Market Research

Forex

How the forex market works

Foreign exchange, often abbreviated as forex or simply FX, refers to the exchange of global currencies on a decentralized market place – also known as over the counter (OTC) currency exchange.

The complete beginner's guide to online trading

In this guide, we run through the most important things to know about trading online, including forex trading, stock trading, gold trading and using CFDs.

ForexTrade

Should I try online trading?

A quick guide to trading online for newbies. What is it? An example trade in Apple stock, the risks and why you might consider trying it.

MacroCryptocurrenciesGoldGrowth

10 stories to remember from financial markets in 2020

The covid-19 pandemic means 2020 is a year for the history books, not least in financial markets where records were broken, and new trends were born. Here’s our top 10

ForexFutures

Japanese candlestick charts to spot market reversals

Candlestick charts are graphical way of representing the open, close, high and low of the price of a market over a given period of time developed in Japan.

StocksIndex

Looking for EM opportunities? Indian stocks are hitting new records

Indian benchmark indices the Nifty 50 and the Sensex are rallying to record highs as investors look through the pandemic in search of growth, notably in emerging markets.

CommoditiesESG investing

Uranium stocks are (radio)active. The next big thing in ESG investing?

There has been a burst of activity in Uranium stocks with double digit single day gains following a US bill that classified uranium alongside other minerals as vital to national security.

Stocks

The CAPE ratio has surpassed the roaring 20s! Is value investing dead?

What is the CAPE ratio? The highest reading since 1929 sounds extreme but what does it mean for markets?

StocksAsset Allocation

Dividend investing: Beginners guide to picking stocks for income

It's not all about buying low and selling high! Shareholders earn income through cash dividends. In this guide we explain how to get started income investing with stocks.

ETFIndex

Buy British! Schroders talks up “once in a generation opportunity”

Asset manager Schroders is creating a ‘British opportunities trust’ fund to invest in undervalued UK stocks. Time to have a second look at buying British?

ETFAsset AllocationESG investing

Thematic investing using ETFs

Every so often a new theme or megatrend emerges in the world and exchange traded funds (ETFs) have become a popular vehicle for investors to take advantage.

CryptocurrenciesBitcoin

What is Bitcoin?

If ‘Bitcoin’ is popping up your newsfeed again recently, and you would like to have an overview of what it is, this article is for you.

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