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.
FXTM improves margins for Indices and Commodities CFDs on ECN accounts
Feb 06 2017 12:32:19 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
Cypriot forex and CFD brokerage FXTM announced amendments to trading conditions of certain instruments previous week. The broker alters margin requirements for Indices and Commodities CFDs on its ECN server as of today, February 6.
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.
FXTM makes Index & Commodities CFDs available for trade to ECN account holders
Dec 19 2016 10:24:53 Jonathan Smith in Brokers
FXTM added new financial instruments for trading on its ECN trading accounts – namely, contracts for difference (CFDs) on indices and commodities.
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...