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Euronext Preps Multi-Currency Trading Service for ETFs, Ahead of Spin-Off

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The soon-to-be spun-off business line of IntercontinentalExchange Group, under the Euronext N.V brand – preps for an IPO after reported regulatory backing, and launches a multi-currency ETF service, after strong results.
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Thinking CFDs, ThinkForex Expands CFD Offering With Six New Index-Based Instruments

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The ASIC-regulated online trading broker under the name TF GLOBAL MARKETS (AUST) PTY LTD, has just announced that six new CFDs will start trading next week, based on certain US, European, and Australian underlying indexes.
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Bitcoin Arbitrage, Scalping Market Inefficiencies, and Currency Market Share Gradual Shift

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As the new digital currency quickly takes a small market-share of the foreign exchange market, its recent volatility and record prices are bringing the pricing differences to light and is reminiscent of Forex Scalping.
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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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