NSSC issues warning about HQBroker

first_img Retail trading surge on regulators’ radar, Vingoe says James Langton Regulators in Ontario and New Brunswick issued their own warnings about HQBroker last summer. And the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong put out a warning about the firm last spring as well.“Always take time to check registration and understand the risks and costs involved with your investments,” said Stephanie Atkinson, senior enforcement counsel with the NSSC, in a statement. “Becoming an informed investor is your best line of defence.” Imposters among us, CSA warns Related news HQBroker, an unregistered firm that’s allegedly based in Hong Kong and soliciting investors in Canada to trade various instruments on its platform, is the subject of a new investor alert that the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (NSSC) issued on Friday.The regulator says in the alert that the firm claims to be based in Hong Kong and offers trading in a variety of instruments, including derivatives, metals and foreign exchange. The NSSC that the firm’s purported address in Hong Kong is false and that HQBroker is not registered to trade securities in Canada. DoJ launches task force to tackle Covid-19 fraud Share this article and your comments with peers on social media 123RF Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Keywords FraudCompanies Nova Scotia Securities Commission last_img read more