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By 19 December 2019

Contextual Factors That Affect Currency Valuation

Given its long-standing reputation as the world’s largest and most active financial market, it should come as little surprise that there are numerous factors that can affect how the forex market operates on a daily basis. No factor is arguably more important than changes in currency exchange rates – which, as a result, can considerably … Continue reading Contextual Factors That Affect Currency Valuation

By 2 December 2019

A Guide to Understanding Forex Market Legalities

With an average daily turnover estimated at $5.1 trillion in 2016, it should come as little surprise that the foreign exchange market is recognised to be the largest and most liquid financial market in the world – however, given its status and size, this doesn’t come without its challenges. Due to the forex market’s 24/5 … Continue reading A Guide to Understanding Forex Market Legalities

By 27 November 2019

Safe Trading: Understanding, Managing & Minimising ...

As the world’s most liquid market, it may come as a surprise to you that there is no one international supervisory body monitoring the daily activity of currency trades placed on the forex market. Instead, there are multiple governing bodies across the globe managing brokers and traders at a national level. While this form of … Continue reading Safe Trading: Understanding, Managing & Minimising Risk in Forex

By 30 October 2019

A Brief History of the Rand

Established as the official South African currency on 14th February 1961, the rand has now become a liquid emerging market currency. In forex trading, the rand is referred to as an exotic pair which trades alongside an emerging market economy currency, carrying less liquidity than other developed market currencies and often traded against the US … Continue reading A Brief History of the Rand

By 11 October 2019

How To (Safely) Experiment With Your Trading Strategy

The key to becoming a well-rounded and experienced forex trader is having the ability to confidently experiment with forex strategies. Having a good sense of assurance and calculated determination in trades will make traders well-equipped to tackle many circumstances which the turbulent market may present before them. In today’s blog post, we’ll outline some ways … Continue reading How To (Safely) Experiment With Your Trading Strategy

By 10 October 2019

Gut Feeling: When To Go With Your Instincts

Trusting your gut feelings towards a trade means so much more than simply making a trade because you feel as though you should – actually, it means quite the opposite. Trusting your gut in forex trading means acting on an impulse that has only occurred due to your previous experience, understanding of forex strategies and … Continue reading Gut Feeling: When To Go With Your Instincts

By 14 October 2019

Facebook Libra: 3 Things to Bear in Mind

To facilitate the ease of making payments and transferring money between users, Libra is a digital currency which could well be one of the best currencies to trade following its launch in 2020. The app was created on a mission to streamline the way in which users transfer money over many social media platforms and … Continue reading Facebook Libra: 3 Things to Bear in Mind

By 9 October 2019

What is Forex Trading? All You Need to Know

Commonly accepted as the largest financial market in the world, it’s for good reason that the extremely lucrative forex market appeals to so many across the globe. What’s more, due to its online appeal and flexible market hours (24 hours a day, 5 days a week), no longer is this incredibly accessible market exclusively traded … Continue reading What is Forex Trading? All You Need to Know

By 30 September 2019

How to Trade Forex: The Fundamentals of a Trade

The first necessary step to having sufficient knowledge of how to trade forex is to ensure you understand the fundamentals of a trade. That’s why today, we’re offering up a complete guide to the basics of the foreign exchange market. Guiding you through both the theory and practice of opening a trade, we’ll ensure that … Continue reading How to Trade Forex: The Fundamentals of a Trade

By 30 September 2019

3 Things to Consider Before Picking a Broker

In the incredibly lucrative and highly competitive forex market, picking a broker that suits both your at-home lifestyle and your personal trading habits can be the key to your success and the potential profitability of your trades. Given the news that the average trading volume on the forex market in 2016 was nearly $5.1 trillion, … Continue reading 3 Things to Consider Before Picking a Broker