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AvaTrade Launches Forex And Options Mobile Platform AvaOption Mobile

AvaTrade Launches Forex And Options Mobile Platform AvaOption Mobile

Ireland based Forex and other financial instruments broker AvaTrade just announced the launching of a new brand mobile solution focused on Forex and Options traders, the AvaOptions Mobile platform, according to the company's website.... Read more.

Cboe’s Trading Volumes Inch up in August

Cboe’s Trading Volumes Inch up in August

Chicago-based futures and options trading platform operator Cboe Global Markets released data on trading volumes for August. The company’s main busi... Read more.

European Commission to Probe Antitrust Allegations Against Google

European Commission to Probe Antitrust Allegations Against Google

European regulators are investigating Google’s job search service “Google for Jobs” on suspicions that the search engine giant favours its tool ... Read more.

eToro Hires Sefiani to Increase Brand Awareness in Australia

eToro Hires Sefiani to Increase Brand Awareness in Australia

Forex and CFD (contract for difference) platform operator eToro selected Sydney-based Sefiani as its communications agency as it plans to launch in Au... Read more.

IG’s Revenue And Profit Decline in FY 2019

IG’s Revenue And Profit Decline in FY 2019

On Monday, CFD broker and spread betting provider IG Group published its financial performance for the fiscal year 2019. The company’s revenue and e... Read more.

Polish Regulator Ignores ESMA’s Leverage Limit

Polish Regulator Ignores ESMA’s Leverage Limit

XBT is the first Forex and CFD broker to allow 100:1 leverage despite the fact that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recommends a ... Read more.

eToro Adds Tezos, Partners With Everton, Aston Villa

eToro Adds Tezos, Partners With Everton, Aston Villa

CFD platform operator eToro recently added Tezos to its list of cryptocurrencies, bringing the total number of assets in this category to 15. Moreover... Read more.

FCA Wants to Ban Consumers From Crypto CFDs, Options, Futures, ETNs

FCA Wants to Ban Consumers From Crypto CFDs, Options, Futures, ETNs

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s main financial regulator, wants to limit retail investors’ access to cryptocurrency products, acco... Read more.

Saxo Bank’s Japanese Unit Shakes Hands With TradingView

Saxo Bank’s Japanese Unit Shakes Hands With TradingView

Saxo Bank Securities, the Japanese unit of Danish fintech and brokerage service Saxo Bank, announced that it had partnered with TradingView. The deal ... Read more.

EC Fines JPMorgan, Barclays, Citigroup, Others For Rigging Forex Market

EC Fines JPMorgan, Barclays, Citigroup, Others For Rigging Forex Market

The European Union fined five banking giants a total $1.2 billion, charging them with manipulating the foreign exchange market (Forex) for their benef... Read more.

ESMA Extend CFD-Related Restrictions Again

ESMA Extend CFD-Related Restrictions Again

On Tuesday, the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) announced another update of its restrictions related to contracts for difference (CFDs) a... Read more.

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