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PKR Set To Weaken?

The Pakistani rupee (PKR) is predicted to trade weaker against the US dollar in the week ahead, due to pressure from oil import, according to local market analysts. It is speculated that accelerating economic activity will in turn lead to a rise in demand for dollars for the purchase of energy, equipment and machinery. Price […]

OANDA Brings In Professional Accounts Ahead Of Regulatory Changes

Ahead of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) regulation change that is due to come into effect on the 29th March 2021, OANDA, a global FX brokerage, has announced that it will create a new account for professional traders. However, investors must meet a set of strict requirements in order to qualify. ASIC Regulations […]

SquaredFinancial Introduces MT5 & New Products

SquaredFinancial clients can access new trading options on the MetaTrader 5 (MT5) platform. This latest move by the online forex and CFD broker will appeal to experienced investors looking for advanced trading tools. Find out more about the MT5 platform and the services available at SquaredFinancial. Husam Al Kurdi, CEO of SquaredFinancial, commented that whilst […]

US-China Relations & Their Impact on Financial Markets

US-China relations is one of the big themes that will drive geopolitics, economies, and markets over the ensuing decades. Accordingly, it can be highly useful to look at the current dynamics even among traders who look out over shorter-term and medium-term time horizons. What the positions the US and China find themselves in currently and […]

The Internal War: Conflicts Within Countries & Impacts on Markets

How people act with each other is the most important determinant of domestic conditions. The internal war is ultimately the most consequential type of conflict the US and other countries face. Even with the importance of US-China relations and its impact on the markets – via trade, economics, capital and currency, technology, geopolitical, and military […]

Inflation And The FED – The Key To US Markets In 2021

Inflation remains the hot-topic for anyone forecasting the US recovery in 2021. In his recent analysis, Chris Weston, Head of Research at Pepperstone, highlights a number of key indicators to watch, and how FED policy will be crucial to traders in the latter half of 2021. Read a summary of his thoughts here: Inflation The […]

China On Course To Be Biggest World Economy In 2028

While economies around the world have been struggling to grapple with the devastating impacts of the pandemic, one country has managed to avoid a 2020 recession and has even seen overall economic growth. Largest Economy By 2028? China’s strict and swift lockdown measures, as well as emergency relief measures for businesses, seem to have given […]

Sticpay Cashback Program Available At Top Forex Brokers

Sticpay clients can now earn back a portion of trading fees with partnered brokers. The new promotion is available at leading forex and CFD brokers and traders can earn up to $10 per lot on major forex pairs, such as the EUR/USD. Find out how to sign up. How The Cashback Program Works To get […]

Military War: Role in US-China Relations & Impact on Markets

Envisioning the next major military war and its impact on financial markets (and, of course, the world) is difficult, as the range of unknowns is so high. But one thing we should acknowledge is that it’s likely to be much more brutal than most would imagine. World War II was much more deadly than World […]

FCA Issues Stark Warning About Cryptocurrency Investments

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued stark warnings to investors about Bitcoin following dramatic recent price swings. On 11th January, the value of cryptocurrencies fell by $150 billion in just a single day. Three days later on 14th January, Bitcoin had already recovered much of its lost value and was again trading at high […]

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