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28 11, 2014

ETFs, CFDs grow as investors move out of their security blanket

2021-01-20T20:53:49+00:00November 28th, 2014|

The Australian contract for difference and exchange-traded fund markets continued in its expansion this year as more and more investors are searching for much greater or at least more predictable returns that can be created by traditional equities. Investors have been seemingly ensnared to these two very distinct products since [...]

20 11, 2014

What is market timing and why should it be considered?

2014-11-20T07:11:26+00:00November 20th, 2014|

What is market timing? The most sought after advice in the book is to purchase and sell high and market timing is an attempt to do the same old thing once more which is to sell when the market is high and buy when it is low. Obviously, it is [...]

5 11, 2014

Forex-Euro hit one-week low on ECB; on watch over BoE

2014-11-05T07:08:41+00:00November 5th, 2014|

The euro hit a one-week low against the dollar last week after a report from Reuters that the European Central Bank was considering purchasing corporate bonds which highlighted the diverging policy outlooks for the U.S. and the Eurozone. The euro fell to as low as $1.27025 on trading platform EBS [...]

24 10, 2014

Spread Betting – If it moves you can bet on it

2021-01-27T12:01:33+00:00October 24th, 2014|

Spread betting is an option to conventional investing in which the goal is to profit from movements in the value of financial product. The rewards and the risks are much more higher than traditional trading. Spread betting came a long way over the past two decades, wherein it is seen [...]

23 10, 2014

Why Use Spread Betting Companies for Market Exposure

2021-10-09T22:12:18+00:00October 23rd, 2014|

Spread betting companies are now providing exposure to financial markets that are often asked with a very straightforward question, "why should investors utilise them in order to derive exposure instead of investing in the markets directly"? There are several number of answers to this query, which if collated explains why [...]

16 10, 2014

Stocks possibly regain ground after sell-off

2021-01-27T20:08:58+00:00October 16th, 2014|

After it had ended the previous session on a lower position, stocks may possibly move back to the upside in early trading last week. The major index futures are presently pointing to a discreetly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 15 points. Bargain hunting may [...]

24 09, 2014

Gold trading outlook: Futures edge up in advance of Fed meeting

2014-09-24T08:37:50+00:00September 24th, 2014|

Gold futures a bit higher during the early trade in Europe last week as investors hold on to hefty moves ahead of key Federal Reserve two-day meeting. Gold futures for the December delivery on Comex in New York was traded at $1,236.6 per troy ounce which was up 0.12 %. Prices [...]

2 09, 2014

Increasing risk of currency market volatility

2014-09-02T15:53:22+00:00September 2nd, 2014|

The largest threat to investors may be coming from the foreign exchange market instead of the stretched prices of equity and bond markets. Based on recent policy and technical signs, the forex market might already be on the exit of the unusual phase of lowered volatility. After prolonged period of [...]

15 08, 2014

FSB contemplate broader window for foreign-exchange benchmarks

2014-08-15T07:53:22+00:00August 15th, 2014|

The global regulators published details of its preparations to fix foreign-exchange benchmarks in response to assertions that traders are in conspiracy to manipulate rates in the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market. The Financial Stability Board (FSB) suggested making changes to how the most popular rates from WM/Reuters are being calculated by [...]

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