Tag: financial spreadbetting

November 28, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

UK looks at taxing spreadbetting

Leading religious and social figures in the UK push to remove the tax exempt status of spreadbetting After several years of tax exemption the UK Treasury seems to be aiming at that heaven. Lawmakers will look into spread betting after the taxing question was raised by the Archbishop of Canterbury and shadow treasury spokesman Lord…

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March 12, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

IG Group posts strong financial results to begin 2013

Revenue and volumes up in every region worldwide. IG Group, the UK's leading financial spreadbetting company, announced that in its Q3-2013 (for the quarter ended February 28, 2013 -- IG has a May year-end) revenues and activity were up nicely in double-digit percent across all of its major regions -- its home market of the…

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March 01, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

MarketSpreads to rebrand as Shelbourne Markets

MarketSpreads to expand its offerings for traders, investors, and corporates. LeapRate has learned that Ireland-based financial spreadbetting broker MarketSpreads will be rebranding, effective already next week, under its new name Shelbourne Markets. The strategy behind the name change seems quite obvious -- the company will be expanding from spreadbetting to other areas of financial trading,…

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