Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

The Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) is the regulatory legislation for firms offering financial instruments to clients. It focuses on firms providing services in shares, bonds, units in collective investment schemes and derivatives.

MiFID II definition

The Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) is the regulatory legislation for firms offering financial instruments to clients. It focuses on firms providing services in shares, bonds, units in collective investment schemes and derivatives.

After the 2008 financial crisis, a revised framework was created for MiFID, known as MiFID II. It includes updated regulations with a specific focus on improving the functioning of financial markets. The changes are expected to be introduced from 3 January 2017.

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