Tag: Investment Trends

daily markets news
January 03, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Aussie retail investors predict flat markets for 2019

The following article is courtesy of research firm Investment Trends. Research firm Investment Trends today released its December 2018 Investor Intentions Index, a monthly study that tracks Australian investors’ market outlook and intended investments. The study draws on monthly surveys participated by 2,195 Australian investors over the last 12 months. Aussie retail investors predict flat…

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US retail forex market
October 26, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

US Retail FX numbers plummet following FXCM market exit

A new report issued by Australia based research house Investment Trends has, not surprisingly, found that the US Retail and margin trading FX sector has taken a big hit in 2017, following the (forced) exit from the market earlier this year of former #1 broker FXCM. FXCM, and its founder and CEO Drew Niv, were banned…

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australia apac
August 30, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

IG, Plus500 and Pepperstone noted in 2017 Australia CFD market report

Research outfit Investment Trends has issued its 2017 CFD Report for its home market of Australia, noting some changes in market share among the leading brokers serving Australian retail traders. According to the Investment Trends report, UK online trading leader IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) remains the dominant leader down under as well, with 35% of…

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australia apac
March 09, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

IG Group and CMC Markets lead Australia forex broker market, Pepperstone #1 in client satisfaction

Financial research outlet Investment Trends has released its latest report on the Australia foreign exchange trading sector, showing continued growth of the Retail Forex sector down under. The latest report is based on a survey of more than 13,000 traders and investors conducted by Investment Trends in November 2016. Overall, Investment Trends calculated 4% growth…

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smartTrade increases presence in Australia, strengthens partnership with NAB
March 07, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Australia online trading growing, ETFs increasingly popular

Research firm Investment Trends released its 2016 Second Half Online Broking Report, an in-depth study of Australian online equities investors’ attitudes and behaviours. The study is based on a survey of over 13,000 investors and traders conducted in November 2016. Key highlights include: A record 77,000 Australians started trading online in the second half of…

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UK CFD brokers
February 03, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

UK CFD trading 2015: IG, Plus500, Saxo and CMC dominate

Further to the report put out on the UK online trading market by research firm Investment Trends, LeapRate has learned that in the fast-growing CFDs sector there has been some movement among the top brokers providing CFDs trading. Not surprisingly, continuing to lead the sector is IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG), which was named by…

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