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Former Moody's analyst guilty of insider trading

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 8 DEC 2014
A former Moody's analyst has pleaded guilty to passing on inside information which enabled a friend to make more than $180,000 trading shares. Daniel Joffe, 37, of Vaucluse, passed on information acquired in the course of his duties to Nathan Stromer ...

Sonray director to face 10 years imprisonment over unfunded deposits

ALICE URIBE  |  THURSDAY, 3 OCT 2013
The sole director of Sonray Capital Markets (Sonray) Russell Andrew Johnson could face up to 10 years jail time over criminal charges relating to false accounting, theft and deception. Johnson pleaded guilty to the seven criminal charges brought by ...

ASIC winds up insolvent derivatives issuer

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2013
... to wind up Sydney-based derivatives issuer Apex Derivatives. Apex promoted trading in forex and contracts for difference (CFD) derivatives via its website. ASIC issued a Court application on 28 May 2013 seeking the company be wound up because it was ...

Managed accounts set for an overhaul

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2013
For the first time in nine years, the country's financial services regulator is placing the managed accounts sector through a comprehensive review, addressing grey areas and fixing major drawbacks that have long derailed the sector's growth. Institutions ...

Bond CFDs, charting tools now on Saxo platform

STAFF JOURNALIST  |  FRIDAY, 2 NOV 2012
Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd has added CFDs on government bonds to the existing range of asset classes available to trade, plus new charting tools to assist investors with greater information. Available on SaxoTrader, SaxoWebTrader, SmartMobileTrader ...

Ruling returns $62 million to MF Global customers

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 30 AUG 2012
... in the absence of any further changes, this should proceed within weeks. Justice Black also said contracts for difference (CFD) clients and clients trading foreign exchange on margin were entitled to interest, although futures clients were not. Overnight ...

ASIC raises bar on OTC derivatives

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 AUG 2012
Issuers of OTC derivatives, including CFDs and margin foreign exchange derivatives, will have to meet new financial requirements just released by ASIC. The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) yesterday announced an increase in minimum ...

BetaShares launches BEAR Fund

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUL 2012
BetaShares has launched an Australian Equities Bear hedge fund designed to generate returns even when the market is turning down. This will be achieved by utilising shorting strategies that are negatively correlated to a falling ASX 200, but without ...

CFD turnover rises amid dollar decline

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2012
... euro declines driving turnover, increased demand for gold and strong interest in the US and German 30 are some of the latest CFD trends identified in CMC Markets' May trading trends report. The latest analysis of CMC Markets' (CMC) trading patterns in ...

Local DMA providers hit back

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUN 2012
Australian DMA providers in the CFD sector have warned Treasury officials over what they claim are misrepresentations being made on the use of client money to hedge positions. Australian direct market access (DMA) providers First Prudential Markets ...