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Plus 500 (LON:PLUS)

Plus500 revenue and customers numbers up, again…

Plus500 the Israeli-based but London-listed margin trading broker has posted its Q1 2023 trading update, which looks impressive in terms of revenue growth, new customer numbers and average revenue per user. Customers and revenue increase Plus500 reported that it has grown revenues by 64%, when compared to the final quarter of 2022, the firm generated

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InvestEngine raises another £2m via Crowdcube valued at £27m

ETF-focused Fintech InvestEngine has closed another successful crowdfunding round on Crowdcube, with the commission-free investment platform picking up almost £2.0 million in new funds. InvestEngine valued at nearly £30m InvestEngine had targeted £1.25 million from its latest crowdfunding round, which was managed by Crowdcube, however, it comfortably surpassed that figure and raised £1.94 million. This

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Twitter NYSE

eToro charts it’s way to the top of Twitter

eToro has partnered with one of the most high-profile businesses on the planet, Twitter, which of course is now owned by one of the world’s richest men, Elon Musk.  The joint venture between the two companies has been marketed as a way for Twitter users to trade stocks, Cryptocurrencies and other assets via the eToro

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WiseAlpha raises another £1m via crowdfunding site Seedrs

WiseAlpha, a fintech startup dedicated to fractional bond trading and ownership has announced a new fundraising round, via the crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Unlike equities bond markets are not easily accessible to retail investors. Bonds are often denominated in units of 100,000 dollars, pounds or euros and bond issuers have traditionally focused on institutional investors, rarely

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The Small Exchange

IG Group is re-acquiring The Small Exchange

IG Group is buying The Small Exchange, a futures exchange in which IG previously held a stake from Foris Dax Markets Inc, the parent of IG disposed of its interest at the same time that it announced its intention to acquire US-based options broker and educator, Tastytrade. A deal that concluded in July 2022.

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Wealthify help sustain Clim8 clients with a switching welcome bonus

Clim8, the investment platform that aimed to have a positive impact on climate change by channelling money away from fossil fuel investment and into clean, green energy and sustainable companies, has announced it is closing and will shutter for good on May 30th. In a message to clients, Clim8 said: “It is with deep sadness

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ESMA wants fractional share trading to be treated as derivatives

The European super-regulator ESMA, or European Securities and Markets Authority, has ruled that fractional share trading is a form of derivatives trading, and is not vanilla equity trading. In ESMA’s view, fractional trading should be subject to the same marketing, promotion and suitability rules for retail clients, as CFDs and other OTC derivative contracts. So

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IG Group

IG Group rewards its refer a friend promotion

IG Group has enhanced its refer-a-friend promotion and is now offering a £50 reward to customers who introduce friends to their stocks and share ISA accounts. ISA accounts allow savers to invest up to £20,000 per annum in a government-approved tax-free wrapper. The 2023 ISA deadline is the end of the tax year, 5th April

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eToro UK

eToro upgrades it’s charting with TradingView

Social and CFD broker eToro has upgraded its charting and technical analysis tools in partnership with TradingView. eToro introduces advanced charting and analysis tools and adds TradingView its platform eToro users will now be able to access a package of advanced charting and analysis tools, provided by TradingView, on the eToro platform. These tools include

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London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange makes it easier to access their market data

The LSE has created and launched a new, accessible data portal through which traders and analysts, and any other interested parties, can purchase unique LSE data sets or license LSE data products, via a dedicated website. Market data is an increasingly important and valuable resource The LSE Group moved beyond being just an exchange operator

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Moneyfarm expands its investment options with thematic portfolios

Digital wealth manager, Moneyfarm has introduced thematic investing which will allow customers to invest in a series of growth-oriented themes covering Technology, Sustainability, Society, or a mix of all three, known as Multi-trend. Moneyfarm believes this will allow customers to target growth and boost their portfolios by adding an additional level of customisation to their investments.

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eToro UK

eToro ISA launches in partnership with Moneyfarm

Multi-asset trading platform eToro has entered the UK ISA market in a collaboration with online wealth manager Moneyfarm. eToro’s UK clients will now be able to open a stocks and shares ISA, with Moneyfarm via the eToro platform. Unlike many other ISA offerings, the eToro and Moneyfarm product will be a discretionarily managed ISA. Meaning

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Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab brings its Managed Account Select service to the UK

Charles Schwab one of America’s largest retail stockbrokers is expanding the range of services it offers to UK investors, through the launch of its Managed Account Select product. Managed Account Select is a separate portfolio that’s managed on the client’s behalf. Charles Schwab will assist in stock selection and also offer access to fixed-income investing

Read More » Review adds clarity to overnight funding calculations

Fast-growing margin trading broker is adding more clarity to the way that it calculates its funding or overnight swaps charges. Currently, the broker calculates its funding charges without specifying how those rates are derived, but going forward, details of the formulas and reference rates will be available. overnight financing charges Funding charges are

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