Legal Binary Options

CySEC Slaps Binary and Forex Brokers with More Legal Requirements

2017 05 12

Things are about to change for CySEC-regulated binary options and forex brokers; and in a big way. The changes will affect CIFs (Cyprus Investment Firms), which include binary options brokers. The new rules will come into force on May 31 of 2017, which is less than a month away. This was revealed through a circular […]

Binary Options Fighting Back After A Spate Of Regulator Crackdowns

2016 09 10

After suffering crackdowns time and again at the hands of various financial watchdogs, binary options brokers think they have had enough of this unfair treatment. With SpotOption in the lead, various brokers have come together to defend their interest and fend off future attacks on their operations. A few days ago, after months of work […]

Alpari Introduces Its Own Binary Options Trading Application, Alpari Options

2016 09 03

Clients of the binary options and forex trading brand, Alpari, can now trade all kinds of binary options through the company’s own binary options application. The application, which can even handle 30-second options, is called Alpari Options. The software is a mobile application that will work with both Android and iOS mobile operating systems. The […]

SpotOption Opens A London Office

2016 06 15

In order to better meet the needs of its European clients, SpotOption has now set up an office in London. In fact, this is the third global physical location the broker has established its agenda to cement its status as one of the top binary options platform providers in the world. Not too long ago, […]

CySEC Changes Binary Options Rules

2016 04 19

CySEC has come up with new policies on how binary option brokers should operate. The brokers are to comply with the introduced changes by mid-July. In general, the binary options brokers will “operate in a way that is fair to the clients” under the new changes. The EU region has noted that the brokers have […]

Nadex Reports Impressive Q1 Growth Results

2016 04 14

On 12 April 2016, Nadex (North American Derivatives Exchange) released its first quarter results. The company is one of two binary option brokers authorized to offer this form of trading in the U.S. by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission). Nadex was able to improve its year-over-year quarterly trading volumes by 68%. This is despite […]

OSC Issues A Warning Against Bloombex Options

2016 03 11

A warning has just been issued against Bloombex Options by Ontario Securities Exchange Commission (OSC), one of Canada’s many regional financial regulators. This has made the broker the latest in a growing list of financial entities that OSC has warned its residents not to get involved with for their own sake. The Canadian provincial financial […]

Japanese Authorities Issue Warnings Against Three More Binary Options Brokers

2016 02 16

Three binary options brokers have had warnings issued against them by the Japanese financial regulatory authorities over what the watchdog claims to be their unlicensed operation within the country. The brokers affected are BizOption Management Office (BizOption), WorldOptionner Management Office (World Option), and LFG Investment Limited (OptionRally). Actually, these are not the first brokers to […]

Forex To Binary Options Crossover Now Easier And More Lucrative Than Ever

2015 11 27

Forex was well established long before binary options became a mainstream trading service. The two were quite different at the time, and brokers, whether startups or established companies, had to decide whether to offer binary options trading or its older cousin, forex trading. But now, these companies are faced with the attractive option of not […]

Nadex Introduces Order Type that Should Lower Market Risk in Binary Options Trading

2015 11 24

Traders always face the risk of having their orders filled at prices they never intended, thanks to the common trading phenomenon called slippage. Nadex has come up with a solution to this problem by introducing a new kind of binary options market order it has aptly named Market Order with Protection (MOP). According to Nadex […]