Archive for December, 2010

Dubai and Qatar to be first Gulf Countries to allow Short-Selling?

December 18, 2010Andy No Comments »

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar may well become the first two Gulf countries to permit short-selling as regulators try to revive trading volumes.

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Australia, CFD newcomer supports tighter ASIC Rules

December 9, 2010Andy No Comments »

Capital CFDs back ASIC’s moves to close loopholes on regulations on the Australian market.

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UK, Goldman Sachs writes down stake in CMC Markets

December 7, 2010Andy No Comments »

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has reportedly written down its £140 million stake in financial trading firm CMC Markets PLC only three years after making the landmark investment.

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Europe, ETX Capital Introduces Eastern European Currencies and Shares to its CFD platform

December 7, 2010Andy No Comments »

ETX Capital was reported by CityAM to have expanded its range of markets by introducing Eastern European forex pairs and shares to its CFD platform.

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Australia, Joseph Hartman falls from Luxury to Jail for Insider Trading

December 3, 2010Andy No Comments »

In a landmark case that has reached the Australian national tabloids, a young broker charged with multiple counts of insider trading in CFDs has received a four-and-a-half year jail sentence, the highest sentence on record…

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France, French Regulator Urges Public Caution On Forex CFDs

December 2, 2010Andy No Comments »

The French market regulator Wednesday called for ‘caution’ on foreign-exchange trading via Contracts For Difference, or CFDs, and forex forwards.

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