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July 12, 2019
How Do the ESMA Regulations Ensure Investor Protection?

How Do the ESMA Regulations Ensure Investor Protection?

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is the financial regulator of the EU region, acting as one of the three new European Supervisory Authorities, established […]
July 4, 2019
Top 10 Forex Traders to Follow on Twitter

Top 10 Forex Traders to Follow on Twitter

In recent years, there has been a surge in financial services Twitter activity. Not only have expert traders started sharing key elements of their strategies, market […]
July 4, 2019
Facebook has Launched Its Own Cryptocurrency: Here’s What We Know

Facebook has Launched Its Own Cryptocurrency: Here’s What We Know

In a major development for the blockchain industry, social media giant, Facebook, launched its own cryptocurrency, Libra, in June 2019. Libra is being touted as the […]
July 4, 2019
What Are Millennials Doing To Build Wealth?

What Are Millennials Doing To Build Wealth?

Millennials have inherited an interesting place in this world. Those born in the 80s through to the late 90s are a highly educated and diverse generation. […]
June 28, 2019
The Best Times of the Day to Trade Forex

The Best Times of the Day to Trade Forex

The forex market runs through the usual business hours of four different time zones in the world, which means that trading happens all day and night, […]
June 28, 2019
The Fall-Out from the Trade War and its Effect on the USD

The Fall-Out from the Trade War and its Effect on the USD

The US-China trade war is showing no signs of de-escalation, and this could very well take the world economy into a phase of slow growth. After […]
June 28, 2019
Which Cryptocurrencies to Look Forward to in 2019?

Which Cryptocurrencies to Look Forward to in 2019?

It might finally be the end of the “crypto winter,” with markets on a massive bull run in mid-2019. On June 25, 2019, Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency […]
June 21, 2019
Can Blockchain Disrupt the FX Industry?

Can Blockchain Disrupt the FX Industry?

In January 2019, London-based bank HSBC settled $250 billion worth of forex trading transactions on the FX Everywhere blockchain trading platform, developed by FX Trades, a […]
June 21, 2019
Why Do Stock Markets Crash?

Why Do Stock Markets Crash?

On June 15, 2019, US President Donald Trump warned his citizens regarding expectations of a devastating crash of the stock markets, if he didn’t get re-elected […]
June 19, 2019
How Inflation Impacts an Economy and Its Currency

How Inflation Impacts an Economy and Its Currency

A continued increase in the general level of prices and services in a country is termed as inflation. Due to the damaging effects of the 2008 […]
June 19, 2019
Trading Emerging Markets: What Should You Know

Trading Emerging Markets: What Should You Know

The global economy stands on shaky grounds today. The US-China trade war escalation, economic difficulties in countries like Turkey and Argentina, dovish monetary policies of advanced […]
June 19, 2019
How Dependent is the Canadian Dollar on the US Economy?

How Dependent is the Canadian Dollar on the US Economy?

The Canadian Dollar (CAD), popularly called the Loonie, is one of the seven major global currencies, in terms of transaction volume, and the fifth largest reserve […]
June 19, 2019

Theresa May’s Resignation Might Not Be Good for GBP

A country’s leader defined and defeated by Brexit, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in May 2019, bringing a new surge of uncertainty to […]
June 7, 2019
What Does IMF’s Special Drawing Rights Mean?

What Does IMF’s Special Drawing Rights Mean?

Special Drawing Rights are a type of international monetary reserve currency that was created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 1969 to act as a […]
June 1, 2019
Global Trade Growth Continues to Slide in 2019. What Does it Mean for the Global Economy?

Global Trade Growth Continues to Slide in 2019. What Does it Mean for the Global Economy?

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) expects global trade growth to slow down further in 2019, following a disappointing 2018. In fact, in September 2018, the WTO […]
June 1, 2019
5 Things You Need to Know About the UK Economy

5 Things You Need to Know About the UK Economy

The economy of the UK has faced tumultuous times, even more so since the 2016 Brexit referendum. And yet, the nation continues to be viewed as […]
May 23, 2019
Is JP Morgan Cryptocurrency a Sign of Crypto Adoption?

Is JP Morgan Cryptocurrency a Sign of Crypto Adoption?

Despite all the social media hype surrounding blockchain technology and other distributed ledger technologies, the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dalton, called Bitcoin a fraud in […]
May 22, 2019
The US Q1 GDP Report is Out: Will it Alleviate Recession Fears?

The US Q1 GDP Report is Out: Will it Alleviate Recession Fears?

Recently the news has been rife with reports and predictions that the US economy is fast approaching a recession. The ongoing trade war with China is […]
May 18, 2019
Is the UK Economy at Risk of a Slowdown Due to Brexit Chaos?

Is the UK Economy at Risk of a Slowdown Due to Brexit Chaos?

The meeting of European Union leaders on April 11, 2019, has given new direction to the future of Brexit. The Brexit deadline has been extended until […]
May 16, 2019
President Trump Aims to End Sanction Waivers on Iranian Oil Imports. What Might Follow?

President Trump Aims to End Sanction Waivers on Iranian Oil Imports. What Might Follow?

The Trump Administration has demanded that countries avoid importing oil from Iran and has removed waivers to US sanctions on crude oil imports given to Iran’s […]