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3 06, 2020

Company Update: Sale of ETX Capital to Guru Capital

2020-11-04T13:30:37+00:00June 3rd, 2020|

The team at ETX Capital is delighted to announce that the company’s current shareholders have agreed terms of a sale of ETX Capital to a fund associated with Guru Capital, a Switzerland-based private equity firm with a special focus on FX and CFD Brokerage.   Roger Nagioff, Founding Partner [...]

9 02, 2015

Four main principles to keep on track in a precarious market

2021-02-02T20:43:47+00:00February 9th, 2015|

Global markets were able to serve up a cascading of events in 2015 so far from the fall of oil price and euro, to rallying government bonds; from the removal of Swiss franc floor to the shocking election results in Greece. It appears as if European markets will be setting [...]

30 01, 2015

Arbitrage opening in spread betting

2015-01-30T07:19:22+00:00January 30th, 2015|

Investing has become more intricate than a simple purchase and selling of assets. Investors can hedge their respective portfolios much more efficiently in anticipation of more positive returns hence, analysis and strategies must be used so that there will be better facilitation such as outcome. Before adopting an investment strategy, [...]

27 01, 2015

Eurozone is still providing enticing opportunities

2020-11-26T22:15:03+00:00January 27th, 2015|

Hedging currency exposure has been a saving grace. The euro had an uneven ride last year and most did not anticipate this year to bring much respite. Frail growth, credit transaction and a very real threat of a deflationary spiral are igniting mounting expectations of a quantitative easing. Economic despair [...]

19 01, 2015

CFDs are beginning to appear a lot like biomass

2015-01-19T08:21:13+00:00January 19th, 2015|

Drax, being the second biggest coal power station in Europe has a determined corporate strategy which is primarily based on gradually converting a number of its generating units in order to become a predominantly biomass-fuelled power generator that is contingent and reliant on wood pellets as replacement of coal. Of [...]

15 01, 2015

CFDs – Expanding to many, highly standardised in the U.S.

2021-12-22T20:31:21+00:00January 15th, 2015|


Every now and then in the free world of stock exchanges, traders and brokers, a new kid on the block was able to tag along and is now taking much of the world's global financial markets along with it. Originally developed in England, traders and brokers from Britain to Sydney [...]

1 01, 2015

Britain, to extend Libor manipulation policies to cover oil, gold and silver

2015-01-01T06:45:27+00:00January 1st, 2015|

The U.K. will be expanding its scope of laws and policies which will criminalise the market benchmarks shall include seven additional rates to cover the currency gold, oil and silver markets by April 1, 2015. The contemplated move is the most recent conservative-led government to secure the malpractice in the [...]

17 12, 2014

Spread betting and Binary Options: International Trading Options

2021-01-28T18:53:18+00:00December 17th, 2014|

The range of financial markets available to investors in general is growing rapidly in a daily basis. Spread betting and binary bets are two common investment forms that have been introduced just recently are increasingly becoming very popular in Europe which are primarily based upon similar principles. Spreads and binaries [...]

12 12, 2014

Major renewables energy improvement from Contracts for Difference

2014-12-12T08:13:26+00:00December 12th, 2014|

Offshore wind developers could be set to receive an advantage from a new round of Government subsidies for renewable energy after a larger-than-expected Westminster funding committed its efforts towards a single objective. A new tranche of support for renewable projects, with industry body Scottish Renewables could help bolster prospects for [...]

4 12, 2014

New managed volatility funds seek to secure client portfolios from market swings

2014-12-04T07:30:10+00:00December 4th, 2014|

Value in managed volatility are drawn from equity-like exposure with lower volatility, similar returns, and better downside performance. When clients seek a financial adviser's counsel, they normally rouse their dreams of a major upside and it is very important that clients be assisted in their risks by creating a balanced [...]

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