Archive for December, 2016

Analysis: Germany’s Ultimatum to CFDs Brokers – Negative Balance No More

December 11, 2016Andy No Comments »

Negative balance protection is becoming a must even for STP brokers. Contracts with an additional payments obligation, such as margin, will soon not be available to retail clients in Germany.

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FCA gets tough on Retail CFD Sector

December 9, 2016admin No Comments »

On 6 December 2016, the UK Financial Conduct Authority proposed stricter rules for firms selling ‘contract for differences’ products (CFDs) to retail customers. The proposals follow heightened regulatory scrutiny on the sector across Europe, amid concerns that a growing number of retail customers are trading in CFDs without understanding the risks involved.

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