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Spain’s CNMV warns against non-regulated TradeV, among other brokerages

May 22 2017 14:30:34 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Spain’s financial watchdog, the Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), has issued warnings against TradeV (tradev.com), and several other unregulated forex and binary options brokers. Namely, these are TorOption (toroption.com), OptionCM (option-cm.com), 53Option (53option. Read more

Online investment scams in Australia mark a 130% increase YoY

May 15 2017 13:26:28 Jonathan Smith in Market

The report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for 2016 revealed that Investment scheme scams caused the greatest losses to Australians, after romance and dating frauds. Read more

AFCA: The new EDR for all Australian forex brokers

May 12 2017 13:53:17 Jonathan Smith in Market

The federal executive government of Australia announced it will introduce a comprehensive package of measures to strengthen the accountability and competition in the country’s financial system. Read more

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

Plus500 announces strong quarterly performance, its stock price up by more than 4%

Apr 26 2017 09:22:30 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

Major forex and CFD broker Plus500 (LON:PLUS) announced “significant improvement in profitability and quality of earnings” for the quarter that ended on March 31, 2017. Read more

MahiFX gets third forex broker license from UK’s FCA

Apr 05 2017 13:51:01 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

One of the leading Australian and NZ forex brokerages and a global technology provider, MahiFX, has acquired a license from UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Read more

In line with regulatory restrictions, Plus500 no longer offers bonuses

Apr 03 2017 12:25:59 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

As a leading forex and CFD service provider, Plus500 constantly strives to implement all regulatory requirements. That is why, the brokerage no longer offers any promotions, such as trading bonuses, cash back and the like, to its clients. 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

FXCM has $155 million left to repay to Leucadia

Feb 28 2017 13:24:05 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

After having made payments in the amount of $238 million to Leucadia National Corp., Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) has $155 million left to repay to its US lender, Leucadia National Corp. Read more

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

Exness and Leverate’s VinciCM set default leverage to 1:50 in line with CySEC’s requirements

Jan 30 2017 08:49:15 Jonathan Smith in Brokers

In order to be in line with the new requirements introduced by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (‘the CySEC’), several Cypriot brokerages announced amendments to their trading conditions. Read more

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