Posts Tagged ‘contracts for difference’

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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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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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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