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ESMA renews restrictions on CFD trading, implies closer monitoring

Feb 01 2019 16:25:36 Jonathan Smith in Market

  The European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) announced on Thursday it is renewing the restrictions on CFDs trading for another three months as of February 1, 2019. Read more

BaFin follows suit, restricts CFD trading permanently

Dec 21 2018 14:26:23 Jonathan Smith in Market

  Germany’s financial regulator BaFin plans to apply permanently ESMA’s CFD trading restrictions on a national level. The decision is intended as a protective measure for retail investors which will take effect in 2019. Read more

UK’s FCA warns brokers not to use products similar to CFDs to get around ESMA’s restrictions

Aug 01 2018 11:15:43 Jonathan Smith in Market

  UK’s financial watchdog has come up with a statement following the entry into force of ESMA’s restrictions on CFD trading, which include a leverage cap of 1:30, among others. Read more

ESMA caps leverage at 1:30 from August

Jun 01 2018 12:50:34 Jonathan Smith in Market

  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced today that the new restrictions on the provision of contracts for differences (CFDs) to retail investors will take effect as of August, 1. Read more

FXCM, IG Group support ESMA's restrictions on leverage, binary options, but also voice concern

Dec 19 2017 15:46:33 Jonathan Smith in Market

Some of the largest regulated forex brokerages in the world – FXCM, IG Group, Gain Capital, CMC Markets, Plus500 - have expressed their general support for the intentions of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)  to impose new restrictions on the industry in order to better... Read more

Ireland proposes restrictive measures for forex and CFD trading

Mar 06 2017 10:44:05 Jonathan Smith in Market

After the Financial Conduct Authority capped leverage to 1;50 and banned trading bonuses in the UK, it is hardly a surprise that the Irish financial watchdog follows suit. 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

FxPro will remain in private hands, abandons plans to list on LSE

Jan 05 2017 07:50:03 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Major forex broker FxPro said on Wednesday that it had cancelled its plans to list on the London Stock Exchange, as the UK financial watchdog threatened to apply stricter rules for retail forex and CFD trading, sources close to the matter told online media Sky News. Read more

CMC Markets mulls moving out of the UK after FCA capped leverage

Dec 23 2016 14:12:06 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Forexbrokerz.com learned that financial spread-betting and CFD giant CMC Markets is thinking over moving away from the UK after the FCA’s decision to cap leverage to 1:50 and to introduce other restrictive measures to forex and CFD trading. Read more

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