Author: master

Trading a seasonal advantage in the SP500 CFD with the open range breakout strategy

18.04.2019

<p> The SP500 CFD had a very strong start going into 2019, gaining more than 15% up to the week before Easter. In fact, the SP500 CFD was up more than 10% in the first three months of 2019 – which has happened only ten times since 1950, with the SP500 CFD closing higher for […]

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Settlement processes still far behind the technology evolution, finds DTCC paper

18.04.2019

Manual processes where email and faxes are used to communicate settlement processes are still far too common and are increasingly vulnerable to failures, according to new research. A white paper published by the DTCC suggested a lack of automation and technological adoption still exists for certain firms and their settlement processes, creating risk exposures and […]

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Bezos Warns Of Amazon’s ‘Multi-Billion Dollar Failures’. What’s Next For The Stock?

17.04.2019

<p>Since going public in 1997, Amazon finally managed to reach a $1 trillion valuation in 2018. While the company’s stock price has struggled at different times in its history, it still amounts to a dizzying 80,000% share price growth. Much of this growth is down to its founder, Jeff Bezos.</p><p><em><a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/traders-blog/amazon-billion-dollar-failures”><img style=”width:auto;” class=”img-responsive” src=”https://fxmedia.s3.amazonaws.com/articles/remote/5459a2922c4b6a92ccdbdf487182d760.png”></a></em></p><p>Bezos’ annual […]

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Easter weekend ahead, but Gold bulls have to fight to hold 1,275

16.04.2019

<h2>Economic Events 15th of April – 19th of April 2019</h2><p> <a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/traders-blog/easter-low-volatility”><img style=”width:auto;” class=”img-responsive” src=”https://fxmedia.s3.amazonaws.com/articles/remote/e279b2874c12dd18aa6bd3c4855ca184.png” alt=”Economic evnts calendar” rel=”” style=””></a></p><p><em>Source: Economic Events Calendar April 15 – 19, 2019 – </em><em><a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/forex-calendar”>Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar</a></em></p><p><br></p> <h2>DAX30 CFD</h2><p>The outlook for the DAX30 CFD in the days leading up to Easter seems very positive. </p><p>Even though the ECB […]

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Buy-side bringing data and digitisation projects to the fore

16.04.2019

Asset managers are increasingly looking to data analytics and digitisation projects in the post-MiFID II and GDPR landscape, according to a new report. In its annual Global Asset Management Survey, financial technology vendor Linedata found that buy-side firms are prioritising data-led projects to secure short-term successes to protect investment and operational performance, against the potential […]

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Digital Asset partners with ISDA to support adoption of CDM

12.04.2019

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) specialist Digital Asset is collaborating with ISDA, Wall Street’s derivatives trading body, to develop an open-source reference code to support adoption of the ISDA common domain model (CDM). The new tool will assist developers in implementing the CDM in solutions for trading and managing derivatives via Digital Asset’s smart contract language, […]

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US Payrolls Shock The Market. What’s Next For the USD/JPY?

11.04.2019

<p>After a shocking US employment data report in March – showing only 20,000 jobs were added to the US economy – the release of the April’s payrolls number was always going to be hugely important.</p> <p><a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/traders-blog/usd-payrolls-shocks-market”><img style=”width:auto;” class=”img-responsive” src=”https://fxmedia.s3.amazonaws.com/articles/remote/87259486ea8e14beef90bff525bfe7a2.jpeg” alt=”USD Payroll data shocks the market” rel=”” style=””></a></p> <p>In today’s article, we explore why the […]

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How to trade seasonal patterns in indices, today: DAX30 CFD

11.04.2019

<p> The DAX30 CFD not only saw a very positive first quarter for 2019, but also a very strong start into April with new yearly highs. Many traders may have wondered whether it was possible to profit from this sharp bullish rally, and here’s a specific strategy how. </p><p> Thanks to a known bullish seasonal […]

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Deutsche Börse acquires analytics provider Axioma for $850 million

11.04.2019

Exchange operator Deutsche Börse has moved to bolster its index and risk analytics business through the acquisition of Axioma for $850 million. Deutsche Börse confirmed the deal, adding that Axioma will be combined with its internal index businesses STOXX and DAX to form a new company valued at €2.6 billion. The exchange operator described the […]

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FlexTrade joins forces with OpenFin on buy-side application interoperability

11.04.2019

Execution and order management systems specialist FlexTrade has announced a new partnership with financial markets operating systems vendor, OpenFin. The partnership will aim to provide application interoperability and improves workflow management for buy-side traders that are using FlexTrade products, such as its FlexTRADER and FlexNOW, execution management systems. Users will be able to integrate third-party […]

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