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Mauritian Exchange GBOT to Target Africa – Rebrands to BOURSE AFRICA

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Mauritian financial derivatives exchange rebrands as it opens up new market opportunities across the continent. GBOT, the multi-asset exchange promoted by FT will rebrand as BOURSE AFRICA LIMITED as it attempts to serve the wider market.
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Traiana’s Swap Data Repository Service Goes Live

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In ICAP’s Half Year results statement that was issued last November, the interdealer stated that it’s post trade monitoring unit Traiana was continuing to develop its non-FX business. Expanding its reach, Traiana has recently been growing its CFD swap services …
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Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange Teams Up With FFastFill for Middle & Back Office Systems

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Hong Kong’s premier commodity exchange, HKMEX has signed up to FFasFill’s SEALS and Eclipse software to enhance its connectivity and processing of orders. HKMEX whose shareholders include ICBC is positioning itself as the proffered executing venue for trading Asian financial …
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GFT now offers CFDs and Spread Betting Binaries

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In another sign that binary option trading is one of the more interesting products out there GFT, one of world’s largest forex brokers, now announced that it will start offering CFDs and spread betting binaries. GFT is now the second major forex broker to start offering binary trading after Saxo Bank has introduced its Touch Options back in August. Just like Saxo Bank GFT here is using its own technology and not third party’s.
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IG Group publishes 2011 results – Net Revenue up 7%, Clients up 11%

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IG Group just reported its results for the 2011 fiscal year (for IG it ends on May 31st). Bottom line is that IG’s Net Revenue is up 7% to £320.4 million. Number of clients grew 11% year on year (13% if excluding Japan).
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Saxo Bank adds stock and commodity indices to ForexTrading.com offering

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Saxo Bank which only recently rebranded forextrading.com as its retail offering ($2,000 minimum as opposed to the usual $10,000 deposit minimum) is now adding more stock and commodity indices to the available offering. Saxo Bank just recently announced its exit …
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FSA Bans And Fines Self Employed Trader Barnett Michael Alexander £700,000 For Market Abuse

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by Adil Siddiqui, Independent Financial Services professional. The FSA has been closely monitoring Financial Markets and the transparent functioning post Lehman. This the first time an individual has been fined such a harsh amount in the derivatives trading in particular …
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IG Group interim statement for Q1 2011, revenue up 10%

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Revenues are up 10% in general but down in Japan, as expected due to leverage restrictions, Nadex is about to launch PFGBest as the first independent  member. IG Group Holdings plc (“IG” or the “Group”) issued the following Interim Management …
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Betfair's LMAX receives FSA nod to launch a CFDs exchange

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LMAX Limited today announced that it has received Financial Services Authority (FSA) authorisation and plans to launch and operate a multilateral trading facility (MTF) to trade contracts for difference. Immediately prior to FSA authorisation Goldman Sachs, pursuant to an agreement …
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IG Group publishes quarterly report, revenues up 16%

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IG Group Holdings plc issued the following Interim Management Statement  referring to the three months ended 31 August 2010 and the corresponding period last year. “Group revenue for the quarter was approximately £79m compared to £68m in the corresponding quarter in the prior …
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BT Prime Extends Emerging Markets Push, Adds Thai Baht Liquidity

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