and the organisation is in a state of flux. The latest news is that the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Simon Bird, is due to leave shortly. Simon Bird was previously based at Bear Stearns from […]

IG Revamps Its Fast-Paced Betting

October 12, 2013Andy No Comments »

In a move designed to stimulate greater interest in the fast-paced side of the spread betting market, IG has decided to remove its custom bets, and replace them with Sprint Markets