AboutCMC Invest

Our heritage goes back over 30 years, come and takea look at our journey and milestones.
1989CMC Markets was founded by Peter CruddasWhen "Currency Management Corporation", later abbreviated to CMC, first began trading in London as an FX broker, the office contained one desk, one telephone and one highly ambitious trader and entrepreneur.
Peter Cruddas, founder of CMC Markets

"I founded CMC Markets in 1989 to offer retail clients wholesale pricing and service to compete with the large banks and exchanges.

I wanted retail investors and traders to get the same terms as the large institutions like hedge funds."

Peter Cruddas, Founder of CMC Markets

1996CMC Markets launched the world's first online retail FX trading platformThis allowed clients to take advantage of markets previously only accessible to institutional traders.
CMC Markets office in London
1998Andrew West Stockbroking was foundedThis development would later become pivotal in establishing CMC Markets Stockbroking in 2008.
2000Online share-trading was launchedThe company expanded to become a CFD broker. This underlined a commitment to offering the most competitive and innovative products to retail clients globally.
2007CMC Markets officially opened its office in SingaporeThe office started with fewer than 20 staff and quickly grew to be one of the leading CFD and FX trading provider in the Singapore market.
Cyndy Soh, Director & Financial Controller, CMC Invest Singapore

"I oversee financial control and client payments and since 2009 I have witnessed the company's growth, which includes a local dedicated customer service team for all our valued clients.

The CMC Singapore team works hard to not only ensure transparency, but to also continue to improve ourselves in order to enable a seamless client journey with us."

Cyndy Soh, Director & Financial Controller, CMC Invest (Singapore)

2009 - 2017Launched 7 white label partnerships with banksDuring this period, CMC Markets successfully launched multiple partnerships. It also won multiple awards including Financial Provider of the Year (Shares magazine).
2016CMC Markets was listed on the London Stock ExchangeIt was listed as CMCX, with an initial market capitalisation of £693m.
CMC Markets ets listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2016
2018Implementation of ANZ Bank stockbroking white label partnershipThis included the successful migration of over 500,000+ clients.
2023Launch of CMC Invest in SingaporeCMC Invest is set to disrupt the market by offering a platform that is built upon transparency, and a heritage that spans more than 30 years. This initiative forms part of a 3-year strategic plan announced by CMC Markets to expand the Group's successful Invest platform, which endeavours to make trading accessible to all.
Chris Forbes, Head of Invest in Singapore

"We know that Singapore is a sophisticated market when it comes to the financial services industry and we chose to launch CMC Invest here due to its strong corporate governance infrastructure and regulator.

This demonstrates our commitment to Singapore and we look forward to bringing a new world-class platform to our clients."

Christopher Forbes, Head of CMC Invest (Singapore)

More about CMC Group

Licensed& regulatedglobally
12 offices11 licenses
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Regulated byMonetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
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Regulated byInvestment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)
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Regulated byFinancial Markets Authority (FMA)
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Regulated byAustralian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
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Regulated byDubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
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Regulated byFederal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
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Regulated byFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA)

A leading global provider of CFD and FX, the CMC Markets group was first founded in 1989 in London, and now service more than 75,000 clients worldwide. Its success was founded on the ability to deliver a wide range of trading products to customers, from equities to indices, currencies, commodities, treasuries and forwards, and we are proud to have pioneered the development of online trading in markets around the world.

In Singapore, the group incorporated and established CMC Markets Singapore Pte. Ltd. ("CMC Markets") in 2006. CMC Markets is authorised and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to deal in OTC derivatives contracts and leveraged foreign exchange trading. CMC Markets has been offering CFD trading for over 16 years in Singapore. Find out more about CFD trading with CMC Markets. The success story in Singapore is compounded by its offering an all-in-one self-directed investment platform that provides quality user experience and advanced tools and services. Some accolades include Singapore's 'Best Value for Money', 'Best Education Materials', 'Best Customer Service', 'Best Mobile Trading' and 'Best Research Tools', from the Investment Trends Singapore CFD & FX report.

In 2023, the group incorporated a new entity, CMC Markets Singapore Invest Pte. Ltd. (trading name "CMC Invest") to offer stockbroking in Singapore. CMC Invest is authorised and regulated by the MAS to deal in listed securities, ETFs, and exchange-traded-derivatives contracts.

Both CMC Markets and CMC Invest are backed by three decades of the CMC Markets group's track record, heritage and excellence.

Meet our keymanagement team

Our carefully assembled leadership team brings multiple years of experience in Banking and Capital Markets from various renowned financial institutions such as Morgan Stanley, Clermont Group, Merrill Lynch (Bank of America), Maybank, BNP Paribas, Citibank, Commonwealth Securities, and other acclaimed global organisations.
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