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FCA Proposes Permanent Product Intervention Measures for Retail CFDs and Binary Options

The FCA previously warned firms that it was concerned market participants could try to circumvent ESMA’s measures on CFDs by selling other products of a similar complexity to retail ... to the main ... read more

City watchdog proposes clampdown on high risk spread betting instruments

The FCA proposed a ban ... CFDs to retail clients. Following their introduction, shares in spreadbetting companies such as IG Group, CMC Markets, and Plus500 have plunged. The FCA said its proposed ... read more

UK online traders hit hard by planned European clampdown

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) detailed plans ... to ban binary options products for retail customers. The proposals are part of a continent-wide effort by regulators to tighten ... read more

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Spread-betting: is the risk reflected in valuations?

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA ... to these initial proposals; IG Group set up a website where clients could protest the plans, which gained around 14,600 responses. However, analysts at Numis ... read more


UK Conduct Authority Consults on Permanent Product Intervention Measures

The FCA's proposals differ from ESMA's measures in two ways. First, they set leverage limits for CFDs referencing certain government bonds to 30:1, compared to ESMA's 5:1 limit. Second, they apply to ... read more

IG Group achieves record profits as it prepares for regulatory clampdown

IG is facing an industry-wide crackdown from the European Union’s securities watchdog, ESMA. The ESMA this month launched a consultation on plans to enforce stricter regulation on the retail online ... read more

GAIN Capital Holdings' (GCAP) CEO Glenn Stevens on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Following ... recent ESMA regulation. On March 27, ESMA and FCA announced regulatory changes in the provisions of CFDs, which will apply to retail clients in the UK and EU. These final measures are ... read more

European watchdog proposes retail leverage limits

In a statement late on Friday the European Securities and Markets Authority detailed plans to further curb trading platforms offering CFDs ... retail investors and 50 times for other clients. The FCA ... read more

FCA Plans Clampdown On Risky CFDs, Binary Options

Law360, London (December 7, 2018, 12:24 PM GMT) -- The Financial Conduct Authority set out plans on Friday to introduce a permanent ban ... retail clients because of the restrictions on CFDs. Firms ... read more

FCA Publishes Consultation Paper on Restricting CFD Products Sold to Retail Clients and on Product Intervention Measures for Retail Binary Options

In its consultation paper, the FCA is proposing to intervene in the CFD market to address allegedly poor conduct by firms offering CFD products to retail customers, and to limit the sale of CFDs and ... read more

FCA Postpones Policy Outline For Risky CFD Products

The FCA ... proposals will help retail investors, who lose a total of up to £450 million per year on CFDs. British firms are already abiding by a ban on these products under temporary rules set out by ... read more

EU brings in tough rules to protect small traders

The regulator will also ban the sale of “binary options” to retail clients ... It later put the plans aside in anticipation of EU-wide regulation from Esma. The FCA said on Tuesday it welcomed the ... read more



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