Tag: US election

January 02, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Who made money on the US election and who lost?

Donald Trump was the clear winner of the US election, with both Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party the clear losers. But there were others who won and lost thanks to the November 8 US election. Adinah Brown, content manager at Leverate, explains. Trump may have won the Presidency, but the true winners may have…

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November 14, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Hotspot FX sees best ever volumes day after US election

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that Forex ECN Hotspot FX, a unit of Bats Global Markets Inc (BATS:BATS), had its best day ever on the day after the US elections last week. Volumes at Hotspot FX, which average in the $25 billion per day range, hit a record $64.5 billion on Wednesday November 9. Post-US election…

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November 07, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

CFI Markets raises required margins before US election

CySEC regulated retail forex broker CFI Markets has decided to lower leverage and hike required margin requirements leading up to the US election this Tuesday, November 8. CFI sent out the following message to clients. Dear Valued Client, The US Presidential Elections are coming up soon and volatility in the markets is expected to spike…

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