World Bank Forecast Suggests Global Economies Will Struggle In 2020

The World Bank has released its forecast for 2020 and it is not great news. The report showed that 2019 was marked by the weak performance of the global economy. If you were expecting a better forecast for 2020, you

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Indian Investors Take A Hit As Economy Slumps To A 42 Year Low

When the BJP government came into power in 2014, PM Narendra Modi made lavish promises and struck the right chord with both domestic and international investors. The government promised to create millions of jobs, make it easy for overseas businesses

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ASIC Changes Wholesale Trading Regulations for CFDs

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has been tightening up local regulations for the trading industry. The watchdog has already decided to implement leverage restrictions for contracts for differences (CFDs) but that is still far off. The new set

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UK Stock Trading Platforms Gearing Up Fierce Competition In 2020

The traditional way in which stock trading takes place around the world results in brokers charging their customers a fee for every transaction. That paradigm has been broken as today’s stock trading platforms have started waiving their fees. Currently, trading

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Investors Should Look At Asian Markets In 2020 To Make High Returns

As we come to the end of another year and look forward to the New Year, investors around the world are keen on finding the next big thing that will pay them great dividends in 2020. The problem is that

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Singapore REITs Bringing In Billions From Global Investors

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a trusty investment vehicle since they are pegged to real estate. These trusts use the money invested in them to buy up a property that can then be developed and see big earnings. Singapore’s

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Whistleblowers Help CFTC To Clean Up Trading Markets

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been working hard this year to ensure that all financial markets in the United States operated smoothly. This usually entails cracking down on the many crafty schemes and violations of FX trading and

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FCA Warns Investors To Be Careful About Bogus CFD Firms

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) imposed stringent restrictions earlier this year on contracts for difference (CFDs) and CFD like options that were being sold to retail investors. Traders were asked to comply with a number of restrictions in order to

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Robinhood Set To Launch Its Zero-Fee Trading App In The UK

Robinhood surprised the trading market when it decided to charge zero commission fees on its trading app in the United States. This strategy encouraged many Americans to download the trading app and start trading. Since the Robinhood app brings with

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EU Commission Gives UK Clearing Houses 12 Month Extension

London has long been a major financial center. For years, this was to the advantage of various clearinghouses that participated in the trading industry since it was the prime spot for trading between the US, the EU, and the rest

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