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Some great insights on this thread: what appears to be deliberate obfuscation on Plus500 (LON:PLUS) behalf rendered this analysis impossible except retrospectively. Graham Neary did highlight this as a risk and it is probable that this was/is the thesis held by the shorters which is playing out. I am not convinced it is done yet either. IG Group (LON:IGG) sold-off almost 10% when Plus500 (LON:PLUS)…

good informed insight: that explains "Total P&L" then in the context of Plus500 (LON:PLUS) reporting vernacular. Given the risk profile it does position them as highly speculative and commanding a big risk premium: fair value is then difficult to evaluate. That might explain some of the shareprice volatility over the past 12 months along with the ESMA regulations which are causing structural changes to the…

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some fairly significant and recent changes in insits holdings too: Odey offloaded almost 1% last Friday (maybe Highline Capital bought them to cover ;P)Net change in city holding over the past 3 months of -2.5%If I was holding I keep an eye to both shorters and longs to give some view : changes should be RNS'd The structural changes imposed by regulation would suggest the…

Plus500's disclosure of how much client losses boosted its fourth-quarter revenue highlights the trading platform's volatile earnings, Canaccord Genuity says. Plus500 made a $56 million gain on client losses in the quarter, or $172 million over the year. "This admission of the extent of client losses/profits will be seen as introducing unexpected volatility to earnings and just serves to reinforce the point that this should…

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