Tag: retail

February 26, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Why Forex regulation matters and what to expect in 2020?

Regulation provides with trust in the otherwise risky industry, it gives Forex brokers framework to guide them. Licenses mean that brokers have gone through a vetting process, their legitimacy has been confirmed. Thus, making them safer in holding your money and accessing investments and financial markets. Licenses help brokers to form and maintain meaningful partnerships…

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January 02, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

SGX RegCo to review retail bonds regulatory framework

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) has announced today that it has set up a working group of industry professionals and investors to review the retail bonds regulatory framework. The group will discuss matters such as the admission criteria for retail bond listings, the continuing obligations of issuers of such bonds, and ways to protect bondholder…

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November 20, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Daily Market News: US retailers take heavy hit

Adam Vettese, UK Market Analyst at eToro, has provided his daily commentary on traditional and crypto markets for November 20, 2019. The text below is an excerpt and does not contain the full analysis. Highlights include: BTC Drops to Lowest Level Since October: This below-$8000 level suggests markets hitting bear market territory. On the flip…

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Exness closes retail business in EU/EEA including the UK
October 28, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Exness closes retail business in EU/EEA including the UK

FCA and CySEC licensed FX broker Exness has just announced that it has decided to close its retail business in EU/EEA including the UK. The broker will now focus on other markets and grow its B2B operations. As stated on Exness' official website today: "As a company which values all of our clients, we realise…

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October 14, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

FXCM Group adds crypto baskets to its retail offering

Retail forex broker and provider of FX and CFD trading, FXCM (NYSE:FXCM) has just announced the introduction of cryptocurrency baskets to its retail customers. CryptoMajor - the cryptocurrency basket – is made up of the 5 major cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ether. CryptoMajor addresses hedging transparency issues by giving an equal weighting…

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October 09, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Singapore's MAS cuts FX leverage to 20:1

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced on Tuesday that it has made the following new retail regulations: Retail investors will now have access to 20:1 leverage (previous leverage was 50:1). As stated in the announcement, exemption from the new measures are only specified holders of a licence who maintain a base capital of…

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October 08, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

IG Group launches turbo24 retail product

UK online trading leader IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) has just announced that it has launched its latest turbo24 product. Traders will now be able to trade IG’s turbo24 on-venue product 24 hours a day, 5 days a week across France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden. The turbo24s will be offered through…

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