Tag: CFD leverage

ESMA - Did they go too far?
February 14, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

IOSCO wants all securities regulators to enforce CFD leverage limitations, negative balance protection

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a Report on Retail OTC Leveraged Products, providing its own guidance to the world's financial and securities regulators on the future of leveraged trading. IOSCO members include virtually all of the key major (and minor) global regulators including the FCA in the UK, the SEC in the…

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June 02, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Dukascopy adds CFDs on Natural Gas and Copper

Switzerland based retail forex broker Dukascopy has announced that it has added some new commodity CFDs for trading. New CFD commodities launched for live trading on Dukascopy include Natural Gas to US Dollar (GAS.CMD/USD) and High Grade Copper to US Dollar (COPPER.CMD/USD), for regular LIVE self trading accounts. Maximum leverage on GAS.CMD/USD and COPPER.CMD/USD is set…

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March 08, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Will Spain be next to limit leverage on Forex and CFD trading?

Spain's financial regulator CNMV (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) has issued its Activity Plan for 2017-2018. The plan has defined four strategic areas for the next two years, and 50 specific objectives for 2017. While the CNMV did not outline specific plans to target Forex and CFD trading (or Binary Options, for that matter), it…

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June 17, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Dukascopy adds single stock CFD trading at 10x leverage

Switzerland-based retail forex broker Dukascopy has announced that CFDs on single stocks are now available on its LIVE platform for Dukascopy Bank and Dukascopy Europe clients. Initially Dukascopy will be offering CFDs on 34 stocks listed only on German stock exchanges (see list below). Dukascopy plans to add Switzerland and UK listed single stock CFDs in…

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