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Latin America: the final frontier for forex and CFDs

Continental FX CEO Miguel Aliaga discusses the huge potential for online forex brokers in Latin America

The forex market is a favourite among experienced and new traders alike; and offers attractive returns when managed correctly. Miguel Aliaga, CEO of Continental FX, explains how the industry is growing day by day, and how brokers are lobbying Chile's regu...

OECD fails to address global steel glut

China has rejected an attempt to reach a compromise on cutting global steel capacity, at an OECD meeting in Brussels

A meeting between China and representatives of many of the world’s leading economies in Brussels has failed to try and reach an agreement on addressing the current global overcapacity of steel production. According got the OECD, which convened the me...

Don’t treat Turkey as any other emerging market – Zurich Turkey

Yılmaz Yıldız, CEO of Zurich Turkey, explains why Turkey stands out from the emerging market crowd

This year is seeing emerging high-growth economies such as Turkey struggling with a number of issues: comparatively lower economic growth, high inflation, depreciating currencies, and uncertain geopolitics. But there are certain sectors bucking the trend....

The first quarter of 2016 saw a significant increase in job cuts in the US’ energy sector

US energy sector sees increase in job cuts

The first quarter of 2016 saw a significant increase in job cuts in the US’ energy sector

Exxon Mobil ordered to improve climate disclosure

Exxon Mobil has been ordered by the SEC to improve disclose on how climate change could affect profitability

Woodside abandons Browse Basin project

Woodside Petroleum has shelved a $40bn floating liquefied natural gas project due to falling commodity prices

By totting up global wealth, Oxfam’s report on inequality tells us little about either global poverty or income growth

Oxfam’s latest global inequality report is confused

By totting up global wealth, Oxfam’s report on inequality tells us little about either global poverty or income growth

China considers new stability plans

To prevent panic buying and selling, the Chinese government is considering a “circuit breaker” mechanism

Equity investors anticipate greater volatility

Measure of expected volatility in US equity markets reaches highest point since 2011

Latin America: the final frontier for forex and CFDs

Continental FX CEO Miguel Aliaga discusses the huge potential for online forex brokers in Latin America

US manufacturing disappoints in March

Contrary to expectations, manufacturing activity in the US failed to make significant gains in March, according to PMI results

ASX chief steps down amid bribery allegations

Elmer Funke-Kupper, Chief Executive of the Australian Securities Exchange, has resigned from his post following allegations of bribery

Islamic Finance Awards 2016

Best Islamic Bank, Algeria Al Salam Bank Algeria Best Islamic Bank, Egypt Al Baraka Bank Egypt Best Islamic Bank, Germany KT Bank Best Islamic Bank, …

Kuwait’s economy extends beyond oil

Kuwait’s banking sector has done much to boost the local economy, helping the country to diversify and lessen the impact of the current low-oil-price environment

Why Saudi Arabia is one of today’s most promising investment landscapes

Saudi Kuwaiti Finance House has capitalised on the liberalisation of Saudi Arabia’s financial markets, and so too has wealth management as a whole

The brightest minds in financial technology will be descending on Finovate Europe next week. It's the perfect place to network for start-ups and established players alike

Finovate 2016

The brightest minds in financial technology will be descending on Finovate Europe next week. It’s the perfect place to network for start-ups and established players alike

Alec Ross on the weaponisation of code

Cybercrime is one of the most pressing issues of today. How will businesses respond?

Computer-based testing revives conservative finance

The financial services industry is finally adopting computer-based testing for its exams