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Forex CT cops $20 million fine

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
... requests. Both Hoang and Tran made misleading representations that clients would make profits trading with Forex CT when a CFD is a speculative high-risk investment and told clients they would not benefit from clients depositing funds.

ASIC issues warnings on investment scams

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
... In addition, ASIC has received several reports from consumers who have been scammed after responding to crypto-currency and CFD investment advertisements in counterfeit versions of news outlets such as Forbes Business Magazine, ABC News, Sunrise and ...

Foreign exchange brokers banned

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
... requests. Both Hoang and Tran made misleading representations that clients would make profits trading with Forex CT when a CFD is a speculative high-risk investment and told clients they would not benefit from clients depositing funds. Furthermore, Hoang ...

Trading platform slapped with licence conditions

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
A trading platform was slapped with additional conditions from ASIC for several compliance failures. ASIC is doubtful if retail OTC derivative issuer AxiCorp Financial Services has the appropriate procedures and internal controls to meet regulatory ...

ASIC to curb huge CFD losses

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 OCT 2020
... CFDs referencing a commodity (other than gold) or a minor stock market index. Issuers must also limit retail clients' CFD losses in their trading account. Offering inducements such as trading credits or gifts like iPads are also banned. Civil and ...

Watchdog warns of celebrity-endorsed bitcoin scams

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
ASIC has uncovered several cryptocurrency scams using Australian celebrities, prominent news sites, and government agencies to reel in investors. Endorsements from celebrities and business figures such as Waleed Aly, Mike Baird, Celeste Barber, Andrew ...

Foreign exchange broker banned

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
ASIC has banned a former foreign exchange broker from the industry for three years, after it was found he was not fit to provide financial services and had not complied with related laws. Steven Marsh, a former employee of Forex Capital Trading, engaged ...

CMC Markets introduces derivatives platform

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
CMC Markets has launched a new derivatives platform to provide access to thousands of single stock CFDs in Australia, the US, Europe and Asia. CMC said the platform has been developed to allow seamless integration with existing systems, including an ...

Saxo Markets launches investment loyalty scheme

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
The multi-asset trading and investment specialist has launched a loyalty program that offers investors rewards for trading across asset classes, including CFDs, FX, stocks and bonds. The interactive scheme will be available to all clients in Australia ...

ASIC issues stark warning to retail investors

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2020
ASIC has issued a strongly worded warning to those trying to profit from the COVID-19 induced market volatility who are not investment professionals. The regulator released a 14 page paper on how investors are trading in securities and contracts for ...
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