Tag: FCA bonus ban

December 13, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Odey continues to believe in Plus500, stake now above 23%

UK investment manager Odey Asset Management LLP has continued to buy shares of FCA regulated CFD broker Plus500 Ltd (LON:PLUS), building its stake as Plus500's largest shareholder to a more than 23% interest in the company. Odey began buying Plus500 shares early last week in the wake of Plus500's 28% share price drop, following revelations that…

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forex industry news update
December 11, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Forex Industry Week Review: CFD regulation, new SpotOption CEO, FXCH fundraising, Gain Capital Payments CEO quits, and lots more…

Forex Industry News at LeapRate was headlined by regulator moves which are clearly going to alter the online trading industry landscape, if not change it altogether. Following news that Cyprus regulator CySEC is proposing to ban bonus payments to retail traders and put a soft cap on leverage - news which was first reported exclusively at…

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Germany's BaFin maintains restrictions on retail trading with financial CFDs
December 08, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Germany regulator BaFin requiring negative balance protection for CFD trading

Germany's financial regulator Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (or just 'BaFin') has announced new regulations governing leveraged CFD trading. BaFin's actions come just two days after UK regulator the FCA dropped a bombshell by proposing new rules limiting leverage on Forex and CFDs to 50x, and banning bonus payment inducements to retail traders. The FCA's actions sent…

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