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ESMA and New Regulations on CFD Trading

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has defined a new set of rules and regulations for investment firms, spread betting providers, and credit facilities for greater transparency and efficiency in the financial markets.
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Why Did UK Banks Follow Suit with Ban on Cryptocurrency Credit Card Purchases?

At the time of writing, global stock markets have been undergoing a tremendous selloff as investors pull money from equities and plow it into other markets.
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Investing in the UK: Miners Leading by Example

The UKs mining sector has been performing well heading into February 2018. Industry giants, Anglo American (1,756.00p), BHP Billiton (1,600.00p), Randgold Resources Ltd (7,168.00p), Rio Tinto (4,024.50p) and others have been leading the way in a short-term resurgence.
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UK Eyes Big Payments to the EU as Shortfalls Loom

Rumours abound that the United Kingdom is positioning itself to make massive payments to the European Union to secure a Brexit deal. The programs being targeted in these upcoming deals are found in areas such as science and research.
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UK Spread Betting Companies Ready for 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is looking to make the spread betting industry safer for traders in 2018.
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Goodbye Europe, Hello Trans-Pacific Partnership?

The Brexit transition must conclude by December 2020, according to Michel Barnier – the EU official spearheading Brexit talks. The UK is not intent on sitting idly by while global trading partnerships are forged.
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Value Investing Returns to British Bourses

The UK all-share index, the FTSE 100 whipsawed wildly in 2017. Brexit-related pressures have impacted trading activity in UK companies. The most notable development in 2017 was the rather stable performance of the GBP/USD pair
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Will UK Platforms Now Include Derivatives Markets for Cryptocurrency?

The explosive growth of digital currency trading in 2017 has facilitated the development of new markets in the form of derivatives trading of cryptocurrency
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Will the GBP Rally after Heavyweight Investors Arrive?

The GBP/USD currency pair is trading around the 1.34436 level as at the close of trade on Friday, 1 December 2017
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How Will the UK Housing Market Be Impacted by the Latest Budget?

The United Kingdom is in the midst of a possible ‘housing crisis’. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond is expected to address the serious problems in the UK where new homeowners are being pushed out of the market by extortionary prices.
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