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ASIC warns CFD providers on margin calls, disclosure

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 12 AUG 2011
... they are confident and informed. At the press conference, Medcraft flagged margin calls in a volatile market as an issue for CFD providers. "Clearly there's a problem when they do margin calls," he said. "Often you have gapping risks in terms of the ...

BBY expands with Stonebridge acquistion

RACHEL DAVIS  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2011
BBY has announced it has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the StoneBridge Private Client Adviser network, staff and product platforms. The StoneBridge Group is a boutique investment firm with over 15 years experience in the Australian ...

ASIC moves to protect OTC retail investors

MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAY 2011
... dealing in OTC derivatives are legally allowed to use client funds to hedge positions," said Andrew Merry, managing director of CFD provider Capital CFDs. "This sends a confusing message to trading clients and we have long advocated for a change in the ...

Derivatives sky high since SGX fall

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 19 APR 2011
... expiries lead to a spike in trading activity. Other result highlights include the high number of Contracts for Difference (CFD) that were traded with a total of 9,778 ASX CFD trades were transacted in March 2011, comprising a volume of 17.0 million contracts. ...

CMC markets appoints new head for Aus, NZ

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAR 2011
... trading business in London with just 35 staff. "I was there in 2000 when they launched the first contract-for-difference (CFD) products in the UK," he said. Cooper headed to Australia nine years ago to develop the local business which has grown exponentially ...

Westpac Online launches intl CFDs

ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 FEB 2011
... Contracts for Difference (CFDs) to its product suite. Available from this week, Westpac Online investors will have access to CFD coverage across nine international markets that include international shares, share market indices, FX and commodities. "This ...

CMC taps pattern recognition for traders

MEDIA RELEASE  |  TUESDAY, 14 DEC 2010
... rather than using a third party provider. Pattern recognition is free to all clients using CMC Market's desktop and web-based CFD platforms. Since being launched to CMC Markets' existing clients in Australia, almost 40 per cent of active clients have ...

CFD newcomer backs tighter ASIC rules

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 7 DEC 2010
Capital CFDs tackles Australia's contracts-for-difference (CFD) market despite ASIC tightening its regulations. Australia's CFD market, reportedly the second largest globally, was hit hard during the GFC with many investors exposed to the drawbacks ...

ASIC cracks down on CFD trading

RUTH LIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 NOV 2010
... including a draft regulatory guide which proposes an ASIC benchmark-based disclosure model for CFDs. According to the paper, CFD providers will need to provide PDSs and ongoing disclosures that require them to address the benchmarks on an "if not, why ...

CFD health check prompts more oversight

MICHAEL HOBBS  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2010
The regulator has stepped up its monitoring of the contract for difference (CFD) market and proposed new measures to improve the market's transparency, following a study that found consumers are still confused about the risks when trading CFDs. The ...