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CMC Markets Starts 2014 with New Enhancements to its Award-Winning Platform

LONDON, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

CMC Markets [http://www.cmcmarkets.co.uk], one of the leading providers of spread betting and online CFD trading, announced today that it has released new additions to its award-winning Next Generation platform*. Responding to client feedback, CMC Markets has added 1-Click Trading to boost traders' speed of order placement, amongst other enhancements.

1-Click Trading allows users to place certain types of orders almost immediately, with a single or double click, directly from any live streaming buy or sell price, for faster order submission. This will give traders the opportunity to react quickly to movements when dealing with volatile markets. However, full order tickets will still be quickly available throughout the platform.

CMC Markets has also added an Execution Alerts feature to its platform. The new feature notifies traders when pending orders have been executed via an in-platform pop-up and optional alert sound.

Execution Alerts also enhance the iPhone, Android™ and iPad apps as this new feature pushes notifications to traders when their first pending trade since they last logged out has been executed.

These platform additions continue the momentum from CMC Markets' nine award-wins for their web platform and mobile apps in 2013. Amongst the most impressive were the Best Trading Platform Features and Best Mobile and Tablet App awards from the recent Investment Trends 2013 UK Leveraged Trading report**.

Ryan O'Doherty, Co-head of Product Development at CMC Markets commented:

"We have started 2014 where we left off in 2013, with the introduction of further platform enhancements to improve our clients' experience. For active and experienced traders, speed of execution is paramount and the upgrade to our already award-winning Next Generation platform allows our client base to react more quickly to market opportunities.

"Mobile trading is vital to the changing market with 35% of our entire trade turnover in 2013 generated by mobile devices. We already have a market-leading mobile proposition but enhancements such as Execution Alerts via push notifications ensure our clients keep on top of their trades whilst on the move.

"We are beginning the New Year as we mean to go on, keeping our promise with traders to never stop listening to their feedback as well as looking for ways to improve the platform. We're proud of our history as innovators in the spread betting and CFD trading industry so our ambition is to exceed the evolving needs of the trading community in as many ways as we can."

Notes to Editors

*Awarded Best Online Trading Platform by Money AM and Shares 2013.
**Awarded Best Mobile and Tablet App in the Investment Trends 2013 UK Leveraged Trading Report based on highest user satisfaction amongst spread betters and FX traders.
Awarded Best Trading Platform Features in the Investment Trends 2013 UK Leveraged Trading Report based on highest user satisfaction amongst spread betters, FX and CFD traders.

CMC Markets is a leading global provider of financial spread betting, CFD and foreign exchange (FX). Since Peter Cruddas founded CMC Markets in 1989, the company now has offices in London, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Frankfurt, Oslo, Stockholm, Sydney, Toronto, Auckland, and Singapore, CMC Markets represents clients in almost 100 countries.

Spread betting, CFDs and FX are leveraged products and carry a high level of risk to your capital as prices may move rapidly against you. It is possible to lose more than your initial investment and you may be required to make further payments. These products may not be suitable for all clients therefore ensure you understand the risks and seek independent advice.

CMC Markets UK Plc and CMC Spreadbet Plc (collectively known as CMC Markets) are authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority, reference numbers 173730 and 170627. For further information on CMC Markets please visit http://www.cmcmarkets.co.uk

CMC Markets is an execution only service provider. The material (whether or not it states any opinions) is for general information purposes only, and does not take into account your personal circumstances or objectives. Nothing in this material is (or should be considered to be) financial, investment or other advice on which reliance should be placed. No opinion given in the material constitutes a recommendation by CMC Markets or the author that any particular investment, security, transaction or investment strategy is suitable for any specific person.

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For more information please contact:

Tom Karim or Victoria Robinson at Teamspirit Public Relations on +44(0)207-360-7878 or [email protected].

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