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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 ...

All that glitters are gold ETFs

MICHAEL HOBBS  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2010
... able to meet their obligations," said Ashraf Laidi, chief market strategist at share trading and contracts for difference (CFD) broker CMC Markets. However, Phelan said there is no cause for concern. "There's 100 per cent allocation to bullion behind ...

Westpac upgrades online trading platform

COMPANY RELEASE  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2010
... complemented by more upgrades later in the year including new ways to gain access to international markets through shares and CFD's. Customers will also have improved access to managed funds allowing them to search, compare and invest in investment ...

Orion tightens compliance after rogue trader caught

RUTH LIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2010
... information about Orion's trading intentions. It is alleged that Hartman established positions in particular stocks through his CFD account prior to Orion trading in the same stocks on the open market. In this way, he was able to then exit his CFD positions ...

Market Wrap - Midday

AAP  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2009
The Australian sharemarket was almost one per cent lower at noon, dragged down by weaker commodities prices. At 1200 AEST, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 33.5 points, or 0.71 per cent, at 4667.7, while the broader All Ordinaries fell 37.9 points ...

CMC appoints head of wholesale

COMPANY RELEASE  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2009
... for targeting mid to large size financial institutions that are looking to add online broking and Contracts for Difference (CFD) trading to their service offering. Clinnick joins CMC Markets after five years with MF Global where he helped to win several ...

CFD demand rises with equities recovery

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2009
... its latest annual report on the sector, canvassing the views of more than 7,500 investors, nearly a third of whom are active CFD traders. The firm also surveyed a more than 300 investors who intend to trade CFDs and roughly the same number of people ...

CMC continues broking push

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2009
CFD provider CMC Markets ploughs more resources into its stockbroking arm as ongoing consolidation and tighter capital adequacy rules imposed on smaller brokers open up more opportunities in the sector. Traditionally catering for Contracts for Difference ...