Licensed Binary Options Brokers

New Zealand will now require binary options and CFDs to obtain local license

2017 04 05

Binary options companies and CFDs firms that have been offering their services in New Zealand will now need a license to do so in future. In fact, this broad legislative change will affect all financial organizations that provide CFDs trading with contracts expiring within 3 days. The country has arrived at the decision after it […]

CySEC Decides to Outsource Circular Risks Management

2017 02 08

CySEC’s latest goal has been to make the companies it regulates more compliant with its regulations. But the latest move by the Cypriot watchdog might force some of these companies out of the local market. And, as it turns out, this might be what the regulator wants. The broker has attracted a lot of criticism […]

Banc De Binary Shutting Down

2017 01 12

The unexpected has happened – Banc De Binary has decided to shut down. Steps are already in place to make this a reality, with an official admitting that the company is no longer accepting new customers. Nobody could have seen this coming, and even the officials within the company were just as surprised as the […]

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 […]

24Option’s Marketing Budget For 2016 Increases To $1.8 Million

2016 07 19

24Option’s marketing budget for the year has now grown to $1.8 million. Furthermore, the binary options technology firm has once again awarded the marketing deal to Admobsphere, an Italian advertising agency that was established seven years ago, and has been in a marketing partnership with 24Option for quite a while now. The new advertising budget […]

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 […]

Japan’s Binary Options Market Plateauing

2016 04 15

For those in the know, Mrs Watanabe is not a common housewife name in Japan, but rather a nickname for the discerning Japanese retail trader. It has come to light, through studies, that the average binary options trader in the Land of the Rising Sun is so up-to-the-minute. But it is not just the traders […]

Falcon Brokers Gets CySEC Suspension Over Its Handling Of Client Funds

2015 09 28

Falcon Brokers has just received a suspension letter from CySEC, the Cyprus financial regulator, over its suspected violation of laws governing the handling of client funds. The decision to suspend the broker was made by the CySEC Board on 21st of this month, and the official announcement was made on 24th of this month. The […]

EZTrader Signs A Sports Sponsorship Deal With French Football Club, AS Monaco

2015 09 23

EZTrader has just entered into another partnership deal with a popular football club, France’s AS Monaco. The deal is the latest move in an aggressive marketing campaign that has seen the broker enter into several sports sponsorship deals. Nevertheless, this is the first time the broker has made substantial investments into marketing its services in […]

AnyOption Reports 35% Growth for Q2 of 2015

2015 08 24

As the binary options trading continues to gain legitimacy around the world as a global financial segment, brokers are increasingly appreciating the need to be transparent with their financial metrics. In line with this trend, AnyOption has just announced its second quarter earnings for the year, which represent a 35% increase in profits over the […]