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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 operates...

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Private Banking vs Wealth Management

Owing to its sound financial regulation and economic stability, Singapore is considered one of the leading countries for private banking and wealth management.  With strong capital markets and a growing suite of priority clients, the country has everything it takes to be the global leader in...

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Asset Management vs Wealth Management

The finance niche is full of confusing titles and industry jargon.  And that’s the reason why it is often daunting to understand terminologies like asset management and wealth management, which are often used interchangeably. This article sheds light on the differences and similarities between the two.  What is...

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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 downs...

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Algorithmic trading vs robo-advisor: the 7 key differences

With a rise in popularity in robo-advisors, there has been an increase in marketing literature attempting to explain what robo-advisors do, with some confounding ones, equating robo-advisors with algorithmic trading.  In this article, we talk about the 7 points of differences between robo-advisory and algorithmic trading. What...

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Types of Hedge Funds

Alfred Winslow Jones’ organisation, A.W. Jones and Co., launched the idea of a hedge fund in 1949. He began investing with $100,000 in a combination of long-short positions to minimise his risk and made multiple folds thereafter.  The strategy he employed is today known as the...

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Investment Banking vs Wealth Management

In our earlier articles, we discussed the differences between asset management and private banking with wealth management. Between the three topics which have been compared, investment banking has the least commonality with wealth management in terms of the types of services offered. The core purpose and...

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What are Algo Funds?

‘Algo’ is commonly used in short for ‘algorithmic’. An algo fund is one of the many types of investment funds available in Singapore and in countries with more mature trading markets or infrastructures, such as the United States of America and United Kingdom. Algo funds are active...

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What is a Fund of Funds?

A fund of funds (FOF) is one of many types of investment funds which exist in the finance industry. It is also known as a Collective Investment or a Multi-Manager investment fund. In this article, we discuss what a fund of funds is, the investment strategy used,...