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6 01, 2021

UK Cryptocurrency Ban Is Now On

2021-01-06T21:19:49+00:00January 6th, 2021|

From today, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is enforcing a ban on cryptocurrency trading for retail traders. From today, no new crypto positions can be opened, and any existing crypto trades you hold will be made close-only. This means you cannot open new positions but can close or reduce the [...]

28 12, 2020

Information for EU Clients: Trading After Brexit

2020-12-28T14:12:35+00:00December 28th, 2020|

UK financial and investment companies provide regulated trading services to EU clients by relying on EU law rights to provide services across the EU by the means of “passporting”. The UK withdrew from the EU on 31 January 2020. Under the Withdrawal Agreement, UK firms have continued to provide [...]

11 12, 2020

FXCM Temporarily Stops Accepting EU Customers

2020-12-11T21:09:56+00:00December 11th, 2020|

Due to the looming Brexit deadline, FXCM, a reputable spread betting, CFDs, and forex broker, becomes the first broker to announce that they are temporarily shutting the door and not accepting customers from the EU. FXCM have been in the industry for 20 years and made this decision to be [...]

13 11, 2020

Benefits Of Testing New CFD Strategies

2020-11-13T16:32:37+00:00November 13th, 2020|

Traders who learn new CFD strategies and are preparing to implement them within their portfolio should take the time to test these techniques in the sandbox environment of a demo account, in order to iron out any creases or problems without risking any capital. With a variety of different strategies, [...]

22 07, 2020

Tesla Mini-Markets With CoreSpreads

2020-11-04T13:31:33+00:00July 22nd, 2020|

Tesla is never out of the headlines, and with good reason! In mid-July, the share price hit a record high - just below $1,800. That was a five-fold increase on where the shares traded just four months ago. This gave Tesla a market capitalisation of $320 billion making it [...]

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 [...]

2 06, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 01/06/2020

2020-06-02T17:36:13+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

Update 05-06-2020: Shocking rise in nonfarm payrolls sends Dow Jones back to 27000, Europe extends gains In a baffling turn-up for the books, America actually CREATED jobs last month, sending the already giddy markets into a state of triple-digit ecstasy. Earlier in the week analysts were forecasting that more than [...]

26 05, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 25/05/2020

2020-05-26T15:57:49+00:00May 26th, 2020|

Update 29-05-2020: Markets deep in the red as they stew ahead of Trump’s China press conference The tension built as Friday went on, the markets anxiously awaiting Donald Trump’s press conference – and whatever that will mean for the relationship between the USA and China. Though it didn’t quite match [...]

18 05, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 18/05/2020

2020-10-25T13:42:53+00:00May 18th, 2020|

Update 21-05-2020: Dow Jones flat, FTSE eases losses despite another ugly jobless claims reading The Dow Jones tried, and somewhat failed, to lift Europe into the green on Thursday afternoon, though the US open did help ease the morning’s losses. The market’s main preoccupation this Thursday seems to be Donald [...]

11 05, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 11/05/2020

2020-05-11T16:00:06+00:00May 11th, 2020|

Update 14-05-2020: Markets sink as Trump suggests he could ‘cut off the whole relationship’ with China Things got really nasty on Thursday afternoon, the growing concerns surrounding the US-China situation and another sharp increase in unemployment causing an intensification of the session’s already pronounced losses. Having fallen close to 1000 [...]

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