Full Year Results 

IG blunted by ESMA and uncertainty

IG blunted by ESMA and uncertainty

IG Group's (IGG) net trading revenue was not just dented by tighter leverage limits for retail clients last year, but also suffered due to a less appetising market for traders. Macroeconomic uncertainty during the second half, including the ongoing US-Sino trade war, contributed to a 9 per cent decline in active client numbers, said chief executive June Felix. “At some point, they’re not sure what to do, so they stop trading,” she said.

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