March 19, 2019
The Effect of Upcoming Brexit Vote on UK Economy

The Effect of Upcoming Brexit Vote on UK Economy

Will Brexit actually take place on March 29, 2019? This is the million-dollar question haunting everyone around the world today, particularly citizens, investors and trading partners […]
March 19, 2019

Brexit: How Will The Market React?

It’s been another significant week for Brexit. UK parliament has clearly expressed its will. It rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal for a second time and […]
March 15, 2019

Website Maintenance Scheduled on Sunday, 17 March 2019

Please take note that the Blackwell Global website www.blackwellglobal.com will be undergoing maintenance this Sunday, 17 March 2019, 00:01 – 23:59 (GMT). During this period, access to the Blackwell […]
March 13, 2019

Update: Changes in Trading Hours Due to US DST from Sun, 10 March 2019

Please be aware that due to changes in daylight saving time from Sunday, 10 March 2019, we would like to highlight the following additional changes in […]
March 8, 2019
Top 5 Women in Trading

Top 5 Women in Trading

Women are excelling across all sectors. Whether it is research, medicine, law or sports, they are carving out a unique place for themselves. But, one arena […]
March 8, 2019

Changes in MT4 Server Timing and Trading Hours Due to US DST from Sun, 10 March 2019

Please be aware that due to changes in daylight saving time from Sunday, 10 March 2019, we would like to highlight the changes in the trading […]
March 7, 2019
What are Financial Derivatives and Their Advantages?

What are Financial Derivatives and Their Advantages?

There are three main categories of financial instruments: stocks (equities and shares), debt (mortgages and bonds) and derivatives. In the financial markets, derivatives are contracts, the […]
March 5, 2019

Is Monetary Tightening Over?

Global economic growth is slowing. International trade tensions and geopolitical events like Brexit have created uncertainty. As a result, we’ve seen many of the world’s central […]
March 1, 2019
The History of Cable

The History of Cable

The word “cable” is slang, used by forex traders, to denote the GBP/USD currency pair, where the Great British Pound (GBP) is priced in terms of […]
March 1, 2019
Euro to Dollar History

Euro to Dollar History

Economists define money as something that fulfills three main roles for an economy – a store of value, a unit of account and a medium of […]
February 28, 2019

Is Your MT4 Desktop & Mobile Updated? Fri, Mar 1 Deadline.

We would like to remind you that MetaQuotes will no longer support older MetaTrader terminal versions starting from Friday, 1 March 2019. Instructions for updating your MT4 platforms […]
February 27, 2019
How Nick Leeson Caused the Collapse of Barings Bank?

How Nick Leeson Caused the Collapse of Barings Bank?

In 1995, the fraudulent actions of a 28-year-old, named Nick Leeson, brought down the world’s second oldest merchant bank situated in London, Barings Bank. The bank […]
February 27, 2019
Calculating Maintenance Margin

Calculating Maintenance Margin

In the trading arena, you need to deposit some collateral with the counterparty; in this case, a broker or an exchange; in order to cover the […]
February 27, 2019

A Closer Look At WTO Rules

The World Trade Organization (WTO) and its trading rules have been a recent focus in media commentary. It’s understandable. The UK is set to leave the […]
February 27, 2019
What are Dark Pools?

What are Dark Pools?

Traditional trading in securities originated on the exchange floors, where traders would buy and sell orders amongst themselves, or on behalf of their clients, through telephonic […]
February 27, 2019
Top 10 Biggest Trading Exchanges in the World

Top 10 Biggest Trading Exchanges in the World

Trading exchanges were established over 400 years ago, with the first one set up in Amsterdam in 1602, with the aim to trade shares of the […]
February 21, 2019

Eurozone Growth And The Euro

Recent data shows that economic growth for the eurozone is slowing. Understandably, many traders and investors are anxious. That’s why this month’s (February 2019) Flash GDP […]
February 21, 2019
Unsystematic vs. Systematic Risk

Unsystematic vs. Systematic Risk

Risk is an unavoidable part of trading. People who succeed in the financial markets are those who know how to manage risks effectively. And, risk management […]
February 21, 2019
What are the Major World Indices?

What are the Major World Indices?

When you hear that “the market has hit all time highs” or the “lowest point in the last quarter,” it refers to the value of an […]
February 21, 2019
What is Indirect Finance?

What is Indirect Finance?

The transfer of funds from primary lenders to primary borrowers by converting the borrower’s securities into indirect securities and the lender’s funds into indirect funds is […]