Posts Tagged ‘CFDs’

Spread Betting Provider ODL Markets Acquired by FXCM

May 5, 2010Peter No Comments »

ODL Group which operates spread betting division ODL Markets and is one of the UK’s largest retail foreign exchange players is to be taken over by rival FXCM in a deal…

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IG Markets connects to European Exchanges Chi-X and Turquoise

November 17, 2009Janice No Comments »

Clients who trade share CFDs at IG Markets will now benefit from better prices for blue-chip UK and European equities traded via Chi-X and Turquoise; Europe’s leading two alternative systems to traditional exchanges such as the LSE.

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Reaffirmation of Short Selling Ban in Ireland

November 10, 2009Janice No Comments »

The Irish regulator has reminded stock brokers in Ireland and the UK that the shorting ban on Irish bank stocks hasn’t been lifted.

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IG warns of proposed CFD trading rules in Japan

October 23, 2009Andy No Comments »

Derivatives provider IG Group has alerted the market to possible regulatory changes in Japan relating to contracts for difference (CFDs).

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FSA Warning on sale of ‘Penny Shares’ Stocks

September 17, 2009Peter 1 Comment »

The FSA has taken measures against 11 companies who it claims have used pressure sales techniques to sell penny shares to older people.

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IG Group lifts Q1 revenue 28 percent

September 9, 2009guidfarr No Comments »

Strong overseas growth helped spread betting specialist IG Group lift revenue by 28% in its first quarter to £68m from £53m. Excluding the impact of FXOnline Japan KK, organic revenue growth was 17%.

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The UK reforms its Disclosure Requirement in CFD

June 4, 2009guidfarr No Comments »

New disclosure rules have quietly gone into effect on the 1st June regarding disclosure of long CFDs and similar derivative products in the UK.

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IG Group tumbles as mature markets slow

March 10, 2009guidfarr No Comments »

IG Group said this morning that revenues increased 35% to £62 million for the three month period ended February 28th 2008…

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Delta Index expands to Germany

February 14, 2009guidfarr No Comments »

Ireland-based online trading company Delta Index is expanding into Germany with the launch of a new Contracts for Difference product targeted to the German retail market.

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Delta launches its CFD portfolio

November 15, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Delta Index, the Dublin-based financial spread company, has launched its CFDs product for investors who want to take long or short positions on the financial markets.

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City Index launches new trading platform in the UK

August 7, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

City Index, a provider of trading services to individuals, has launched its new trading platform and website.

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UK trader transparency ‘to be boosted’

July 6, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Investors who take out a stake of larger than three per cent in a company using Contracts For Difference (CFDs) are to be forced to disclose their actions in the UK.

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GFT opens London office

November 28, 2006guidfarr No Comments »

GFT Global Markets, a new division of US firm Global Futures and Forex, has opened a London office offering spot FX, spread betting and contracts for differences.

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Global Trader sees potential in Thailand

October 16, 2006guidfarr No Comments »

Global Trader has set up a branch in Thailand with the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), but its expectations are modest for the moment.

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