Sarah Robertson of Income Access looks at the evolution of the retail forex and binary options sectors and examines how affiliates fit into their marketing mix.
Forex and brokerage company Blackwell Global has secured its first sporting sponsorship deal with English Premier League football club Everton.
Asaf Elimelech, chief executive of Plus500, has said that the company had a “very successful” first half of 2017 and is currently operating “significantly” ahead of expectations.
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission has published a new circular aimed at making brokers increase the level of monitoring and supervision they exercise over their affiliates.
Betfred is to expand its service offering into the Forex and CFDs trading market with the launch of TradeFred.
IG Group has said that it expects to achieve full-year growth across a number of key financial metrics after an increase in revenue during the fourth quarter.
Online trading services firm GAIN Capital has launched an affiliate programme with Income Access.
Plus500 has “welcomed” the conclusion of Germany’s financial authority’s consultation on contracts for difference (CFD) trading.
FX trading affiliate Investoo Group has acquired financial news website and peer review marketplace Invezz.com.
Plus500 has confirmed that Penelope Judd is to become the new chairman of its board.
Plus500 has reached a settlement agreement with the Belgium Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) in relation to the public offering of investment instruments, including CFDs, in the country.
Foreign exchange affiliate Investoo Group has purchased 100ForexBrokers.com in a deal that the company said represents its largest acquisition to date.
IG Group suffered a 15% year-on-year drop in revenue in the UK and Ireland during the third quarter, but was able to report growth in other markets.
English Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur has ended its sponsorship deal with binary options company EZTrader 18 months ahead of its designated expiration date.
Ireland is set to follow the UK, Germany and France by clamping down on the retail forex and contract for difference (CFD) markets.
French financial regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has begun to enforce a ban on the electronic advertising of forex and binary options services.
XLMedia has agreed a deal to acquire mobile performance marketing platform ClicksMob Inc.
Plus500 has revealed a record full-year financial performance in a preliminary unaudited results posting for the 12 months to December 31, 2016.
IG Group published record revenues for the six month period to November 30, 2016.
Binary options trader Banc de Binary is to halt all operations and wind down its business for good, according to the FinanceMagnates.com website.