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Plus500 growth high, churn a concern

Plus500 growth high, churn a concern

Among its UK-listed peers, Plus500 (PLUS) seems the most vulnerable to the regulatory clampdown on the marketing and selling of contracts for difference (CFD) to retail investors. True to form, customer churn was high during 2017, although it did slow during the second half. Nevertheless, the spread-betting specialist more than doubled new customer numbers to almost 247,000 – that’s against an active customer total of 317,175.

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