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Resources and Articles

  • Australasia

    Asia Pacific Stock Exchange

    The Asia Pacific Exchange Limited (APX) is one of the securities exchange groups operating in Australia. Regulated by the Australia Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) APX is required at all time to conduct business in a manner that is fair, orderly and transparent. AIMS Financial Group (AIMS) became a major shareholder of APX in October 2008, providing an essential source of funds ...

  • Investing

    Swaps

    “Contracts for Difference” are popularly known as “swaps”, with the most common types being Equity Swaps and Interest Rate Swaps. All contracts for difference have as their basis an exchange between two parties that allows each party to realize a benefit, not necessarily a profit, from the exchange. It may be that one party seeks to reduce their level of risk engendered by their ownership of ...

  • Companies

    Walmart

    Statements relating to Wal-Mart which float around in stock market circles, could confuse an outsider in to thinking that it is a country being discussed! Indeed, the scale of operations of Wal-Mart is such that it is almost as though an entire Government has listed on a stock market! The dimensions emanate from its deep penetration of the U.S. market, the vast range of products and ...

  • Africa

    Egyptian Stock Exchange

    Together, the Cairo Stock Exchange and the Alexandria Stock Exchange, form the Egyptian Stock Exchange. Both the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges are run and managed by the same board of directors, and both make use of the same system for clearing, settlement and trade. Although the exchanges were established separately, the Alexandria Stock Exchange in 1888 and the Cairo ...

  • Companies

    Proctor Gamble

    Not everyone in the stock market has shares of Proctor & Gamble, but few could have lived without buying and using some of this amazing company’s brands. Proctor & Gamble operates in both the developed world and in third world countries. Its deep and accumulated knowledge of various cultures is a special asset from the stock market perspective. The company has such a large number of its own ...

  • Asia Pacific

    Vietnam

    The stock market culture of Vietnam may be in its infancy, but most analysts agree on its shining future potential. The Stock Trading Center in Ho Chi Minh City is only as old as the current century, but has already grown into an appreciable force in terms of providing funds for the government. The bond market of Vietnam has not only grown at a rapid pace, but has attracted international ...