CMC Group was established in 1989 and is a leading global provider of online retail financial services complete with a comprehensive institutional offering. We enable clients to trade a broad range of financial instruments through our award-winning Next Generation trading platform, supported by sophisticated charting, competitive pricing and automated execution.Find out more
The Group has a tightly defined business model that is highly cash generative and scalable.
CMC Group is a global business with a head office based in London, and offices across many of the world’s leading financial centres, including Frankfurt, Sydney, Singapore and Toronto.
Peter Cruddas starts CMC Markets in the UK as an FX broker.
CMC Markets launches the world’s first online retail FX trading platform, allowing clients to take advantage of markets previously only accessible to institutional traders.
CMC Markets expands to become a CFD broker, underlining a commitment to offering the most competitive and innovative trading products available to retail clients globally.
CMC Markets launches an online spread betting offering, also becoming the first spread betting company to launch the daily Rolling Cash Bet. The innovative daily Rolling Cash® becomes a benchmark in the industry.
CMC Markets opens an office in Sydney, Australia, becoming an online CFD and FX trading provider to the Australian market.
In August 2005, the CMC Markets Group rebrands globally as CMC Markets, simultaneously replacing all existing brands (including ‘deal4free’) with one global brand.
CMC Markets opens an office in Auckland, New Zealand.
CMC Markets opens an office in Singapore, Stockholm, Sweden
CMC Markets continues its expansion and opens an office in Oslo, Norway.
CMC Markets celebrates its 20th Anniversary.
CMC Markets continues its expansion and opens an office in Paris, France.
CMC Markets launches CFD iPhone and iPad apps.
CMC Markets launches upgrades to its Next Generation platform bringing a new level of control for traders, including 'boundaries', where traders can set limits on order execution range.
CMC Markets wins Best Online Trading Platform and Best Online Charts 2013 (Money AM).
CMC Markets wins Best Investor Education, Best Online Trading Platform and Financial Services Provider of the Year at the 2014 Shares Awards.
CMC Markets launches Countdowns. Poland and Austria offices opened. Stockbroking Pro Platform launched.
CMC Markets lists on the London Stock Exchange. Digital 100s launched.
CMC Markets Institutional releases Prime FX functionality, and CMC Markets opens an education office in Shanghai.
CMC Markets launches its cryptocurrency CFD and spread betting offering, and also introduces a new professional trading offering: CMC Pro.
CMC Group has a responsibility to maximise shareholder returns, and this is aligned with striving to provide clients with the best service and platform, safety of deposits and best execution. This is achieved not only through the company having financial strength but also through investing in our employees and wider social practices.Find out more