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What Is CFD Trading and Why Is It Important?

In the 1990s, a London-based brokerage firm called Smith New Court created CFDs in order to fulfill the needs of hedge funds who desired to short the market utilizing high leverage to place large bets.  Consequently, CFDs gave these hedge funds a means to avoid stamp

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What Is Debt Raising?

Small businesses frequently need money, especially those in the early stages of development.  However, finding cash can be particularly difficult as borrowers typically face tight lending standards and reluctant venture capitalists. In an environment where fundraising is a challenge, there will always be three main

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Capital Raising Strategies: What Are They and Why Do You Need Them?

In an ever-changing business landscape, the ability to raise capital can be the difference between exponential growth and crashing failure.  Despite the fact that growth potential can be constrained by a range of issues like poor management, lack of technology adoption, market instability; for most

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Basics of FX Algo Trading: Benefits, Risks and More

“The global 2021 forex market is worth $2,409,000,000 with 79% of its share coming from the UK, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.” In terms of value, trading volume and liquidity, it is the largest financial market in the world as well as one that

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16 Types of Forex Algorithmic Trading Strategies

Algorithmic trading (a variation of systematic trading) is quite commonly utilized for the buying and selling of currencies in the foreign exchange (forex) market. Such technology oriented approach is ideal for forex trading given its speed and flexibility. Most importantly, it eliminates the emotional ups and

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Types of investment funds in Singapore

As mentioned in an earlier article, Singapore has a very developed capital market and ecosystem – one of the 7 reasons this city state is ranked 2nd in the world as the preferred offshore wealth hub. It is now the 3rd largest financial exchange centre in

Alternative Investments – 10 Myths and Misconceptions Debunked

Risk is present in any kind of financial investment. The higher the potential return, the higher the risk. Perhaps the only investment that has the smallest risk is bank deposits but the return is very minimal. There have been instances where the interest rates are

Out of the woods?

5 min read | Covid-19, Central Banks, Volatility, Alternative Assets With the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic seemingly appearing to be much under control compared to when it started, markets have since witnessed a huge rebound in appetite for risky assets in the past few weeks. Analysts