UK-based CMC Markets plc is a global leader in improving accessibility to financial markets by providing digital trading platforms for financial instruments and institutional technology solutions. It was founded in the year 1989 and its headquarters are in London. It has 13 global offices and approximately 77,000 clients worldwide. The segments of the company include United Kingdom and Ireland in Europe division, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia-Pacific division, and Canada. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange publicly and is under the FTSE 250 index.
The next-generation stockbroking trading platforms offered by the company cater to a wide range of financial instruments. These tradable instruments include Forex pairs, indices, cryptocurrencies, commodities, treasuries, shares, and exchange traded funds (ETFs). The company offers a complete package for both new and experienced traders according to their specific needs, and provides market leading financial education for traders belonging to all experience levels, which includes webinars and events, trading strategy videos and platform video guides.
The company mainly offers two ways to trade: Contracts For Difference (CFDs) and Spread Betting. CDFs help in capitalising on the value of the underlying financial assets with competitive spreads and low margins in case of a price movement. Spread betting allows the traders to spread their bets on a range of instruments, like cryptocurrencies, shares and indices.
The ultimate goal is to improve the quality and accessibility of online retail financial services which focusing on technology, service and growth. The business model of the company is client-centric, and it focuses on offering competitive products using technology and operational excellence. It tries to maximise the returns and create long-term value for its stakeholders, while giving due consideration to risk management and mitigation. A major proportion of the company’s revenue comes from CFD and spread bet products. The Australian branch of the stockbroking business is also growing over time and generates a proportion of the net operating income of the company.
According to the Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report, the company has been awarded with the Best Customer Service and Overall Satisfaction, Best Platform Features, Best Mobile App and Best Education Materials, based on highest user satisfaction among all types of traders.
The company has a set code of corporate governance and it aligns itself with an ethical code of conduct for running its business operations. It promotes a healthy work environment and has a culture of transparency and accountability. It follows strict policies regarding modern slavery, anti-bribery and corruption board diversity, gender pay gap etc. It is also committed to fulfil its social and environmental responsibilities under a CSR framework. The company is involved in a variety of charitable initiatives across the globe.
CMC Markets PLC 133 HOUNDSDITCH LONDON EC3A 7BX United Kingdom GBR
+44 207 170 8200