CMC Markets Announced Best CFD Broker and Best Spread Betting Broker for 2011 in Trade2Win Members Choice Awards

Jan 11, 2012, 03:00 ET from CMC Markets

LONDON, January 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

CMC Markets [], one of the leading providers of spread betting and CFD trading, has been named as the winner of best CFD broker and best spreadbetting broker by members of the world's largest trading community, Trade2Win.

The aim of the Trade2Win Members Choice Awards, which were launched in 2003, is to provide its 252,000 members with a voice in which to recognise the innovative and high quality service and products from companies in the world of trading.

Doug Richards, CEO of CMC Markets, said: "Since CMC launched in 1989, our goal has been to become the world's leading online financial services business. This accolade from Trade2Win's members reflects our continual efforts to respond to the needs of our international customers, bringing them the best possible trading experience through innovative technology and award winning education.  

He added: "Whilst we encourage our traders to learn from our selection of education tools, we also want them to learn from each other through our community initiatives such as our monthly Traders' Club.  Throughout 2012 it is not only our aim to offer the very best trading technology but to create a unique trading community for our customers."

Notes to Editors

CMC Markets is a leading global provider of financial spread betting, CFD and foreign exchange (FX). Since Peter Cruddas founded CMC Markets in 1989, the company now services more than 75,000 clients worldwide, who placed a total of 26 million trades last year.

CMC Markets UK Plc and CMC Spreadbet Plc (collectively known as CMC Markets) are authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Services Authority.

Share CFDs are not subject to stamp duty and there are no additional costs like floor fees, data feeds (except for Australian Share CFDs) and share registration fees. Apart from the underlying physical bid and offer spread your only execution cost is the commission.

Stamp duty in the UK is currently set at 0.5%, so if you trade a physical share with a total position size of £10,000 you will have to pay £50. This is on top of any additional charges like commission, registration fees etc.

For further information on spread betting or trading CFDs with CMC Markets please visit

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