January 22, 2021
Digital currencies: are they the future of money?

Virtual currencies such as bitcoin and Ethereum are still proving popular with traders, despite wild fluctuations in price over the past 12 months.

So should they be part of your investment portfolio moving forward? Or do the potential risks outweigh the potential rewards?

January 5, 2021
Spotting a bargain: how to trade undervalued stocks

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen many traders ditch their portfolios and turn to safe-haven assets and defensive stocks in a bid to keep their risk profiles low. But that means there’s plenty of undervalued stocks out there for astute value investors. So how can you take advantage?

December 22, 2020
What will stock markets look like beyond COVID-19?

There’s light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel, as breakthrough vaccines from companies such as Pfizer and Sinopharm give investors renewed optimism. But how will equities react in 2021?

December 8, 2020
Brexit: Deal Or No Deal?

As the UK and the EU struggle to finalise their divorce negotiations before the December 31st deadline, how will a deal (or no deal) affect stock market performance across Europe and beyond in 2021?

And what will it mean for your trading strategy?

October 28, 2020
Bracing for impact: what the US election could mean for markets

Volatility bets are high as the 2020 presidential race nears its end, but what could a Trump re-election or a Biden victory mean for your portfolio?

October 22, 2020
How to Trade: Geopolitical Tensions

Regional and global events such as the forthcoming US election, Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic often impact markets and cause volatility.

So what risk do traders need to look out for?

 

October 8, 2020
Is it time to diversify your trading portfolio?

Spreading your investments across different asset classes can result in steadier returns - and can help prevent huge losses when markets do take a plunge

 

September 11, 2020
Trends in the Commodity Sector: A Mixed Outlook for 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the 2020 global commodities markets into disarray. But while oil and natural gas remain depressed, gold and industrial metals are seeing a resurgence. So what happens next?

August 17, 2020
An investor’s guide to surviving volatile markets

Stocks worldwide have taken a beating in 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing the biggest economic uncertainty seen in decades. So how should traders respond to such extreme levels of volatility?

July 30, 2020
Does the COVID-19 pandemic change the investment case for cryptocurrencies?

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has boosted the need for electronic transactions. Has this accelerated the case for Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies? Will they benefit – or do concerns over their future remain?

July 22, 2020
Coronavirus and oil: What’s next for the MENA region?

COVID-19 has had a major impact on transport, travel and tourism all over the world, with many countries closing their borders and implementing lockdowns. The big question is: will this accelerate peak oil – and what will be the repercussions for the hydrocarbon-reliant GCC? 

July 9, 2020
Are technology stocks the big winners of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Company shares such as Zoom and Microsoft are leading the current global stock market rally. But investors still need to approach them with caution.