Date Last Updated: July 21, 2019

Tag: trading

  • North America

    Chicago Stock Exchange

    Based in the third largest city in the United States, the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX) operates as a national securities exchange and self-regulated organization under the oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As an integral element of the National Market System, CHX offers competition to all U.S. equity markets and facilitates trading transactions in virtually all ...

  • Asia

    Bursa Malaysia

    The Bursa Malaysia or as it is better known as the Malaysia Exchange (MYX), previously called the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange goes back to 1930. It was that year that the Singapore Stockbrokers’ Association was set up as a formal organisation dealing specifically with securities in Malaya. Several years later it was registered again as the Malayan Stockbrokers’ Association, but it still did ...

  • Europe

    Equiduct Trading

    Equiduct Trading is promoted as a pan-European exchange that, instead of acting as a link to various exchanges, operates as a single point of connectivity to all markets. Located in Berlin, Equiduct is an electronic trading platform with additional offices in London and Paris. Established in 2007, Equiduct Trading has its roots in the technology of Easdaq, the Nasdaq-owned electronic ...

  • Investing

    Options

    There are two kinds of objectives in paying premiums for the flexibility to buy or to sell assets at fixed prices on pre-determined dates: one is to hedge on the average cost of a material used in a business over which a user company has no direct control, and the second is simply to gamble. Neither of these objectives is relevant for the average individual investor at the retail level in a ...

  • Currencies

    Forex

    “FOREX” is an acronym for Foreign Exchange Trading; the practice of buying and selling foreign currency on the world’s many foreign exchange markets. Many people will be surprised to know that the FOREX market is by far the largest financial trading market in the world. Based on the total cash value of all trades, over $1.9 trillion is traded every day on global FOREX markets.

  • Asia

    Tokyo Stock Exchange

    The Tokyo Stock Exchange, or TSE, is one of five stock exchanges that operate in Japan, and is known to be one of the most important stock exchanges in the world, trading with approximately 1.5 million shares, on average, in a day. Within Japan, the Tokyo Stock Exchange is without a doubt the biggest. The TSE has about 2276 companies listed, both internationally and on the ...

  • Investing

    Equity Swaps

    An equity swap is conducted by two parties with the intent usually being to save costs on a transaction. These costs may be in the form of basic taxes, or other costs associated with the transaction such as locally based dividend taxes. Another reason for companies, specifically those in the US, to engage in equity swaps is to increase the amount of market leverage a trader can exert, which ...

  • Asia

    Thailand Stock Exchange

    The Stock Exchange of Thailand, also known as SET, is a trading system that is supported by a securities depository center, clearing house and a securities registrar. Together with a service division that offers assistance on securities information, they form a stock exchange that provides a secure trading environment for both investors and brokers. SET is regulated by the ...

  • Glossary

    O

    Options Exchanges – Options Exchanges are where the buying and selling of options contracts takes place. Most major stock exchanges perform this function, as do smaller, specialized facilities like the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Over-The-Counter (OTC) Trading – Over the Counter Trading in stocks or other financial instruments is conducted directly between two parties ...

  • Glossary

    P

    Program Trading – Program Trading is a practice by which computer programs are used to automate the purchase or sale of large blocks of stock when certain pre-set price points are reached. Popularly used by large hedge funds and arbitrage specialists, program trading has been blamed for causing the 1987 “Black Monday” stock market crash […]

  • Futures

    Trading

    You probably know someone who trades in stocks. They may be a day-trader, a long term investor, or someone who just dips their toe into the market from time to time. Perhaps this describes you! When it comes to trading Futures, however, you may draw a blank unless your career involves you in banking and investing.

  • Europe

    Cyprus Stock Exchange

    The Cyprus Stock Exchange, also known as CSE, was established for the development of trade and securities markets and started operating in March 1996. Operations of the exchange are subject to the Cyprus Securities and Stock Exchange Law established and passed by the House of Representatives of Cyprus in April 1993. For brokers or stockbroker representatives to be accepted and ...