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CMC beats expectations

CMC beats expectations

Given the incoming regulatory restrictions on the marketing and sale of spread betting products, CMC Markets' (CMCX) strategy of increasing the proportion of professional and high-value clients seems sensible. The contracts for difference (CFD) provider grew the proportion of premium clients – who had an average transactional value of £30,000 in 2018 – to 10 per cent of the active total last year. The value of institutional trades also increased by half, pushing up revenue from this segment to £31m.  

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