Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

Australia, Beware of Frontline Financial Planning: ASIC

August 18, 2011admin No Comments »

It has been reported that Frontline Financial Planning, a company that is presently under investigation by ASIC is running an unauthorised operation offering Australians the ability to buy and sell CFDs and trade foreign exchange

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Australia, Slow Down in CFD Activity

August 17, 2011Andy No Comments »

The number of investors dealing in CFDs in Australia has slowed down given the persisting high levels of market volatility and increased awareness of the risks involved.

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Australia, ASIC aims to tighten rules around CFDs and Margin Forex Trading

May 10, 2011Andy No Comments »

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has proposed a tightening of the rules around the financial requirements for issuers of over-the-counter derivative products.

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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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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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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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Short-Selling Bans ‘Causing Chaos’

September 23, 2008Andy No Comments »

Britain was the first to ban investors from taking short positions on banking and financial institutions’ shares last week and was followed on Friday by bans in the US sharemarkets.

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