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CFD Brokers

Plus500 share price rise driven by Bitcoin boom

Broker of the month: ETX Capital, read our expert and client reviews here The CFD broker Plus500 has seen the price of its shares surge during the first week of 2018, with the increase being […]

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Financial Spread Betting

Spread betting firms shaken by FCA warning

Shares in several spread betting brokers have taken a hit following a warning from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that it would investigate the contracts for difference (CFD) market amid ‘serious concern’. The warning marks […]

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cryptocurrency

Spreadex to add Bitcoin to spread betting platform

Spread betting company Spreadex is set to offer Bitcoin as part of its range of markets. The UK-based spread betting brokers are offering Bitcoin pricing based on the underlying futures price currently being offered by […]

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Financial Spread Betting

ETX Capital reshuffle continues with Bird appointment

Objectivus Managing Partner Simon Bird has been announced as the latest new board member of Monecor Limited, the parent company of spread betting broker ETX Capital. Simon Bird will be a non-executive Director, and has […]

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cryptocurrency

New year starts brightly for IG Group, starts to offer Bitcoin Gold

The new year has started well for financial spread betting firm IG Group, which recorded a new 52 week high on Wednesday January 3 – its highest for more than a year. Barclays upgraded the […]

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Forex

Former City Index COO Simon Bird becomes executive chairman of Ikon Finance

Simon Bird, the former COO of financial spread betting broker City Index, has been named as non-executive chairman of Ikon Finance Limited, part of the multinational Ikon Group. The announcement confirms rumours that began in […]

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cryptocurrency

City Index predicts rocky road for Bitcoin

Spread betting brokers are predicting an uncertain time ahead for crypto-currency Bitcoin after its spectacular rise came to an equally spectacular end over the last two weeks. Bitcoin passed its all-time high of $19,850 on […]

Financial Spread Betting

Markets cautious on gold prospects

A good month for gold has left the precious metal ending the year on the up, after a month of near-continuous growth has it gaining ground on its year-high of $1,357 set in September. A […]