The future of currency: centralised or decentralised?
There is hardly anyone left who overlooked the bitcoin bull market, with BTC pushing to new all-time highs this year. Blockchain, it seems, is here to stay. The way legacy institutions and governments react will determine the future of finance. OctaFX wonders if peaceful coexistence might be an option?
Charting FX success with both education and support
The FX market, just like any other, is all about people. Launched last year, Exinity Group follows a well-established tradition of examining the diverse needs of a widening client base and providing best-in-class customer care
Algorithmic trading sees growth in the FX market
With the advent of algorithmic trading, companies like FXSpotStream have remained focused on continuing to provide value to their clients
Catering for a new generation of traders and investors
The average age of investors and traders is dropping around the world – as the internet and new tools make it easier to play the financial markets with success – but it is still possible to ensure newcomers feel welcome and keep older clients happy as well
We have lift-off: A space race worthy for the 21st century
Billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos are scheduled to rocket into space in the coming days. But why is there a renewed interest and reinvestment in space travel and exploration?
Central Bank digital currency to spell the end for crypto?
Do the central banks have a digital master plan in place that will see them derail bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies before they have truly been established as a viable, decentralised alternative to fiat?
Bank of England on crypto: legitimate concerns or not?
Few could have predicted just how monumental the invention of Bitcoin would be when it first launched over a decade ago
Currencies remain hostage to the global vaccination race
The widespread shock to the markets caused by the COVID-19 outbreak early last year was tackled with government spending and low interest rates. XM.com says the immunisation race is now on and two frontrunners have emerged, fuelling optimism for a faster recovery in the financial markets
Fubon Life is leading the race in insurance services
The Fubon Financial Holdings company has gone through a lot during the last 60 years and its insurance subsidiary is heading into the future in great shape as it continues to deepen its insurance services, writes Fubon Life Insurance
Trading forex as a side-hustle
You don’t need an office on Wall Street or in Frankfurt or the City of London to be a foreign exchange trader today: with the right tools you can do it at your kitchen table, when you get home from your full-time job. Chloe Christina, multimedia marketing manager at the global online forex broker FirewoodFX, explains how
Will commodities be the best investment of 2021?
Commodities look set to dominate as the world struggles to get back on its feet following the COVID-19 pandemic. Copper and gold both thrived during the pandemic, and demand for crude oil is pushing up as economies try to recover
Top 5 female-fronted fintech firms
While fintech is typically thought of as being something of a ‘boys club,’ some of the most exciting and forward thinking firms in the industry today are founded and led by women
Top 5 Latin American tech hubs
Latin America is fast emerging as one of the world’s most exciting tech hubs. While the COVID-19 recession has impacted tech investment in the region, the continent’s entrepreneurial start-up communities are proving resilient in testing times
Top 5 pandemic-proof industries
The Coronavirus pandemic has put considerable strain on businesses of all sizes, but some sectors have proved more resilient to lockdown pressures than others. It comes as no surprise that big tech has fared well over the past 12 months, but other more traditional sectors, too, have proved buoyant in testing times
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