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Monday, January 25, 2016

Online CFD Trading

CFDs are defined "An arrangement made in a futures contract whereby differences in settlement are made through cash payments, rather than the delivery of physical goods or securities."

CFD is a financial tool similar to a share or index which lets you trade an underlying share, index or commodity contract without having to hold the underlying asset itself. CFDs (Contracts for Difference) are considered as one of the easiest methods of settlement as losses and gains are paid by cash. CFDs allow you to trade on one platform on-line.
CFD Share  perform is Buying and selling the performance of a share or Index through a CFD is almost identical to a physical equity trade financed by a loan. A client could borrow $50,000 from a bank to buy Shares. The client would receive the returns from the Shares, but would pay interest on the loan to the bank. CFD encapsulate this process in a single transaction. If a client buys a CFD on a Share, he will receive the daily performance of the Share, and be charged interest (financing) overnight.

This blog is written for Orient Financial Brokers, a leading online forex broker in UAE and Middle East.

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Equity Trading and Gold Silver Trading

Equity trading can be performed by the owner of the shares, or by an agent authorized to buy and sell on behalf of the share's owner. Proprietary trading is buying and selling for the trader's own profit or loss. In this case, the principal is the owner of the shares. Agency trading is buying and selling by an agent, usually a stockbroker, on behalf of a client. Agents are paid a commission for performing the trade.

The term equity trading refers to the buying and selling of company shares, stock indices and sector CFDs. Here, shares of big public companies are bought and sold through the major stock exchanges like London Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, and Tokyo Stock Exchange. These exchanges serve as managed auctions for stock trades. But, stock indices in small companies are bought and sold in over the counter (OTC) markets.


Gold Silver Trading

During the last year, there has been a  increase of interest in Precious Metals as a form of investment. Many investors are only beginning to discover the ability to trade in the forex markets. Gold is considered a 'safe investment

This information provided by Orient Financial Brokers (OFB), licensed and regulated by Central Bank of the UAE, to conduct brokerage in Foreign Exchange, Commodities and Money Markets. OFB offers a number of commodity futures contracts including all main oil, grain and metal contracts.
 

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Importance of Gold In the Modern Economy

Investors now have several different options when it comes to investing in the royal metal. In order to fully understand the purpose of gold, one must look back at the start of the gold market. While gold's history began in 3000 B.C, when the ancient Egyptians started forming jewelry, it wasn't until 560 B.C. that gold started to act as a currency.

At that time, merchants wanted to create a standardized and easily transferable form of money that would simplify trade. Because gold jewelry was already widely accepted and recognized throughout various corners of the earth. From gold exchange-traded funds  to gold stocks to buying physical gold, investors now have several different options when it comes to investing in the royal metal.

Investors typically buy large quantities of gold when their country is experiencing high levels of inflation. The demand for gold increases during inflationary times due to its inherent value and limited supply. As it cannot be diluted, gold is able to retain value much better than other forms of currency. From gold exchange-traded funds  to gold stocks to buying physical gold, investors now have several different options when it comes to investing in the royal metal.

Orient Financial Brokers (OFB) was established in January, 1994 in Dubai, the financial and commercial hub of the Middle East. OFB is licensed and regulated by Central Bank of the UAE, to conduct brokerage in Foreign Exchange, Commodities and Money Markets.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Currency - Commodity Price Relationship Forex Traders Should Know

Benefiting from forex currency trading involving predicting the market movements and positioning oneself to profit from that movement. A trader should be aware of the basic currency market indicators and factors that contribute to both short-term and long-term market movements. One such thing trader should know is the relationship between some currencies to changing commodity prices.

The Oil and Canadian Dollar Relationship: Over the past decade CAD and crude oil price have shown a positive correlation exceeding 80%. Canada is the 7th largest producer of crude oil, has the second biggest oil serve in the world and is the most significant oil supplier to the United States. These factors contribute to greater co-relation between oil price and CAD. USD also shows high positive correlation to crude oil prices as USD is the currency used to determine crude oil price.

Oil and Japanese Yen Relationship: Crude oil price changes and JPY shows a negative correlation because Japan imports almost all crude oil it needs. Thus theoretically CAD/JPY is one of the most sensitive currency pair with respect to crude oil prices.

The Gold and Australian Dollar Relationship: Like oil CAD relationship, gold price and AUD shows a high positive correlation because Australia is the 3rd largest producer of gold. A similar correlation can be seen with gold and NZD, this is because the close relationship between NZD and AUD because of the geographical proximity which makes Australia the prominent destination for New Zealand exporters. Know more about Gold and Currency Relationships.

This blog is written for Oriental Financial Brokers, Dubai, UAE. OFB is the leading forex currency trading broker offering advanced web-based trading platform and a range of account features.

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Forex Trading Strategies

Successful professional traders do many things that amateurs often forget. They plan a trading strategy, they follow the markets, and they diarize, track, and analyze each of their trades. Reasoning of the trade: Why buy or sell? Which pair? Documentation and analysis of the results. Timing of the trade: Why now? Before economic news releases or after? Day or night? Money management. Trading objective: What is the take profit target? What is the stop loss?

The forex market is the largest and most liquid of the financial markets. Daily activity often exceeds $4 trillion USD a day, with over $1.5 trillion of that conducted in the form of spot trading. It is the existence of volatility within the forex market that enables trader's to take advantage of exchange rate fluctuations for speculative purposes.

 Forex spot trades consist of a contract to trade a given amount of a currency pair with a market-maker, at the advertised buy / sell price . Traders must be aware that greater volatility also means greater risk potential. It is important to understand the correlation between liquidity and market activity. the most successful Forex traders are people recognized for their humility and discipline. These qualities are acquired trough experience and accepting some simple realities of the Forex market.

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