Tag: Forex leverage

ESMA - Did they go too far?
December 21, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Let your voice be heard on ESMA's 30x Forex leverage plan!

Pan-European financial regulator ESMA's plans to severely restrict the online trading business in Europe, if implemented, will have far-reaching effects for traders and brokers alike. ESMA's proposals include: 30x leverage cap on Forex and CFD trading ban on 'bonus' payments to retail traders ban on Binary Options trading required negative balance protection for retail clients…

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FXCM Group
December 19, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

FXCM Group supports ESMA’s proposed 30x Forex and CFD leverage cap

Retail forex broker FXCM Group has also released a statement in support of yesterday's announcements by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) relating to additional customer protections. Further, FXCM hopes this leads to harmonized regulations across Europe. FXCM has long been in full compliance with most of the proposed…

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