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The recent turmoil in emerging markets, starting from the US Federal Reserve’s decision to taper off its bond purchases and culminating in Russia’s position on Ukraine, has brought to the fore the issue of risk aversion

IronFX explores impact of risk aversion on currency markets

The recent turmoil in emerging markets, starting from the US Federal Reserve’s decision to taper off its bond purchases and culminating in Russia’s position on Ukraine, has brought to the fore the issue of risk aversion

It seems often nowadays there is only one trade in the market: risk-on or risk-off. For currency investors, it’s crucial to understand how these episodes affect each currency. There’s money to be made in understanding the different reactions. Resea...

World Finance interviews George Koumandaris, CEO of HotForex, to find out what the company is doing to achieve its mission of becoming the most reliable broker in the industry

HotForex: on a mission to become the most reliable forex broker | Video

World Finance interviews George Koumandaris, CEO of HotForex, to find out what the company is doing to achieve its mission of becoming the most reliable broker in the industry

The popularity of forex trading has surged in recent years, with many considering it an effective way to earn a good profit. World Finance speaks to George Koumandaris, CEO of HotForex, to find out what punters should look for in a forex trading company, ...

World Finance interviews Markos Kashiouris, Chairman and CEO of IronFX, about how the forex market has evolved over the past five years

Markos Kashiouris on the evolution of the forex market | Iron FX | Video

World Finance interviews Markos Kashiouris, Chairman and CEO of IronFX, about how the forex market has evolved over the past five years

Since the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis, the forex market has grown to become an investment class on its own. Markos Kashiouris, Chairman and CEO of IronFX, talks about the impact of changes on the market and new hotspots for trading growth. ...

Despite Bitcoin’s recent successes, the dramatic collapse of its biggest exchange has thrown into question its legitimacy and has prompted questions about how the currency can weed out its rotten institutions

MtGox scandal puts spotlight on Bitcoin security

Despite Bitcoin’s recent successes, the dramatic collapse of its biggest exchange has thrown into question its legitimacy and has prompted questions about how the currency can weed out its rotten institutions

Bitcoin, its most devout followers would tell you, is the future of money. Recent successes have underlined a triumphant period for the cryptocurrency. When it first emerged in 2009 from creator ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’, who may not be one person and whose ...

What’s next for global currencies in 2014?

The last 12 months have seen a turbulent succession of high interest rates and economic reforms. IronFX Global predicts how global currencies in 2014 will shape up

The major themes I expect to be moving the forex market in 2014 are: the Federal Reserve’s tapering and its impact on the global economy; exceptionally low inflation, especially in Europe, but elsewhere as well; the change in European banking regulation...

A number of regulatory frameworks have been put in place to curb banker trading and bring a new level of transparency to the industry. Martin Morris analyses the most significant changes

Post-Lehman: are derivatives still a risky business?

A number of regulatory frameworks have been put in place to curb banker trading and bring a new level of transparency to the industry. Martin Morris analyses the most significant changes

For every action there is a corresponding reaction and if the world’s major banks – collectively in the dock for having blown up the global economy in the late noughties – could be sure of one thing, post-Lehman Brothers, it was that the ‘business...

Social media key for brokerage firms, say Tradenet execs

Adapted correctly, social media can be used to bring online trading platforms right to a customers’ finger tips

Brokerage firms want to increase trades, but they don’t want to be hard influencers for customers to do so. Technology can play a role to subliminally stimulate trades and encourage a customer to be an active trader while keeping the brokerage firms far...

HotForex’s online platform for binary options trading

HotForex’s OptionTrade has proven itself a strong online platform for trading binary options

The ever-increasing range of tradable online financial product presents traders with a variety of choices. While choice and competition are obviously good for traders, it can lead to a somewhat daunting environment when trying to choose the best way to in...

What does the future hold for the Brazilian stock market?

A modernised market structure will help Brazil match the economic expectations the world has placed on it

For years, Brazilian capital markets have lagged behind the domestic economy in terms of size and growth potential, and have struggled to keep up with a number of international markets. As one of the world’s most significant growth economies, it is esse...

World Finance interviews Paulo Pinto, CEO of DIF Broker, on the 21st century model for investment

Paulo Pinto on investing online | DIF Broker | Video

World Finance interviews Paulo Pinto, CEO of DIF Broker, on the 21st century model for investment

The internet has brought international finance closer to home, giving investors easier access to the global economy. Paulo Pinto, CEO of the pan-European brokerage firm DIF Broker, discusses what it takes to succeed when it comes to online investing, and ...

BFC aims for innovation in currency exchange

Remittance and foreign currency companies are as important now as they have ever been, with billions of dollars transferred between countries each year

When we hear the words ‘financial institution’, our thoughts automatically turn to banks and large investment companies; however, it is important to also consider those ever so crucial foreign exchange and remittance companies that connect us to the w...

World Finance interviews Mengxi Guo, Head of Asia-Pacific Region Development Department, on overcoming changes in the forex trading sector

Mengxi Guo on the changing landscape of forex | OctaFX

World Finance interviews Mengxi Guo, Head of Asia-Pacific Region Development Department, on overcoming changes in the forex trading sector

OctaFX provides forex brokerage services to its clients in over 100 countries around the world. Talking about the current market realities and some of the latest developments at OctaFX is Mengxi Guo, Head of the Asia Pacific Region Development Department ...

World Finance interviews George Stylianou, Chief Marketing Officer at Forextime, on the impact that technology is having on forex brokers.

George Stylianou on emerging economies | Forextime

World Finance interviews George Stylianou, Chief Marketing Officer at Forextime, on the impact that technology is having on forex brokers.

Forextime is an online forex broker that offers trading services on an international scale. Discussing the continuing growth of the forex industry is George Stylianou, Chief Marketing Officer at Forextime. World Finance: First, introduce us to Fore...

Disappointing GDP sees early Yen rise, but dollar climbs back

Sluggish growth sees Yen jump against the dollar, causing investors to sell Tokyo shares

Japan has announced slower than expected GDP growth of just 2.6 percent for the period between April and June, leading investors to sell off Tokyo shares. The news of slower than expected GDP growth in Japan was disappointing for the country’s Prime ...

World Finance interviews Anna Zamurakina, PR Manager at FBS, on the emerging markets in Southeast Asia and recent developments at FBS, including winning the World Finance award for Best Broker, South-East Asia, 2013

Anna Zamurakina on Southeast Asia | FBS | Video

World Finance interviews Anna Zamurakina, PR Manager at FBS, on the emerging markets in Southeast Asia and recent developments at FBS, including winning the World Finance award for Best Broker, South-East Asia, 2013

Unlike the debt burden among developed nations in the West, Southeast Asia with its resilient growth represents a truly bright outlook. Anna Zamurakina from forex broker FBS discusses the economic potential of the region. World Finance: The emergin...

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