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Keeping up with changes in the retail CFD/FX industry

Updated: Apr 17, 2022

During 8 weeks of platform testing last year, the following events occurred in the retail leveraged trading industry…….

  • ASIC announced restrictions to retail CFDs and the FCA announced the prohibition of retail cryptocurrency derivatives.

  • A brokerage licensed by a major regulator entered liquidation.

  • Three major acquisitions were announced/completed.

  • A Listed brokerage announced plans to enter two new regulated jurisdictions and launch a digital bank.

  • A major regulated brokerage announced a rebrand.

  • Two listed brokerages announced record quarterly/half year performance.

  • Four brokerages announced the acquisition of new regulatory licenses.

  • Over sixty brokerages were blacklisted by global regulators.

  • Seven key executive moves were made.

  • New or extended sponsorship deals were announced involving: Chelsea FC, Manchester City FC, Newcastle united FC, Aston Villa FC, Crystal Palace FC, Everton FC, Leicester City FC, Southampton FC, West Bromwich Albion FC, Burnley FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Leeds united FC, Cardiff City FC, Eintracht Frankfurt, FC Augsburg, FC Cologne, Hamburger SV, Union Berlin, Vfl Wolfsburg, Real Madrid CF, Sevilla FC and Jose Mourinho.

With OvertEd Markets you won't miss any of these changes again…….

OvertEd Markets are s London based knowledge management company that provides retail CFD/FX brokers with competitor intelligence, industry insight and market share data via a cloud-based platform. The company maintains the largest industry specific dataset and uses proprietary algorithms and technology to provide clients with unprecedented visibility of opportunities and threats in the market. The team has experience in strategic research, algorithmic trading and hedge fund trade execution. Members of the team have previously exited companies to listed CFD/FX brokerages.

Users of our platform have access to:

  • A searchable database covering key metrics from over 100 brokers.

  • Share of funded accounts by key brokers across regions.

  • Broker focus by region.

  • Battlecards on leading brokers providing a SWOT analysis.

  • Leading industry news and insight.

  • Tools to monitor the selection and detraction drivers of your broker as well as your competitors.

According to Investopedia, a contract for differences (CFD) is an arrangement made in financial derivatives trading where the differences in the settlement between the open and closing trade prices are cash-settled. There is no delivery of physical goods or securities with CFDs.

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