ig-securities-logoIG Group’s IG Securities published the result of binary option trading in August, 2016. The result shows profit and loss ratio and loss customers ratio about retail and institutional customer transaction as below.

August-16 July-16
Broker Financial Instrument Profit & Loss Ratio(*1):% Loss Customers Ratio(*2):% Profit & Loss Ratio(*1):% Loss Customers Ratio(*2):%
IG Securities FX-ladder 98.3% 67.0% 96.0% 74.1%
FX-one touch 88.0% 73.1% 106.9% 70.2%
Indices 94.9% 68.5% 98.9% 61.2%
Commodity 94.1% 88.2% 79.8% 73.3%

*1: the percentage of profit-loss about customer transactions= (The amount of the option premium paid by binary options brokers toward customers + the payout amount) / (the amount of the option premium received from customers)x100(%)

*2: the percentage of customers who hold the loss of binary options= (the number of customers whose total amount of profit-and loss about binary options comes to be minus) / (the number of customers trading during the period) x 100(%)

(Source: IG Securities )

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