Tag: GBP

May 04, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Crypto exchange Kraken adds 11 new conversion pairs

Previously, converting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to ETH on Kraken took two different trades and with the new BCH/ETH conversion pair, it can be done directly. The new addition expands Kraken’s total number of trading pairs to 155, including more traditional FX trading pairs Kraken launched about six weeks ago. The exchange added the new pairs…

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November 08, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Market analysis on Brexit

ActivTrades’ Senior Analyst Ricardo Evangelista has prepared for LeapRate his market analysis on Brexit. See details below: Market Analysis on Brexit Almost three and a half years have passed since the 23rd June 2016 referendum that took most by surprise, revealing a majority supporting the separation of the UK from the European Union. Since then,…

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September 03, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Daily Market News: Political uncertainty weighs on GBP

eToro UK markets analyst, Adam Vettese, has provided his daily commentary on traditional and crypto markets for September 3, 2019. The text below is an excerpt and does not contain the full analysis. Highlights include: Bitcoin Network Prepared for Bakkt Launch: Physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts are set to launch this month. Bitcoin’s hash rate continues…

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November 22, 2016 BY admin

Warsaw Stock Exchange launches British pound futures as volatility rises

Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) the biggest securities and derivatives exchange in Central and Eastern Europe today announced that the exchange's Management Board has successfully launched GBP futures on the main market. Małgorzata Zaleska, President of the Warsaw Stock Exchange said: The decision to introduce GBP futures is yet another step in making GPW’s offer more attractive…

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June 21, 2016 BY Mike Fox

DMM FX halts trading in GBP and EUR pairs

DMM FX Australia, who is closing up shop this summer as reported by LeapRate back in May is taking no extra risks before winding down. Today they notified current clients that due to an increased risk following the Brexit referendum and to further protect clients’ positions during this event, trading will be suspended from 07:10hrs (server time) for…

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June 13, 2016 BY Mike Fox

RoboForex increases margin requirements and limits trades for "Brexit"

The Belize IFSC regulated RoboForex division announced today limitations on leverage across, MT4, MT5 and cTrader platforms on GBP instruments, as well as "Close only" notifications for MT4, MT5. As traders know, the June 23rd 2016, UK referendum is approaching for "Brexit", on the country exiting the European Union (EU). Therefore, all currency pairs with the British…

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June 09, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Admiral Markets hikes margin requirements 5x for trading around Brexit vote

Today globally regulated brokerage firm Admiral Markets announced they will issue temporary changes in its trading terms regarding GBP currency pairs and FTSE100 instruments, lasting from the session opening Monday, 20 June until 12:00 pm EET, 27 June. Margin requirements for all currency pairs with the pound sterling (GBP) and FTSE100 index CFD will increase by five times…

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May 24, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Carney: BoE wouldn't fight post-Brexit Forex moves in GBP

Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney today stated that the central bank of the United Kingdom would adopt a laissez-faire stance towards the pound no matter what decision comes during the UK-EU referendum being held on Thursday, June 23, to decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union. For traders, they should expect to see…

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