The Consumer Confidence Index that reflects consumers’ confidence level in economic activity is a key indicator that plays a significant role in overall economy, as it can predict economic trend and consumer spending. A higher than expected reading suggests positive trend for the USD, while a lower than expected Index means the opposite.
As the idiom goes, “every potter praises his own pot”. This is particularly true about the forex brokers that market themselves through false advertising. Usually their products are of poor quality, yet investors tend to be fooled by their misleading advertisements. According to investors’ feedback, WikiFX posted the list of top 10 most complained forex brokers in August, 2019.
A few months ago, the scandal of forex broker FFS and its related introducing broker group stirred up the forex circle, and the issue of introducing brokers became a much discussed topic. Another investor’s report that WikiFX got recently resembles the FFS scandal, as in both cases the trading platform and IB were suspected to be manipulated by a same group of scammers. The investor, Mr. Cheng, shared his experience of being defrauded.
U.S. home sales data had just been released. The existing home sales shows a positive trend, reaching 5.42 million which is slightly higher than the estimated 5.39 million; on the other hand, new home sales turns out to be 635 thousand, which is lower than the forecast of 649 thousand.
On our last investigation trip, we visited UOB in Malaysia and confirmed that the company is at the address from its regulatory information and is in business under LFSA regulation. As an “eye” for global investors, WikiFX conducts spot check on forex brokers and makes overall assessments based on the results, in order to better serve forex investors and help them identify the reliable brokers. Upon investors’ requests, we’re checking out the forex broker ALBUS CAPITAL in Malaysia this time.
Malaysia’s gold price reached its highest level in 6 years and continued to climb against a greatly volatile global market, exceeding 204 Ringgit per gram by August 12th. On the 4th Penang Signature Gold Fair in Malaysia last week, President of FGJAM(Federation of Goldsmiths & Jewellers Association of Malaysia) Steven Siow noted that Malaysia’s gold-product-export increased by 25.6% to reach 3,632 million Ringgit.
Unlike other financial markets, the forex market is not a tangible place in reality where forex deals take place. Instead, It’s a network of transactions between banks, businesses and individuals - a virtual market in which forex brokers play the crucial role of intermediary. The booming forex industry has seen a proliferation of forex brokers of mixed qualities, making it hard for investors to verify brokers’ profiles and decide which is trustworthy. Consequently, investors often fall victim to forex scams during investment.
Last time, we visited Deutsche Bank--the best private bank in Germany. It turned out that the location of its Malaysian licensed office corresponds to the regulatory information. The company is in business under the regulation of LFSA. Today, we're visiting United Overseas Bank Limited in Malaysia.
The releasing of NFP and interest-rate cut stirred up the forex market, causing mixed feelings among investors. During such a time of volatility, WikiFX conducted a massive trial trade among 94 forex brokers and after analyzing and comparing their trading speed and slippage, listed the top 20 brokers. The result of this experiment presents investors the competence of each broker and helps them gain a comprehensive view.
Recently, China’s leading forex media WikiFX officially opened its Vietnam branch in Landmark 81, the tallest landmark skyscraper in SE Asia. This marked another major step of WikiFX to expand its SE Asian market, as well as a countdown for the Wiki EXPO kicking off on September 21st in HCMC.
Do you know the forex market is the largest financial market in the world, with over US$5 billion traded every single day? Driven by high profits, illegal forex brokers take every chance to exploit this 24h/5days market for illicit profits.
In the age of internet, advertisements have become ubiquitous in people’s daily life. Forex brokers also attach great importance to advertising and make large spending on this point to increase their market exposure and attract more investors.
WikiFX got many investors’ reports that they couldn’t access the platform of SVSFX. The notice on SVSFX website revealed a surprising news: the broker, regulated by FCA and was in business for over 10 years, was bankrupted on the same day, and information on FCA’s website also confirmed the news.
WikiFX recently established strategic partnership with Vietstock, one of the largest financial media in Vietnam. By deepening cooperation online and offline, the two partners aim to popularize forex education in Vietnam and promote local financial development and prosperity.
Nowadays, the proliferation of brokers on the forex market makes it harder for investors to make a choice. Without knowing about the brokers thoroughly, investors can be easily swindled by illegal brokers. Recently, Mr. Jin reported the illegal forex broker AILEN to WikiFX and shared his experience.
his July, Deutsche Bank announced its strategic transformation plan to exit equities sales & trading business and cut business costs, significantly downsizing the investment bank as a result. The big step immediately made headlines around the world. Upon investors’ request, WikiFX visited Deutsche Bank’s licensed office in Malaysia.
As the world’s largest financial market, the forex market attracts the largest number of investors with many strengths such as large trading volume, high transparency, flexible leverage and relatively lower trading costs. However, forex investors often have a hard time verifying the information of brokers based overseas, or even in China, because these brokers are scattered across the world.
Recently, WikiFX visited WorldFirst in London to bring investors more detail information of the broker.
The forex environment is changing for the better as regulation policies tighten, and high rated brokers are expanding their market share. However, many illegal brokers still lurk around the market and block investors’ withdrawal or even escape after defrauding investors. Recently, investor Mr. Chen reported forex broker HuanYu to WikiFX in hope his experience of being defrauded by the illegal broker can be a reminder for other investors.
As the financial market with the most frequent transactions, forex market has been the first choice of global investors due to its high efficiency, flexibility and liquidity.
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