Forex Market News

Investors in the UK most interested in binary options

Feb 27 2017 10:15:01 Jonathan Smith in Market

It looks like the largest part of UK investors seek information and advice on binary options. Enquiries on binary options make up 17% of all enquiries on investment products at FCA Consumer Contact Centre, while those on forex account for 13%. Read more

Israel drafts a law prohibiting the marketing of binary options abroad

Feb 23 2017 12:52:44 Jonathan Smith in Market

The Israel Securities Authority has drafted a law that would ban locally-licensed brokers from marketing and advertising binary options outside of the country, online media Finance Magnates reported on Thursday. Read more

Dutch financial regulator seeks to cap leverage to 1:10 and ban advertising of FX, CFDs and binary options

Feb 21 2017 12:58:27 Jonathan Smith in Market

The next EU member state about to introduce stricter regulation of binary options, FX and CFDs is the Netherlands. Read more

Turkey's regulator caps leverage to 1:10, sets minimum deposit of TRY 50 000

Feb 10 2017 11:26:00 Jonathan Smith in Market

Turkey's financial markets regulator, the Capital Markets Board (SPK), has introduced a new set of restrictions on the forex market, lowering further the maximum leverage and setting a minimum security deposit requirement to open a forex trading account. Read more

Forecast of Trump’s Impact on the Forex Markets

Feb 06 2017 17:53:45 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

  Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 U.S presidential elections came as a great shock to many people. The world was simply not prepared for it. Well, the reality is that Donald Trump is the 45th president of the U.S. If he is true to his words, not only the residents of the U. Read more

European regulators grill ISA over binary options fraud

Feb 06 2017 13:49:55 Jonathan Smith in Market

Representatives of some of the European financial markets regulators have asked their Israeli counterpart to explain what measures it is taking to tackle the largely fraudulent binary options industry that is operating mainly out of Israel. Read more

IG’s Nadex ends 2016 with record-high trading volumes

Jan 12 2017 08:41:45 Jonathan Smith in Market

The North America Derivatives Exchange (Nadex), one of only two US-regulated binary options exchanges, announced this week that its trading volumes in December have set a new all-time record. Read more

US forex traders to have greater transparency with respect to execution data

Jan 06 2017 08:34:24 Jonathan Smith in Market

The National Futures Association (NFA), the self-regulatory organization overseeing the activities of the US forex brokers, said its new rules on disclosure of transaction data have been approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and will come into effect as of March 31, 2017. Read more

FXCM’s stock price ended the year on a low note

Jan 03 2017 09:15:49 Jonathan Smith in Market

The stock price of major forex brokerage FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) hit a 52-week low on Friday (30 Dec), its shares closing down at $7.05. The figure represents a drop by more than 55%, compared to a year earlier – on Jan 4, 2016 the broker’s stock traded for $15.77 apiece. Read more

Germany's BaFin to ban margin trading in CFDs for retail investors?

Dec 09 2016 15:05:21 Jonathan Smith in Market

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) announced its intentions to “limit the marketing, distribution and sale of financial contracts for difference (CFDs) with an additional payments obligation” to retail c... Read more

FCA UK bans forex bonuses, capping leverage to 1:25

Dec 06 2016 09:44:07 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

It is hardly a surprise that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) intends to cap leverage to 1:25 for inexperienced traders and prevent forex brokers from offering any form of trading bonuses or benefits to promote risky CFD products. Read more

NFA orders US forex brokers to raise margin requirements for GBPUSD

Nov 07 2016 15:27:54 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

The US National Futures Association (NFA), the self-regulatory organization overseeing the activities of the US forex brokers, said it is raising the required minimum security deposit for transactions with the GBP from 2% to 5%. Read more

Canada's NSSC warns of binary options robot Canuck Method

Oct 21 2016 14:22:58 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

 One of the latest warnings against companies engaged in binary options trading comes from Nova Scotia’s Securities Commission (NSSC). Read more

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