February 21, 2019
Internal Financing Definition

Internal Financing Definition

When a firm looks to raise capital to finance a project, it has two options, to seek internal financing or to find external financing. External funds […]
February 21, 2019

Discontinuation of Support for Older Versions of MetaTrader 4 Desktop and Mobile

Please be informed that MetaQuotes will no longer support older MetaTrader Desktop and Android builds from Friday, 1 March 2019. As such, MT4 Desktop softwares below v.1118 and MT4 Android […]
February 15, 2019
Risk Diversification in Forex

Risk Diversification in Forex

As the age-old adage goes, never keep all your eggs in one basket. In the same way, forex traders should look to diversify their trades, instead […]
February 13, 2019

Changes in Trading Hours Due to U.S. President’s Day

Please be aware that due to the upcoming U.S. President’s Day, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: Effective on Monday, 18 […]
February 12, 2019

Will The Brexit Fog Clear?

After its February meeting, the Bank Of England’s governor, Mark Carney, referenced the “fog of Brexit”. It’s a useful analogy. The ongoing Brexit uncertainty clearly has […]
February 6, 2019
How is Investor Sentiment Calculated?

How is Investor Sentiment Calculated?

The financial markets are guided by a multitude of factors ranging from economic to socio-political dynamics in participating countries. Another very important factor that drives the […]
February 6, 2019
What is an Equity Stake?

What is an Equity Stake?

We often come across news of mergers and acquisitions, where one company acquires a significant equity stake in another. Equity stake represent the percentage of the […]
February 5, 2019

The Brexit Amendments Explained

Earlier this week, we saw the British parliament establish a clearer path for Brexit. After rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed withdrawal agreement, the onus was […]
February 1, 2019

Changes in Trading Hours Due to Lunar New Year

Please be aware that due to the Lunar New Year holidays, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: Effective on Monday, 4 […]
January 30, 2019
Tools Proprietary Traders Utilise

Tools Proprietary Traders Utilise

Proprietary or institutional traders have different needs to retail traders. Institutional traders work at the behest of big financial institutions, such as big banks, insurance companies, […]
January 29, 2019
Are Liquidity Providers Important?

Are Liquidity Providers Important?

Liquidity providers in the financial markets are generally “market makers” or underwriters, who hold a substantial amount of a financial asset. Ideally, they bring price stability […]
January 29, 2019
Trading Monitor Setups

Trading Monitor Setups

There are many elements that come together to make for a successful trader. One is understanding the markets, and another is having access to excellent technology […]
January 29, 2019

What Now For Brexit?

The ongoing Brexit saga has taken another dramatic twist. Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement has been rejected by the British parliament, leaving Brexit in […]
January 29, 2019

US Government Shutdown: Will It Affect The US Economy?

At the time of writing, we’re now 34 days into the partial US government shutdown, which makes it the longest in history. Recent shutdowns have been […]
January 21, 2019
Fitness: Is it Important When Trading?

Fitness: Is it Important When Trading?

Active traders in the financial markets around the world are increasingly suffering from cardio-vascular ailments and poor psychological health. We have seen frequent instances of high-income, […]
January 21, 2019
Currency Exchange vs Forex Broker

Currency Exchange vs Forex Broker

According to the triennial report of 2016, released by the Bank for International Settlements, the average forex market size is $5.1 trillion per day. This makes […]
January 18, 2019

Changes in Trading Hours Due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Australia Day

Please be aware that due to the upcoming holidays, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: Effective on Monday, 21 Jan, (Martin […]
January 16, 2019
What is Behavioural Finance?

What is Behavioural Finance?

One of emerging areas in global economics and finance is behavioural finance, which investigates the emotional and cognitive factors that impact the financial decision-making process of […]
January 15, 2019

Volatility is Expected Due to UK Parliament’s Vote on EU Brexit Deal

Please be reminded that the UK parliament is scheduled to vote on PM Theresa May’s EU Brexit Deal on Tuesday, 15 January 2019. An increase in volatility is […]
January 14, 2019
Trader Tweets of the Year

Trader Tweets of the Year

When we think of tweets these days, the first person that tends to come to mind is US President Donald Trump. His frequent use of Twitter […]