Notwithstanding the global economic recovery from the pandemic, Japan remains to be standing still, with its currency value eroding. The year 2021 saw the yen performing the worst among Group-of-10 currencies, slumped almost 6% against the dollar. Japan is the only economy that hasn’t shown signs of a rising interest rate. According to ZERO Markets’ Meta...
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Value With Momentum — according to Feifei Li (Head of Equities, Research Affiliates) Value stocks are translated into momentum stocks in recent times as the vaccine rollout had fuelled a new prospect of growth that favors stocks that are value-oriented. Value investing refers to buying stocks that are valued cheaper relative to their fundamentals. On a quantitative investing basis,...
Commodities Hit New High on Positive Oil Demand Outlook
The recent economic recovery has raised expectations on renewed energy demand, this prompted commodities prices to make new highs. The Bloomberg Commodity Spot Index is at the highest level since 2012. The index tracks price movements for 23 raw materials. The retreat in the greenback has spurred buying of precious metals including gold and silver. With spot...
Is It Time to Switch From MetaTrader 4 (MT4) to MetaTrader 5 (MT5) Platform
One of the most popular trading platforms for CFD products has been Metatrader 4developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp, a financial trading software firm in 2005. The latest trading software released in 2010 was the MetaTrader 5 platform. MT5 as a successor has more functionality and up-to-date features compared to its predecessor MT4, but the number of MT5 users has yet to...
Introductions to CFDs
Despite CFDs (contracts for difference) being a relatively new financial instrument, it has become increasingly popular, offering a cost-effective way to traditional stock trading. CFDs are financial derivative products, similar to options and futures. CFD is a contract between two parties to exchange the difference between the entry and exit price of a position, based on...
How to Reduce the Risk of Trading Risk of Shares?
What are Shares? Share trading remains one of the most popular asset classes among retail investors and traders. Shares are also known as stocks or equities, they represent partial ownership of a company. Often, dividends may be paid out on a half-year basis to shareholders based on the proportion of the company they own. Moreover,...
Understanding Spread in Forex Trading
The foreign exchange market also known as FX market or Forex market is a decentralized global currency trading platform for all kinds of traders to participate in different purposes including hedging and speculation. The FX market is undoubtedly the largest financial market, with a daily volume of FX trading averaged around US$2.0 trillion according to the Triennial...
A Trader’s Guide: Fundamental Analysis Vs. Technical Analysis
This is a guide to the beginner or experienced traders who are looking to start their investing journey or looking to enhance their trading skills. What is Fundamental Analysis: Fundamental analysis is based on decomposing the factors including external and market events that may influence the price of an underlying asset. This form of analysis is a good...
What Is Reflation and Are We in One Now?
Reflation is the early phase of an economic upswing, characterized by an increase in economic growth and a pick up in inflation. With global rates near zero, and a record stimulus package, this set the perfect environment for a new economic life cycle. The most recent US job data was stronger than expected, with 379,000...
What is a Foreign Exchange Swap and How does it Work?
Foreign exchange swaps first entered the spotlight in 1981 by way of an agreement between US technology giant IBM and the World Bank. Despite their relative infancy, trading in FX swaps continues to gain in market share, according to the BIS Triennial Central Bank Survey 2019. The Swap Market A swap contract, unlike a standardised...