Financial Market Insights
Navan IPO: Everything you need to know about Navan
Navan, formerly TripActions, is one of the fastest growing travel start-ups in the industry. The tech company is expected to list in April 2024 after confidentially filing for an IPO.
BMC Software IPO: Everything you need to know about BMC
BMC Software, an IT software management provider, confidentially filed for an IPO in February. Recent competitor analysis suggests the projected market capitalisation post-listing may be higher than expected.
MOVE index: How to measure bond market volatility
The MOVE index projects the yield spread between long and short-term bonds to give an idea of current market volatility. Read more for a MOVE index definition and strategies.
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What is the VIX index? How to use the volatility index in your trades
The VIX is one of the most widely-used measures of market volatility, for both the S&P 500 and wider stock market. So, what is the VIX, how is it calculated and how can you take your first position on volatility? Find out below.
How to trade low volatility: strategies for quiet markets
We talk a lot about how volatility creates opportunities for traders. But what happens when there’s only a little market movement to take advantage of? Find out what to trade when there’s low volatility and what the best low volatility trading strategies are.
Volatility trading guide: its causes and the most volatile markets
Markets are always on the move, but the speed and size of price changes is what creates excitement (and risk) for traders. So, let’s take a look at how to trade volatility, and which markets experience the highest levels of volatility.
Klaviyo IPO: Everything you need to know about Klaviyo
The email marketing platform Klaviyo has become a prominent software provider in a crowded field. Learn all about its post-IPO success in 2023.
Instacart IPO: Everything you need to know about Instacart
Grocery delivery service Instacart has finally pulled the trigger on its IPO, having delayed it due to market volatility. Find out everything we know about the Instacart IPO.
ARM IPO: Everything you need to know about ARM
British semiconductor company Arm Limited – or ARM – went public on Thursday 14 September 2023 after pricing at $51 per share giving it a value of $54.5 billion. Find out everything we know about the ARM IPO.
How central banks control money
Money supply is directly controlled by central banks of influential countries around the world. Learn how they decrease and increase money supply in this article.
Ampere IPO: Everything you need to know about Renault’s Ampere
Renault’s Ampere is a pure play EV and software unit from the powerful French automaker Renault Group. Learn more about Ampere ahead of its spring 2024 IPO.
A guide to CFD trading strategies
Discover the best CFD trading strategies, including which are better for short-term or long-term trading.
Starlink IPO: Everything you need to know about Starlink
SpaceX-owned satellite network Starlink has been the subject of IPO rumours for years, but will it list? Here’s the lowdown on the company and whether a Starlink IPO is coming.
Databricks IPO: everything you need to know about Databricks
The Databricks IPO has been highly anticipated for the last two years, but its floatation could finally be on the horizon. Find out everything we know about the Databricks IPO.
Cross-currency swap explained: definition, calculation and example
A cross-currency swap is a type of FX instrument used by institutions and banks to gain better access to foreign debt markets. Find out more about this swap and why it’s used.
British Pound Analysis: GBP/USD Bulls Boosted by Bets on BOE Bazooka
GBP/USD is approaching near-term resistance around 1.2800 ahead of tomorrow’s retail sales report...
Pairs trading: definition, strategy, and example
Pairs trading is a popular strategy that involves matching a long position with a short position on securities with a high correlation. Learn more about pairs trading and the risks involved.
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VinFast IPO: Everything you need to know about VinFast
Electric vehicle company VinFast is set to list in the US via a SPAC deal on Tuesday August 15. Find out everything you need to know ahead of the VinFast IPO.
Brewdog IPO: Everything you need to know about Brewdog
Craft beer company Brewdog is still hopeful that it will list in 2023, according to boss James Watt. Discover more about the Scottish brewer ahead of its IPO.
Hedging in trading: meaning, strategies and examples
Discover what hedging means and the different hedging strategies you can use – including hedging CFDs, options and futures.
Standard deviation explained
Standard deviation measures how volatile a set of data points are compared to the average mean. Learn how to use standard deviation to measure volatility while trading markets like forex, stocks and indices.
EMA explained: Trading with exponential moving averages
Exponential moving averages (EMAs) are moving averages adjusted to give greater weight to the most recent price data. Learn how to calculate the EMA using any number of periods and how to start using the EMA in your trading strategy.
Leverage in forex: definition, examples and calculator
Leverage is a key part of forex trading due to large position sizes and small market daily movements. Take a look at our guide to leverage in forex, including how to calculate your risk.