Archive for September, 2010

Australia, Ex-Macquarie Banker pleads guilty to Insider Trading

September 23, 2010Andy No Comments »

A former Macquarie Bank portfolio manager has pleaded guilty to insider trading on 12 occasions which amounted to more than $1.4 million in gross profit, an ASIC investigation has found.

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EU, European Commission releases proposals on OTC Derivatives Markets and Short Selling

September 21, 2010admin No Comments »

Today, the European Commission (EC) released proposed regulations on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, central counter parties and trade repositories, which is intended to bring more safety and more transparency to the OTC derivatives market.

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South Africa, IG Group’s Acquisition of IdealCFDs

September 10, 2010Andy No Comments »

FTSE 250-listed IG Group Holdings, the power behind CFD provider IG Markets has announced its acquisition of South African (CFD) company, IdealCFD Financial Services.

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Australia, ASX Derivatives Trading sees 9% Growth in August

September 6, 2010Andy No Comments »

The Australian Securities Exchange reported a 9% rise in the total value of all CFD trades to $371.6 million in August, during which 16.3 million contracts were traded.

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