Last time, we visited UOB Branch in Malaysia. 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. As an “eye” of global investors, we conduct spot checks on forex brokers and present all the info on the WikiFX app to better serve forex investors, helping them find the reliable forex brokers while keeping them away from illegal ones. Today, we're visiting DBS in Malaysia.
In speaking of investment, broker scams in forex trading seem to be a recurring theme. As with many industries, the fast growing forex industry also has plenty of predators, who look to take advantage of newcomers. The following story is shared by a Korean investor who sought WikiFX’s help after being defrauded by Robinhood. He reported the illegal broker to warn other investors against it.
As of November 26th, 2019, speculative net shorts for the British pound increased by 4,673 to 36,576. Among them, speculative longs decreased by 559 to 38,646, and speculative shorts increased by 4,114 to 75,222.
Against the backdrop of expanding negative bound yield,gold may gain greater appeal among central banks worldwide in 2020 as a unique type of asset.
Founded in 1880 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, MUFG is Japan’s largest financial corporation and one of the world’s top asset holders, offering a wide range of services including commercial banking, investment banking, trust service, asset management and securities dealing.
Although illegal brokers tend to use similar tricks, many investors still fall victim to these traps. In a recent complaint against broker scam that WikiFX received, the illegal broker Shi Jin Investment tricked investor in a way that appears surprisingly similar to that of ZHENXI Investment, a formerly exposed broker.
Regulatory information suggests LongAsia’s office is at 1 Kim Seng Promenade 15-02 Great World City East Tower, and WikiFX recently visited the broker at the site.
Daniel Sihombing has been a victim of Soros FX. This is an illegal broker who defrauded investors in the name of another regulated broker PT. Java Global Futures, registered with BAPPEBTI and the Indonesian Ministry of Trade and located at APL Tower Central Park Lt. 25 Podomoro City, Grogol, West Jakarta.
In speaking of investment, broker scams in forex trading seem to be a recurring theme. As with many industries, the fast growing forex industry also has plenty of predators, who look to take advantage of newcomers. The following story is shared by SaFWat, an investor who sought WikiFX’s help after being defrauded by TurboForex. He reported the illegal broker to warn other investors against it.
Morgan Stanley believes that the euro will see a strong rally in 2020 under multiple factors. Compared with the United States, which may slow down further in 2020, the Eurozone may do significantly better than the relatively low market expectation by showing a strong economic rebound.
Near the end of 2019, investors all wish to see their trading go smoothly and wrap up the year in a satisfactory way, yet the illegal brokers are always trying to mess up with investors’ plans. By reviewing the recent investor complaints against illegal brokers, WikiFX made a list of the most-complained brokers in November. PTFX which topped the list has drawn much attention, while other heavily-condemned brokers on the list are equally worth-noting.
The world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater spent US$1.5 billion, or 1% of the assets under the company’s management, on put options that bet on a bearish global stock market in the next 3 months.
Regulatory information suggests the office of Kresna Futures in Indonesia is at Kingland Tower, 2nd Floor 18 Parc SCBD Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53 Jakarta Pusat, and WikiFX recently visited the broker at the site.
The cunning illegal broker swindled investors by claiming that they can achieve “financial freedom” under the instructions of signal providers; while investors appeared to be profiting, they actually suffered losses in trading. Recently, Mr. Chen shared his experience of being defrauded by the illegal forex broker Kainos.
On November 24th, 2019, WikiEXPO successfully wrapped up at Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. With over 5,000 attendees, over 30 forex brokers and 30 well-known keynote speakers of the forex industry, the event has been a roaring success. With its constantly growing influence, WikiEXPO aspires to join hands with investors and forex professionals to create a safer forex investment environment.
Brokers on the forex market always strive to present their clients a perfect image, but sometimes such a flawless image may turn out to be a lie. Recently, Mr. Liu told WikiFX about how ATRI, a deceptive illegal broker, had rejected his withdrawal and suspended his trading account for no reason.
Near the end of the year, many renowned brokers on the forex market are starting to release their financial statements. According to the latest 6-month data recently released by the Bank for International Settlements, the nominal value of forex derivatives totaled US$99 trillion by the end of June, 2019. Overall, nominal value of OTC derivatives reached US$ 640 trillion, up 17.6% from the US$ 544 trillion at the end of 2018. But amid the generally growing trend of the forex market, not every broker’s financial statement reveals good news.
Although major events in 2019 such as international trade tensions and Brexit have hit the global forex market, causing fluctuation in some currency pairs, the general volatility of G10 currencies year to date has been significantly lower than previous years. Unless December sees some serious“black swan events”, the forex market may experience its lowest volatility since 1996 in this year.
Japan cut holding of US Treasury Bonds by US$28.9 billion in September, yet remains the top non-US holder of Treasuries that it first became in June, 2019.
Los datos de WikiFX provienen de datos oficiales de los organismos de supervisión de divisas, por ejemplo, la FCA británica, el ASIC australiano, etc., los contenidos publicados también se basan en la imparcialidad, objetividad y búsqueda de la verdad a partir de los hechos, las tarifas de gris, como las tarifas de relaciones públicas, de publicidad, de ranking y de limpieza de datos no se cargan a la plataforma de intercambio de divisas. WikiFX hará todo lo posible para mantener la coherencia y sincronización de nuestros datos con fuentes de datos autorizadas, como los organismos de supervisión, pero no promete ser coherente y sincronizada con ellos en tiempo real.
En vista de las complejidades de la industria de divisas, no se excluye que los comerciantes individuales de divisas obtengan el registro legal de los organismos de supervisión a través del engaño. Si los datos publicados por WikiFX son inconsistentes con la situación actual, envíenosla a través de las funciones "Quejas" y "Corrección" de WikiFX de divisas, lo revisaremos y verificaremos a tiempo y anunciaremos los resultados relevantes.
El contrato de divisas, metales preciosos y diferencia de valor (transación fuera del sitio) es producto apalancado que presentan un alto nivel de riesgo, y pueden resultar en la pérdida de su capital de inversión, por favor invierta racionalmente.
En particular, la información que aparece en WikiFX es solo para referencia, y no constituye un consejo de inversión. La plataforma de divisas es seleccionada por el cliente por sí mismo, el riesgo que conlleva la operación de la plataforma no está relacionado con el WikiFX, y el cliente tiene que asumir las consecuencias y responsabilidades relevantes por sí mismo.