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  • Short Selling With CFDs

    Contracts for Differences (CFD) Team |  |  | Nov 13, 2019

    It is evident that financial markets move in cycles. As the saying goes “What goes up, must come down”. Investors who spend time studying the price movement and cycles of the assets they intend to invest in could be rewarded with profits earned from uptrends and downtrends. If you have never attempted short-selling before, maybe…Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Invest in the Video Game Industry

    Allan Tan | Assistant Manager |  | Nov 12, 2019

    When Google announced Stadia, a new cloud-based gaming platform in March 2019, the world turned their attention to the video game industry. Cloud-based gaming is just one of the many segments in the fast growing video game industry, which also comprises traditional computer, console and mobile games. The video game industry generated USD131 billion as…Read More

  • What is FX CFD?

    Contracts for Differences (CFD) Team |  |  | Oct 30, 2019

    FX or forex, is commonly referred to as the foreign exchange market. In layman’s term, FX trading is the exchange of one currency for another at a predetermined exchange rate. Forex CFD (FX CFD) is a form of Contract for Differences (CFD) that allows you to participate in the price movements of the underlying forex…Read More

  • Rise of the China Internet Dragons

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Oct 24, 2019

    Summary There are almost three times more Internet users in China than in the US even though the Internet penetration rate in China is only 59.6 per cent as of December 2018. China’s “Great Firewall” of Internet censorship has inevitably allowed China Internet companies to establish market dominance in China. Structural trends like rapid urbanisation,…Read More

  • Making an Impact with ESG ETFs

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Sep 20, 2019

    Summary Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing has taken on increased significance in the investing world, with ESG incorporation asset under management accounting for one in four dollars of the total asset under professional management in the United States in 2018. There is an increasing number of research that shows a positive relationship between a…Read More

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