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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 ...

ASIC highlights CFD compliance issues

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUN 2012
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission review of client money handling and reconciliation practices has shown non-compliance by a number of issuers of over-the-counter contracts for difference and margin FX derivatives. The Australian Securities ...

ASIC permanently bans CFD dealer

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2012
ASIC has permanently banned a former contracts for difference (CFD) dealer following an investigation. ASIC's (Australian Securities & Investment Commission) investigation focused on the conduct of Simon Marcus Gundry, of Mornington, and his online ...

Currencies dominate CFDs

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2012
... focused on the Aussie dollar. Research from Capital CFDs has shown AUD/USD remains the most popular contract for difference (CFD) followed by EUR/USD and gold. The research found both experienced and new traders were focused on currencies, commodities ...

CFD providers form industry body

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  FRIDAY, 30 MAR 2012
... operational efficiency and investor protection. The forum has established 16 standards that go over the existing regulations for the CFD industry in areas such as risk management, due diligence, business continuity and full segregation of client funds. ...

ASIC to take hard line on deliberately misleading ads

CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 FEB 2012
ASIC is set to clamp down on misleading advertisments for financial products and services as part of its continued shake up of the financial services system. New guidelines released by ASIC commissioner Peter Kell emphasised the need for promoters to ...

DST Global Solutions launches HiPortfolio upgrade

CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 NOV 2011
... Derivatives processing has also been enhanced to provide capability for Total Return Swaps (TRS) and Contracts for Difference (CFD). This extends the current strategy to allow clients flexible accrual processing and to leverage existing systems within ...

BetaShares launches Aussie first oil exchange traded fund

CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  TUESDAY, 22 NOV 2011
BetaShares has announced an Australian first with the launch of the first oil exchange traded fund on the country's stock exchange. The exchange traded fund (ETF), which will trade under ASX code "OOO", aims to track the performance of the S&P GSCI ...

ASIC investigations lead to charges, interim orders

CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  TUESDAY, 15 NOV 2011
A Perth stockbroker has pleaded not guilty to more than 10 fraud charges, but guilty to a charge of dishonestly using his position as an employee at his former workplace. Jonathan Kur, who was an authorised representative for Hogan and Partners Stockbrokers ...