Why Is WeTrade (WETG) Stock Up 53% Today?


  • WeTrade (WETG) stock is taking off alongside a terminated securities purchase agreement.
  • This is connected to the agreements announced late in April 2023.
  • The investors buying convertible notes and warrants didn’t complete closing conditions.
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WeTrade (NASDAQ:WETG) stock is taking off on Wednesday morning after the trading platform operator announced a terminated securities agreement.

WeTrade previously filed a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 7, 2023. That covered select Securities Purchase Agreements (SPAs) with certain accredited investors.

Those SPAs’ senior secured convertible notes and warrants. with net proceeds worth $16.5 million. However, as of May 11, 2023, closing conditions for these agreements weren’t met.

With those closing conditions not being met, WeTrade notes that the SPAs have been terminated. This has shares of WETG stock rising on Wednesday as investors react to the news.

How This Affects WETG Stock

Today’s news brings with it heavy trading of WETG stock. As of this writing, more than 50 million shares of the company’s stock have changed hands. That’s a massive jump compared to its daily average trading volume of about 7.7 million shares.

One thing investors will want to keep in mind today is the penny stock status of WETG stock. The company only trades for about 4 cents per share, and its market capitalization is incredibly low at $7.412 million. This is worth noting as these factors mean speculative traders more easily manipulate the stock. As such, it can see extreme volatility.

WETG stock is up 53.4% as of Wednesday morning.

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