The consultation on the ban closed earlier this month.
MetaTrader 4 or a bespoke platform? We examine the adaptations required to avoid regulatory purges, lobby groups and obsolescence
A thorough and detailed response to the need for multi-product offerings by retail brokerages these days to stay ahead of new rulings and changing customer demand
Shortly after introducing similar upgrades to its mobile app for iOS devices, OANDA updates its fxTrade app for Android gadgets too.
The consultation is open until May 29, 2017.
The app for iOS devices features a functionality for simultaneous editing of multiple positions.
CMC Markets confirms no changes to its corporate structure in light of impending CFD regulations, the extension of its product offering with the launch of ‘Knockouts’ in Germany and Austria, and close working relationships with regulators as changes to how leveraged OTC products are provided are implemented
“Liquidity provision for CFDs is still underserved so we will be looking to continue growing our position here”, says Richard Elston, Head of Institutional, CMC Markets.
May the climate for advertising of trading products in France worsen further? Yes, it may.
ASIC could well follow the FCA in capping CFD leverage to 1:25 for retail clients that have less than 12 months trading experience as part of its ongoing scrutiny of the CFD industry
Recent M&A deals have been hundreds of millions as massive venues mop up institutional FX firms – not retail client bases for a few million. We examine in great detail what will cause consolidation this year and why it will be much higher up the ecosystem and for very high values, including perspectives from senior industry figures.
CMC Markets will NOT leave the UK, contrary to erroneous mainstream British reports – FinanceFeeds insight
FinanceFeeds can categorically confirm that despite mainstream British media reports during the past 24 hours, CMC Markets has not had any discussions at any commercial level about leaving the UK and is instead lobbying the FCA in the interests of this industry and clients with regard to the new CFD proposals by the British regulator.
British regulator bashes CFDs, yet allows £85 million of taxpayers money to fund potentially detrimental P2P lending sector
In the wake of the FCA’s proposals which seek to limit the way CFDs are provided in the UK by large, well capitalized and long established companies which are highly sophisticated and have a loyal client base, the potentially problematic P2P lending sector gets £85 million investment from the British taxpayer, despite FCA warning
“There has been a great deal of negative press surrounding binary options, CFDs and the unfair treatment of clients. That’s why these futures contracts are pinned to a digital currency to offer a degree of tangibility to the product” – Adam Cole, CEO, Football INDEX
FX industry veteran and senior executive Meir Velenski explains how to maximize dormant clients, and how to engage high net worth investors, what retained value and income is involved, and how to grow the bottom line of an FX an CFD firm
CFD bombshell: Senior FX executive speaks out “The entire OTC FX industry will move to exchanges” in very comprehensive analysis
“Scandals in the OTC industry, bankruptcies related to SNB type events and binary options scammers have given ample justifications to exchange lobbyists to argue against the OTC retail industry. In the end who do you think has more clout with the FCA? The LSE or IG markets ? It is obvious who is going to win.”
FCA rulings on CFDs lambasted – “Lowering the leverage won’t save clients from losses” says regulatory technology expert Quinn Perrott
After the FCA announced its plans to reform the CFD market, shares of major electronic trading companies in Britain plummeted. The question is, will the new rulings actually serve customers any better? There is a school of thought that thinks not
As the net closes in on the fraudulent binary options sector, many brands are now attempting to make a step toward offering FX. When bearing in mind how Tier 1 banks are restricting genuine liquidity to well established firms, the understanding and knowledge that is required to run a bona fide FX firm, and the complete difference in background and career path of leaders, these claims should be viewed with extreme caution
FinanceFeeds hosted over 60 senior FX industry executives at the second FinanceFeeds Cyprus Cup event. On November 16, our global “Cup” series of exclusive networking events will take place in London, as the FinanceFeeds London Cup prepares to welcome over 100 senior FX industry figures. Here is a look back at yesterday’s event
Europe’s continental financial markets regulator has produced a detailed insight into binary options and CFDs, and is looking at banning them from the entirety of the European Union