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IG Group cashes in on favourable market in August, chairman departs

The spread-betting firm reported revenue growth in its first-quarter despite concerns new regulations on CFD trading would dent its performance like last year...

2 days, 4 hours ago

CMC Markets shares jump as it raises profit guidance as Australia proposes regulatory clampdown

CMC noted that Australia has proposed tightened rules on the sector but it was “well prepared to respond quickly and manage any regulatory changes as required”.  ...

on 08/22/2019

Volatility is back! But who are the winners and the losers in an unpredictable market?

The big stock exchanges are even more erratic than Donald Trump on Twitter…...

on 08/14/2019

IG Group warns Australia will be the next to introduce leverage limits

Regulators around the world have been cracking down on the spreadbetting industry in a bid to prevent the average punter from losing lots of money...

on 07/23/2019

The price of Bitcoin isn’t just down to technical analysis

Bitcoin is often viewed as being beholden to the trends of the market, however there is the possibility that its price could have more grounding than initially thought...

on 07/11/2019

Crypto clampdown will 'have limited impact' on IG, CMC and Plus500

The City watchdog this week launched a consultation on potentially preventing the sale to UK retail customers of derivatives products referencing any sort of ‘cryptoassets’...

on 07/04/2019

Analysts more upbeat on IG Group after trading update

Liberum upgraded its recommendation for the online broker to 'buy' from 'hold'...

on 05/23/2019

IG Group makes long-term dividend commitment as trading activity picks up

“Assuming these targets are achieved, the Group's revenue in FY22 will be around 30% higher than in FY19.“...

on 05/22/2019

Why UK investors shouldn’t worry if they own shares in overseas cannabis companies

IG is reportedly set to pull shares in US and Canadian cannabis stocks from its platform amid legal concerns, but its rivals, including Hargreaves Lansdown and Interactive Investor, won’t be following suit...

on 04/29/2019

IG Group says chairman Andy Green planning to step down at its annual general meeting in September

On 30 October last year, the FTSE 250-listed financial trading firm appointed June Felix as its new CEO with immediate effect...

on 04/15/2019

Stricter regulations dent IG Group’s trading revenues once again

Third-quarter revenues were also dented by the absence of last year’s crypto rush this time around...

on 03/21/2019

IG Group sees red as regulation squeezes revenues

The 6% fall in revenues had been forecast in a trading update issued by the trading platform operator in December...

on 01/22/2019

Trading platforms CMC Markets and IG Group best-placed to weather recent rule changes

Both CMC and IG are focused on winning business from high-value professional clients who aren’t the target of the latest clampdown...

on 12/18/2018

IG Group expects lower first-half revenue after regulatory clampdown

IG also announced that its German subsidiary had received a licence from the country’s regulator that will allow it to offer financial products across the EU after Brexit....

on 12/04/2018

IG Group appoints June Felix to become its first ever female CEO

June Felix's appointment follows the departure of veteran Peter Hetherington last month...

on 10/30/2018

IG Group's veteran CEO steps down as regulatory pressures bite, shares slide

IG has struggled with tighter regulations in recent months and reported a 5% drop in first-quarter revenue last week...

on 09/27/2018

Numis analysts reckon IG is worth a punt after recent share price fall

IG beat Numis forecasts with last week’s first-quarter results, but the stock has slipped 10% in the days since, taking it down into ‘good value’ territory...

on 09/25/2018

IG Group quarterly revenues dip on lower volatility in financial markets

A regulatory clamp down on the sale of so-called contracts for difference led to significantly lower trading volumes by clients in the UK and the EU in August...

on 09/20/2018

IG Group downgraded to ‘Sell’ by Shore Capital amid worries of additional regulatory scrutiny

The broker's analysts raised concerns that mitigating actions by IG's clients to avoid new regulations could have the opposite effect...

on 08/06/2018

IG Group says crypto interest waning as it cautions over customer protection changes

Cryptocurrency trading accounted for 7% of total revenues, but IG said interest tailed off sharply toward the end of the year...

on 07/24/2018

The benefits of being classified as a professional investor ... they're marginal

New regulations to be introduced by the European Securities and Markets Authority have sparked a stampede of applications by retail investors to be classified as "professional" so they can bypass the new regulations...

on 05/23/2018

IG Group sees 10% revenue drop from new margin trading regulations

European regulator ESMA has proposed leverage caps of 30 times on foreign exchange, but just two times on cryptocurrency spreads...

on 05/23/2018

IG Group shares retreat as European regulator clamps down on CFDs

IG Group, in a stock market statement, noted that the ESMA measures are temporary, lasting three months at a time...

on 03/27/2018

IG's future uncertain as spread-betters face tough new regulations, say analysts

Liberum placed its rating and target price on the stock under review ...

on 03/22/2018

IG shares jump as Bitcoin boom boosts quarterly revenues

IG said client trading in cryptocurrencies accounted for 11% of revenue in the third quarter...

on 03/22/2018