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Shadow of Cyprus crisis remains cast on retail FX

Some retail brokers in Cyprus claim the recent crisis has driven concentration of clients among larger firms, but others argue there is little data to support this

Retail | 30 Aug 2013
Closed sign

Royal Bank of Scotland to exit CFD trading

RBS informed customers this week that its marketindex CFD business will close in November

Retail | 30 Aug 2013
Jars of money

Retail brokers concerned about capital hit to CFDs

Brokers offering CFDs face the prospect of having to raise additional capital to hold against CFDs, leading them to question the product's future

Retail | 19 Jul 2013

Regulation deters currency managers from retail FX

Mifid requirements for enhanced transparency and due diligence for retail investors makes retail FX less attractive for some currency managers

Retail | 05 Jul 2013

Rise in fraud prompts system upgrades for retail brokers

Brokers with weak anti-fraud protection in place risk a detrimental impact on the rest of the industry, participants warn

Retail | 28 Jun 2013
technology vortex

IG to roll out MetaTrader 4 alongside proprietary platform

New platform is to be implemented with a pilot group of clients next month and then rolled out fully in August, says chief executive Tim Howkins

Retail | 28 Jun 2013

Retail FX volume leverages the volatility boom

Growth in retail volume this year is not just a return from low volume in 2012, but a long-term trend, say market participants

Retail | 21 Jun 2013

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