Playtech acquisition target Plus500 has achieved year-on-year revenue growth of 19.5 per cent for the first half of the year, despite the impact of the temporary suspension of trading activity in the UK during the period.

The online CFD trading provider said the combination of a record first quarter and broader geographic reach versus a year ago had enable the business to withstand the impact of the temporary suspension, with H1 revenue climbing 19.5 per cent to US$127m.

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