TeleTrade, a global financial services provider, would like to confirm that it has not suffered any impact as a result of the extreme price movement of the Swiss franc on the 15th of January 2015 and that its financial position has not been affected.
The Swiss National Bank sent shockwaves around financial markets on Thursday, 15th of January, by unexpectedly abandoning the EUR/ CHF cap, after emphasizing its importance just two days before. With the ECB ready to launch QE, the Swiss policy makers decided that it would have been very difficult and costly to preserve the cap at 1.20, so they opted instead for a further reduction in interest rates in order to keep a lid on the franc. In addition, the increased deviation between the monetary policies of the two major currency territories has increased considerably, thus resulting in a depreciation of the EUR against the USD and, consecutively, a weakening of the CHF against the USD.
The SNB’s decision triggered an extreme movement in the value of the Swiss franc and reduced liquidity in the foreign exchange market, which caused many brokers to suffer major losses in their trading activities. TeleTrade would like to report that this unexpected turn of events has not had any impact on the company, as its sound risk management system and negative balance protection procedures have effectively managed the company’s exposure to credit risk and safeguarded its financial robustness. TeleTrade would also like to emphasize that all client funds are kept safely in segregated accounts, according to CySEC’s rules, and that the company continues to maintain sufficient capital adequacy in line with the regulatory requirements.
In commenting about the situation, the company’s management stated that “TeleTrade’s long-lasting view of having a conservative approach to trading and offering reasonable trading conditions, such as fixed spreads and low leverage that protect investors, has been amply justified, allowing us to continue conducting business as usual or our global client base”.
Founded in 1994, TeleTrade is a truly global brand. With over 200 offices in 30 countries, the company is a leader in online trading of financial instruments, with numerous industry and business awards. TeleTrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd is licensed and regulated by CySEC, and operates in compliance with MiFID.
From all of us here at TeleTrade, may you have a very merry Christmas, surrounded by loved ones, and may 2021 bring us all renewed hope, prosperity and health. Kind regards, The TeleTrade Team Why...
On December 16, 2020, TeleTrade Market Analyst Frederico Aragão Morais will open the Rankia Portugal online event entitled Investor Day, with a presentation on Public Debt Sustainability. Investor...
May our independence day this year remind us that struggles usually do not last and things look much brighter once they are over.
All saints have their day today, churches around the country will praise them and we can all join in celebrating their grace.
Risk Warning: Trading Forex and CFDs on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 72.72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Prior to trading, you should take into consideration your level of experience and financial situation. TeleTrade strives to provide you with all the necessary information and protective measures, but, if the risks seem still unclear to you, please seek independent advice.
© 2011-2021 Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd
Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd is registered as a Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) under registration number HE272810 and is licensed by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) under license number 158/11.
The company operates in accordance with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).
The content on this website is for information purposes only. All the services and information provided have been obtained from sources deemed to be reliable. Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd ("TeleTrade") and/or any third-party information providers provide the services and information without warranty of any kind. By using this information and services you agree that under no circumstances shall TeleTrade have any liability to any person or entity for any loss or damage in whole or part caused by reliance on such information and services.
TeleTrade cooperates exclusively with regulated financial institutions for the safekeeping of clients' funds. Please see the entire list of banks and payment service providers entrusted with the handling of clients' funds.
Teletrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd currently provides its services on a cross-border basis, within EEA states (except Belgium) under the MiFID passporting regime, and in selected 3rd countries. TeleTrade does not provide its services to residents or nationals of the USA.