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ESMA regulation leverage

What are the ESMA regulation leverage requirements?

On the 1st of August 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) officially adopted new measures for marketing Contracts for Difference (CFDs) to retail clients. These ESMA regulation leverage measures included: Limits on leverage for opening positions; Margin close out rule on a per-account basis; Negative balance protection on a per-account basis; Halting the …

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New “cold war” between the US & China and the impact it has brought on the FX trading industry

The USA’s relationship with China has always been complex and progressively deteriorated recently, pulling down with itself global financial markets, stocks, commodities, and currencies. The Sino-US relations sharply worsened following a series of events under Donald Trump’s administration, the most recent and scandalous of which was on Monday 3rd of August, when Trump set September …

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Coronavirus and Forex Trading: Impact and Opportunities

As the world adjusts to the reality of COVID-19, billions of people are focusing not only on the immediate public health implications but also on the economic fallout. With “non-essential” bricks-and-mortar stores shuttered and only outlets such as food shops and pharmacies operating as normal, the impact of the coronavirus is likely to be felt …

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