EU regulation hurting margin/leverage/CFD platforms


#1

Shares in trading platforms tank as new European rules bite into profits - specifically shares in platforms that make money from margin/leverage/CFD accounts.

“Plus500 said that new rules from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) limiting the amount of leverage that can be given to retail customers would mean profit would be “materially lower than current market expectations” this year.”


#2

the context for this is Dividends and it turns out Alex already posted this news story :slight_smile: