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CME Group reports record ADV in 2021

Posted by 5 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/exchanges/cme-group-reports-record-adv-in-2021/)

Description: US derivatives exchanges operator CME Group, released its market statistics for December, the fourth quarter and the year 2021. During last year, ADV reached 19.6 million contracts, up 3% compared to 2020. ADV was up for the furth quarter and December by 26%. Q4 ADV stood at to 20.5 million contracts and December at 18 million contracts.

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Cboe Global Markets sees record options volume in 2021

Posted by 12 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/exchanges/cboe-global-markets-sees-record-options-volume-in-2021/)

Description: The market operator and global trading solutions provider Cboe Global Markets, Inc. today reported its December monthly and full year 2021 metrics. As far as features are concerned, Cboe Global Markets saw ADV in VIX futures of 227,000 contracts in December last year. The number was 54 million contracts for the full year 2021.

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London Stock Exchange reports 2021 as a strong year for FX business expansion

Posted by 19 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/exchanges/london-stock-exchange-reports-2021-as-a-strong-year-for-fx-business-expansion/)

Description: The exchange also registered a record number of IPOs in 2021. This year, more than 120 companies have listed on the London Stock Exchange. These companies were able to raise £16.8 billion as result, which is the highest capital raised since 2007 and highest number of IPOs since 2014.

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CySEC withdraws AFX Capital’s CIF licence

Posted by 26 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/fines/cysec-withdraws-afx-capitals-cif-licence/)

Description: CySEC noted that AFX Capital Markets no longer meets the requirements of the CIF licence. The regulator stated that the firm does not comply with the conditions of its authorisation related to its BoD, the suitability of shareholders and the organisational requirements.

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NatWest gets a £264.8 million fine for AML compliance failures

Posted by 2 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/fines/natwest-gets-a-264-8-million-fine-for-aml-compliance-failures/)

Description: According to FCA, NatWest failed to?properly?monitor?the activity of a Fowler Oldfield, a Bradford-based jewellery business that was a commercial customer of the bank at the time. The monitoring failures occurred during the period between 8 November 2012 and 23 June 2016.

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SEC files charges in a $49 million insider trading schemes

Posted by 9 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/charges/sec-files-charges-in-a-49-million-insider-trading-schemes/)

Description: Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against Swiss trader Marc Demane Debih. The charges are in relation to $49 million in illicit profits Debih generated with his active participation in two multi-year insider trading schemes.

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ASIC goes after Westpac with six lawsuits for compliance failures

Posted by 16 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/charges/asic-goes-after-westpac-with-six-lawsuits-for-compliance-failures/)

Description: The Aussie regulator has announced six civil penalty proceedings against Sydney-headquartered Westpac. ASIC noted that each of the proceedings results from an individual investigation and all uncovered widespread compliance failures across multiple Westpac businesses.

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B2Broker adds new features to its B2Core system in new update

Posted by 25 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex/institutional/b2broker-adds-new-features-to-its-b2core-system-in-new-update/)

Description: The B2Core mobile app now has a new interface, allowing users to have the same dashboard functionality as the desktop version. Its Help Desk has also been improved by granting access to users to a complete system via the app with customer management, verification confirmation, and the ability to create a ticket in the Helpdesk.

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Visa Expands ‘Buy Now, Pay later’ Feature into Australia

Posted by 11 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/payments/visa-expands-buy-now-pay-later-feature-into-australia/)

Description: On Thursday, digital payments powerhouse Visa announced the expansion of Visa Installments in Australia through a partnership with ANZ and Quest, a merchant payment provider. The expansion will mean that Australian consumers can access the company’s ‘Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) feature through their ANZ credit cards. This can be done during checkout, without the need for extra steps.

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MOEX Executive Board Chairman Re-Elected

Posted by 19 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/exchanges/moex-executive-board-chairman-re-elected/)

Description: The Supervisory Board of the Moscow Exchange (MOEX) revealed on Thursday evening that it has moved to re-elect Yury Denisov as Chairman of the Executive Board. The move will see Denisov stay at the helm, with his current tenure set to expire on May 12, 2022. However, the Supervisory Board said it has already initiated the procedure for his re-election and approved his candidacy for election for an additional three-year term.

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ThinkMarkets introduces Liquidity.net for institutional and professional clients

Posted by 26 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex/liquidity/thinkmarkets-introduces-liquidity-net-for-institutional-and-professional-clients/)

Description: ThinkMarkets has launched a new multi-asset offering via its prime broker partnership, Liquidity.net. The new product is aimed at servicing institutional and professional clients. Liquidity.net is registered with the UK Financial Conduct Authority and has offices in London and Dubai.

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First Sentier Investors integrate with Flowlinx via FlexTrade’s FlexTRADER EMS

Posted by 2 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex/liquidity/first-sentier-investors-integrate-with-flowlinx-via-flextrades-flextrader-ems/)

Description: FlexTrade Systems, multi-asset execution and order management systems provider, and First Sentier Investors, a global asset management group, today revealed that the Flowlinx liquidity is available via FlexTRADER EMS. With Flowlinx, block liquidity search in Emerging and Frontier market equities is simpler and easier.

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Capital.com Expands Into Australia After ASIC Licence

Posted by 9 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex/brokers/capital-com-expands-into-australia-after-asic-licence/)

Description: Online retail broker Capital.com announced on Thursday that it has been granted a licence to work in Australia by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The Australian Financial Services (AFS) license awarded to Capital.com has seen the broker open an office in Melbourne.

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SEC awards 5 whistleblowers with $2.6 million

Posted by 17 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/rules-and-regulation/sec-awards-5-whistleblowers-with-2-6-million/)

Description: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed it has awarded five individuals who provided information and assistance in three separate enforcement proceedings. The five whistleblowers received a total of $2.6 million for their cooperation. One individual received $1.2 million from the regulator for providing valuable independent analysis based upon a complex algorithm they developed and applied to publicly available data.

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Leap Rate | Contact

Posted by 23 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/contact/)

Description: LeapRate is proud to operate on the new-age virtual company model. All of our reporters and contributors work remotely and telecommute from leading forex centers worldwide including the UK, the US, Canada, Israel, Australia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, and China.

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Securities and Exchange Commission charges DeFi firm with $30 million fraud

Posted by 30 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/cryptocurrency/regulation-cryptocurrency/securities-and-exchange-commission-charges-defi-firm-with-30-million-fraud/)

Description: The US SEC has charged two men from Florida – and their company – with fraudulently raising $30 million in unregistered sales. Derek Acree and Gregory Keough formed the company Blockchain Credit Partners, and between February 2020 and February 2021, the company misled several customers. The $30 million was raised from the sale of smart contracts.

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Whistleblowers receives more than $4 million from SEC

Posted by 6 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/financial-services/rules-and-regulation/whistleblowers-receives-more-than-4-million-from-sec/)

Description: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed it has issued whistleblower awards in total of more than $4 million. The regulator noted that the whistleblowers who received the monetary awards provided information and assistance in two separate enforcement proceedings.

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Forex Trade News

Posted by 13 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/archive/)

Description: As the primary provider of Forex trade news and the first European site to cover global investments, LeapRate is the authority on the currency market. Our forex trading system uses the best resources. Our team works with professional journalists and maintains close ties with industry contacts and friends.

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Tag: Forex Trade News, Trade News, Forex News, forex trading, forex trading system

HotForex Broker Review

Posted by 20 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/hotforex/)

Description: HotForex was established in 2010 and is part of HF Markets Group, which has offices in the UK, Cyprus, Dubai, and Seychelles. It is regulated by the FCA, CySEC, and other authorities around the world.

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Tag: HotForex, HotForex Broker, HotForex Review, Broker Review

Exness Review | Forex-Brokers

Posted by 27 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/exness/)

Description: Exness is a multi-asset broker founded in 2008. The company now boasts nearly 60,000 active client accounts from all over the world. Exness offers several flexible account types and financial instruments to suit various strategies.

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Tag: Exness, Exness Review, Forex Trading, Forex Brokers

FP Markets Forex Broker Review

Posted by 3 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/fp-markets/)

Description: As well as being a global forex broker, FP Markets offers 10,000 tradeable assets in total across all of the key areas, including stacks of major and minor currency pairs, shares, energies, and natural gases and, when hedging your bets, precious metals such as gold and silver.

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Tag: FP Markets, Forex Broker, Broker Review, Forex Broker Review

BDSwiss Forex Broker Review

Posted by 11 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/bdswiss/)

Description: BDSwiss offers trading with more than 250+ CFDs under CySEC & FSA (and more than 1000+ CFDs under FSC) covering Forex, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Indices, ETFs, and Equities.

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Tag: Covering Forex, Forex trading system, Forex trading, Forex Broker Review

VT Markets Forex Broker Review

Posted by 18 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/vt-markets/)

Description: VT Markets was established in 2016 in Sydney, though its registered addresses are in Taiwan and the Cayman Islands. It offers various financial products and services to retail clients and is regulated by ASIC and CIMA under the name of its parent company, Vantage International Group.

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Tag: VT Markets, Forex Trade News, Trade News, Forex News, forex trading, forex trading system

ActivTrades Review | Leap Rate

Posted by 26 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/activtrades/)

Description: ActivTrades is a leading independent broker providing trading services in Forex, ETFs, Indices, and Commodities, on CFDs and spread betting. ActivTrades values protecting its clients’ funds, excellent customer service, and fast execution.

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Tag: ActivTrades, Forex, ETFs, Indices, Commodities

Forex Brokers | Trademax Global Markets

Posted by 2 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/trademax-global-markets/)

Description: TMGM (Trademax Global Markets) started its operation in Australia back in 2013. The company has an AFS license from the Australian watchdog ASIC to provide OTC derivative and forex trading. The ASIC regulation is among the strictest authorities worldwide, making TradeMax a safe broker to trade with.

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Tag: TMGM, Forex Brokers, Trademax Global Markets, making TradeMax, forex trading

Tickmill Forex Broker Review

Posted by 8 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/tickmill/)

Description: To date, Tickmill has serviced more than 240,500 customers, executing a total of 385 million in doing so. Tickmill primarily caters to the needs of both individual and institutional investors and generally appeals to traders of beginner to intermediate experience levels.

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Tag: Tickmill Forex Broker Review, Tickmill Forex, Tickmill, Tickmill primarily, Forex Broker Review, intermediate experience levels

ProRealTime | Forex Brokers

Posted by 15 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/prorealtime/)

Description: ProRealTime is a powerful trading platform that currently serves just under 900,000 users and claims to add approximately 400 new traders every day. On top of this, ProRealTime offers traders access to a wide selection of financial instruments and markets, along with top-quality charting tools.

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Tag: ProRealTime, new traders, offers traders, forex trading

Equiti Broker

Posted by 22 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/equiti-broker/)

Description: Equiti is an international, fully regulated, trusted forex broker based in Amman, Jordan, and operating across the Middle East, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. Founded in 2008, the firm is regulated and licensed by various regulatory bodies across the jurisdictions in which it operates, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.

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Forex Brokers

Posted by 29 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/forex-brokers/)

Description: LeapRate is an independent research and advisory firm, specialized in covering the world of Forex trading. We are followed by hundreds of thousands of traders, investors, and other FX industry participants via our website.

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Forex Trading News

Posted by 5 days ago (https://www.leaprate.com/)

Description: The LeapRate audience is regularly made aware of any business-affecting changes. LeapRate is considered a neutral and reliable medium. Forex trading news from us is independent and reliable.

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Tag: Latest Financial Market News