Key findings of the Investment Trends 2014 Australia CFD Report

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Contrary to the global trend, the Australian CFD market grew in trader numbers despite low volatility in 2014 The number of CFD traders in most of the countries studied by Investment Trends fell in the previous 12 months but the Australian CFD market bucked this trend. Against a backdrop of lukewarm investor sentiment and low […]

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CMC Markets Unveils New Stockbroking Offer

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Invites Frequent Traders to Reap Rewards CMC Markets yesterday unveiled its new stockbroking packages, which the business says reaffirms its commitment to the Australian market and its serious intent to win substantial market share of the frequent trader segment. The move by CMC Markets Stockbroking is the first in a number of initiatives that will […]

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New technology gives frequent traders an edge

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CMC Markets is keeping its clients on top of their game with upgrades to its platform – including a new client sentiment tool that provides visibility and valuable insights into other traders’ positions. The new capability, exclusive to CMC Markets, is a purpose-built addition to its next generation CMC Tracker Platform that enables clients to […]

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2013 to be the year of investing ‘cautiously’

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2012 was the year that predications of hard landings, double dips and financial catastrophes couldn’t stop the growth of the world’s major indices but despite growth predictions of between 2.5% and 3.5% for the global economy in 2013, investors will remain cautious according to CMC Markets in its annual global outlook. Michael McCarthy, CMC Market’s […]

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China and Finland hold the ‘trade secret’ for CFD experts

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Australia’s top CFD traders looked to China and Finland for the best returns over the last week according to data released today from CMC Markets, Australia’s leading provider of trading services for frequent traders. An analysis of CMC Market’s most profitable clients measured by dollar value, found that one of the most popular CFD instrument […]

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US Federal Reserve approves QE3

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Earlier today, the US Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) approved another round of unconventional monetary stimulus, agreeing to deliver the third set of quantitative easing (QE3). The plans announced by US Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Beranke, were welcomed by investors and traders as financial markets across the globe witnessed a buying spree that sent […]

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CMC Markets leads CFD evolution with new platform

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CMC Markets is raising the bar for Australian CFD providers with the launch of its CMC Tracker platform for Australian investors. The result of A$156m of investment over two years, this new platform has been built in response to customer, industry and regulatory feedback that retail investors must be empowered and confident to trade the […]

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Reporting season scrutinised for signs of value and stability

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As reporting season kicks off, investors will be watching for signs of value and earnings sustainability, as well as eying specific stocks and sectors and the broader economy, according to Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist at CMC Markets. Recently the Australian bourse has been weighed down by international issues such as a potential China slowdown, […]

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Confidence returns as traders get active and more adventurous, CMC Markets survey says

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Traders get savvy with social media tools – websites, forums and blogs top the list SGX gets thumbs down while Chi-X more warmly received; almost one in four think the ASX is government owned CMC Herd Index shows traders continue to grapple with timing the market Traders are showing greater signs of confidence and are […]

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More than lowest brokerage: CMC Markets Stockbroking wins prominent awards from Investment Trends

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CMC Markets, the leading independent financial services provider, has been awarded ‘Highest overall client satisfaction’, ‘Best website functionality’, ‘Best customer service’, and ‘Best charting’ in the Investment Trends Dec 2010 Australia Online Broking Report. The multiple awards won demonstrate the quality and depth of CMC Markets’ stockbroking business after CMC Markets launched Australia’s lowest online […]

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