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Germany requires forex brokers to introduce negative balance protection, IG Group & CMC Markets react

May 09 2017 12:14:49 Jonathan Smith in Market

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, a.k.a. BaFin) announced on Monday it introduces certain restrictions to CFD trading in order to safeguard the interests of retail clients. Read more

IG starts offering retail IPOs on investment platform

May 04 2017 13:40:53 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers said it starts offering retail IPOs on its Investment Platform. Read more

IG changes margin requirements, tiering structure

May 03 2017 08:37:26 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers, informed its clients that it is lowering the margin requirements on some of the tradable instruments in its portfolio – the Japan 225 index, spot gold and some forex pairs. Read more

IG’s revenue in Q3 ahead in all regions except the UK

Mar 23 2017 09:20:36 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Leading spread betting and CFD provider IG Group (LON:IGG) announced key financial data for the quarter of FY 2017 that ended on February 28th. The company’s total revenue in Q3 was 3.8% down compared to the strongest quarter of the prior year, coming in at £117.4 million. Read more

IG Partners with m-Finance, a trading solutions provider in Greater China

Mar 06 2017 13:45:50 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

One of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting providers, IG, has partnered with m-Finance, a Hong Kong-based forex/bullion trading solutions provider in Greater China. Read more

Client feedback is driving the development of IG’s new web platform

Feb 15 2017 09:05:36 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

In a note to its clients, IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting providers, announced some key features of its new web platform, as well as tools which are currently in development. Read more

IG offers Snapchat CFD as grey market trading ahead of eventual March IPO

Feb 09 2017 14:05:32 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers, announced it is launching CFD trading and spread betting on the eventual IPO of the technology company Snap Inc. that stands behind the Snapchat mobile application. Read more

IG kills binary options for new clients, reports record H1 FY17 revenue

Jan 24 2017 10:53:21 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

IG, one of the largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers, announced it stops offering its binary products across the world, except in the US and Japan. Read more

IG urges its clients to take a stand with regards to FCA’s proposals

Jan 13 2017 08:36:04 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Major brokerage IG Group (LON:IGG) encourages its clients to share their opinions about the recent proposal from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to raise margin requirements for CFDs and spread betting, among other things. Read more

IG Group renames binary options to “Digital 100s”

Jan 12 2017 10:44:34 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

 IG Group, one of Europe's largest forex, CFD and spread betting (UK only) brokers has rebranded its binary options products and now calls them “Digital 100s”. 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

IG and ActivTrades hike margins ahead of Italian referendum

Nov 25 2016 13:10:02 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

In order to protect their clients from the expected volatility in relation to the forthcoming referendum in Italy, UK-based brokerages IG and ActivTrades announced they are temporarily increasing margin requirements on select instruments. Read more

FXCM closes on sale of DailyFX to IG, almost half of its debt to Leucadia repaid

Oct 31 2016 08:30:53 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers

Leading global brokerage FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) announced on Monday it has finalized the sale of news and research portal DailyFX to IG Group (LON:IGG) for $40 million. On closing, FXCM received $36 million in cash and will get additional $4 million on completion of certain migration requirements. Read more

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