Tag: ESMA CFD warning

July 25, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

ESMA issues warning on sale of speculative products to retail investors

After warning on CFD trading, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a warning about the sale of contracts for differences (CFDs), binary options and other speculative products to retail investors who are unaware of the risks associated with these products, and also highlights the regulatory action taken in relation to several Cyprus-based investment…

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March 04, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

European regulator ESMA warns on CFD trading

Is this ESMA's way of indicating it plans to tighten rules for CFD trading? The EU's financial markets regulator, ESMA (the European Securities and Markets Authority), has issued a somewhat strange and "plain-vanilla" sounding warning against CFD trading by retail investors.  The ESMA warning on CFD trading states that ESMA is concerned that "during the current…

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