Archive for August, 2010

Australia, CFD Growth Continues

August 26, 2010Andy No Comments »

The market for CFDs in Australia keeps expanding, according to new research released by Investment Trends. IG Markets is now the biggest provider with respect to primary relationships with CFD traders holding 29 per cent of the market, while CMC Markets still leads…

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UK, Betfair’s CFD Exchange Platform gains FSA approval

August 16, 2010Andy No Comments »

Online sports betting exchange operator Betfair is preparing to launch a multilateral financial trading facility for CFDs via its subsidiary LMAX, that is planned to compete with the London Stock Exchange.

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CMC Markets Integrates Pattern Recognition Charting Application

August 11, 2010Andy No Comments »

The CMC Markets trading platform now includes a new pattern recognition upgrade – available via the CFD Marketmaker Desktop platform.

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Australia, Gain Capital’s Forex Division Expands Product Offering to include Equity Index CFDs

August 9, 2010Andy No Comments »

Gain Capital’s forex trading division has just announced the launch of share index CFDs to its forex offering in Australia and the launch of a new Australian website for its clients.

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EU, CESR publishes consultation paper on Standardization and Exchange Trading of OTC Derivatives

August 4, 2010Andy No Comments »

On July 19, the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) published a consultation paper (CESR/10-610) on the standardization and exchange trading of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.

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Ireland, Irish Regulator Reviewing Disclosure Restrictions of CFD Holdings

August 2, 2010Andy No Comments »

CFD holders which were at the center of the Quinn/Anglo Irish controversies, should face additional restrictions, corporate enforcement watchdog Paul Appleby has stated…

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