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Is Cryptocurrency-ETF the rescue?
July 27, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky The cryptocurrency markets have been trading in a bear cycle since the beginning of the year. Bans, hacks, regulatory crackdowns and regulations have overshadowed the crypto-land. Back in June, the persistence of two firms, ...

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Monitoring Volatility and Spotting Trading Opportunities
July 25, 2018

US Markets With relatively sound fundamentals driven by strong earnings growth so far in this earning season, US equity markets have continued their bullish trend. The S&P500 bounced back strong from its 100-day moving average in early July, and...

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Sterling Seeks Value Amid Brexit Talks
July 24, 2018

We have seen a quiet recovery for Pound Sterling in the absence of any negative headlines. Add to this some rambunctious tweets from President Trump weakening the Dollar and the GBPUSD pair is tip-toeing upwards, shrugging off the recent dip below 1....

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Safety First for Japanese Yen
July 20, 2018

Have you spotted something unusual happening with the Japanese Yen? With the likes of protectionism dominating global headlines, the Yen is weakening amid broader risk aversion which is out of character for the currency. A Confidence crisis among As...

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Dollar Index Treading on Familiar Ground
July 19, 2018

If you’re familiar with the US dollar Index, you might have noticed it has moved in a repetitive pattern for the past few years. You need to treat every six months as a cycle, at the end of this cycle (June, December), the Fed will generally rai...

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Opportunities in the Third Quarter – Equity and Currency Markets
July 18, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky STOCK MARKETS After a stellar year for the stock markets, investors were entertaining the idea that equities will outperform in 2018 even though a correction above 15% was expected at some point. The U.S equity markets showed impre...

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Premium MT4 Trading Tools
June 1, 2018

As a pioneer of providing MetaTrader 4 in Australia since 2006, our premium MT4 trading tools help provide you with real time trading alerts and a suite of MT4 add-ons to help improve your trading experience when trading the global markets. Whether y...

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Central Bank Interest Rates
May 16, 2018

Central Bank Interest Rates   By Klavs Valters  A central bank's interest rate is a rate at which it typically lends money to local banks. This interest rate is charged by nations’ central or federal banks on loan advances to control the...

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Federal Budget 2018: A Mixed Reaction
May 14, 2018

Federal Budget 2018: A Mixed Reaction   By Deepta Bolaky Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down his third incorporating tax cuts, superannuation benefits, aged care spending and significant infrastructure spending. The highlight is its plan to h...

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World's Largest Banks
May 8, 2018

World's Largest Banks   By Klavs Valters  Banks play a significant role in our day-to-day lives and as the global economy continues to expand year-on-year, they will continue to do so. Even though the United States has the largest economy by G...

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First Quarter Overview – Massive Swings and Volatility in Stock Markets
April 17, 2018

First Quarter Overview - Massive Swings and Volatility in Stock Markets   By Deepta Bolaky First quarter of the year ended with markets experiencing massive swings and volatility. Higher bond yields, revised inflation expectations and a potenti...

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies
March 29, 2018

Top 5 Cryptocurrencies   By Klavs Valters It was huge year for cryptocurrencies in 2017, but since then we have seen a decline in the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency, went from the highs of nearly $19,000 to around $...

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Amazon on Track to Become a $1 Trillion Company
March 22, 2018

Amazon on Track to Become a $1 Trillion Company   By Klavs Valters With Apple close to becoming the first company in the world to reach $1 trillion market cap, Amazon is also closing in. As one of the world’s largest online retailers it is o...

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Time Ticking for Brexit
March 19, 2018

Time Ticking for Brexit By Klavs Valters In just over a year – on 29th March 2019 to be exact – Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union. It has been nearly a year since Theresa May triggered Article 50 and began the two-year process to...

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2018: The Year So Far
March 1, 2018

2018: The Year So Far   By Yaazdee Jaunbocus After global bourses started the first month of 2018 in ascendency, led by Asia and the US, it did not take too long for the excitement to be dashed in early February. Indeed, we all saw more than ...

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