How do interest rates affect exchange rates? In short, the higher the interest rate of a currency, the more likely it is to strengthen. Let’s explore why below. Higher Interest Rates Attract Foreign Capital When a country’s interest rates are higher compared to other countries, it tends to attract foreign capital. Investors seek higher returns… Read More »
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In summary, this article talks about the cheapest way to withdraw via IC Markets (basically free) and my withdrawal experience with IC Markets using this cheapest method (PayPal). If you want to skip the details, scroll right to the bottom for the 2 cheapest ways to withdraw via IC Markets. Note: I have received messages… Read More »
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What are the most popular forex brokers? In summary, this article shares a clever way to determine the most popular forex brokers through the number of MT4 servers it has (you can check through Metatrader 4 mobile app), instead of searching for updated trading volume data, which is hard to find. You will also find… Read More »
IC Markets Australia reducing leverage to 30:1 from 29 March 2021 – What should I do? Contents Background Why is ASIC doing this? How to avoid the leverage reduction? Pros and cons of switching to IC markets global offering (Seychelles) What should I do? IC Markets 21% commission discount offer still valid Background IC Markets… Read More »
How to open a FP Markets account? (5 steps) This simple guide is meant to give you a peek into the registration process when you choose open a live account with FP Markets. For demo accounts with FP Markets, you can open a free demo account here. 1. Personal Details Fill out your personal details.… Read More »
Swap in Metatrader 4 / cTrader is the interest you earn or pay in points (0.1pip) by going long one currency, and shorting another currency.
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