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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 61.3% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money
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June 28, 2019
The Benefits of Using a Forex Demo Account

The Benefits of Using a Forex Demo Account

FX trading volumes have doubled over the past decade. Although most of the $5 trillion worth of daily trading still happens over-the-counter, between banks and private […]
June 28, 2019
5 Tools that Every Crypto Investor Needs to Tackle Market Volatility

5 Tools that Every Crypto Investor Needs to Tackle Market Volatility

Part of the success story of Bitcoin and a few other cryptocurrencies through 2017 and early 2018 can be attributed to volatility. The exponential rise in […]
June 28, 2019

Change of Trading Hours for July Holidays

Please be aware of the following July holidays: • HKSAR Establishment Day – Monday, 1 Jul 2019 • US Independence Day – Thursday, 4 Jul 2019 Therefore, there will be a change […]
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
Position Trading vs. Swing Trading

Position Trading vs. Swing Trading

The trading strategy that you choose for the financial markets needs to be based on your trading goals, market environment, assets to be traded, along with […]
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
The Importance of Trading with a Regulated Broker

The Importance of Trading with a Regulated Broker

If you have been thinking of taking the plunge into the financial markets, the support of a regulated broker could prove invaluable in ensuring the safety […]
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 19, 2019

What is the Petrodollar?

No, this isn’t yet another cryptocurrency. Petrodollars are US dollars that are paid to oil exporting countries for the sale of crude oil. In other words, […]
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 7, 2019
Understanding the Special Relationship between Oil and the Stock Market

Understanding the Special Relationship between Oil and the Stock Market

The relationship between oil prices and the stock market has been a topic of discussion among academics, economists and traders alike for decades now. The complexity […]
June 7, 2019
What Cryptocurrency Traders Need to Know About Fake Trading Volumes

What Cryptocurrency Traders Need to Know About Fake Trading Volumes

A recent report by Bitwise Asset Management claimed that 95% of the trading volume listed on CoinMarketCap was fake, findings that the bitcoin exchange finally accepted. […]
June 5, 2019

Change of Trading Hours for June Holidays

Please be aware that due to the Dragon Boat Festival and Queen’s Birthday holidays, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: […]
June 1, 2019
Why are Cryptocurrencies so Volatile?

Why are Cryptocurrencies so Volatile?

The cryptocurrency market is like no other financial market. While it might resemble commodities in that crypto valuations are determined by the principles of supply and […]
June 1, 2019
The Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks of Q1 2019

The Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks of Q1 2019

It’s been a good year so far in 2019 for the stock market. The head start was given in January, when the S&P 500 rose about […]
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 […]