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FX Trading choices: Open positions and economic data release

Market sentiment towards a currency pair, and hence price, changes when new information comes into the market. The most common situation that creates such a change is the release of economic data. These are planned in terms of timing to theoretically offer no market participant an advantage over another market participant.   Economic ...

April 7, 2019
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Know the Score: Holding Costs of Daily Fx Positions

Many traders consider trading daily timeframes but when used to trading the shorter timeframes, overnight holding costs of positions may not be something they have come across previously. This brief article has the aim of understanding why these trading costs exist and how they are calculated. But First…An important message about holding costs...

March 5, 2019
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3 significant benefits of having an FX trading buddy

By Mike Smith Let’s face it, trading can be a lonely occupation sometimes. Along with the hope of picking up a “hot tip”, this seems to be a key reason why trading forums are so popular. Unfortunately many people leave such forums almost as quick as they join them, simply because many users are not particularly supportive and often seem...

March 4, 2019
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Time For a Change? Considering Longer or Shorter Timeframe FX and CFD Trading

  One of the most common questions we are asked on some of the webinar sessions we run is “What timeframe might be best for me to trade?”. This slightly longer article than we would usually write,  seemed merited to provide some detailed “food for thought” as it appears to be an important issue for many. This is not something w...

February 27, 2019
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Updated Product Disclosure Statement (PDS)

GO Markets Pty Ltd updated its Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). View our updated Product Disclosure Statement. The changes made to the PDS mainly relate to adding share CFDs to our offer. Please read and save a copy of this document for your records....

February 20, 2019
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MT4 to MT5: Is it Time to Make the Change?

In this brief article we explore the major differences between the MT4 and MT5 Trading Platforms in order to assist reader in deciding whether they should consider switching to the latest version of this established Forex gateway to the market. Do you have to make a switch now? The reality for now is that MT4 is still used widely by brokers and t...

February 18, 2019
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Forex 10 Year Challenge

To begin the week, I thought we'd do something a little bit different. We have taken the current ten-year challenge sweeping social media and tried to apply it to a brief technical analysis summary of the major FX pairs. Where were they trading in early 2009? And where are they now? Judging by the list below, it would seem gold wins the gold...

February 4, 2019
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China’s Stimulus Program

Fears of slowing growth and weak Chinese data have forced China to ramp up its efforts to stimulate its economy and reassure investors: Record $83 billion injection: China injected a large amount of money in its economy. $83 billion was placed in the country’s financial system to avoid a cash crunch that would add further pressure to an ...

January 22, 2019
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Main Macro Themes In 2019

After a stellar year in 2017, investors were taken aback by the massive swings in the markets in 2018. The turmoil in the financial markets has created an environment of panic and fears about a global recession. Even though the risk of a recession is not on the horizon yet, we do expect 2019 to remain volatile. Prudent investors will likely fa...

January 8, 2019
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The Causes of Today’s Flash Crash

Today’s flash crash in the FX markets was surprising to many of us. The triggers behind the slump in the currency’s markets are vague, and everyone was left wondering about a reasonable explanation. First of all, we think it is important to note that we are in a low volume trading environment and any reaction/news can be exacerbated in such t...

January 3, 2019
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What Has Moved The Markets So Far This Week?

December started on a positive note, though it was short-lived. During the G20 meeting, there was more optimism in the financial markets than the market participants had anticipated. Investors were therefore hopeful that December would be promising. Post G20 Reactions – Bullish Gaps Monday started on a buoyant note with a few bullish gaps, a...

December 6, 2018
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GO Markets formally launches MetaTrader 5

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – 25 September 2018. GO Markets is pleased to launch MetaTrader 5 (MT5) to its suite of platforms. Traders can now download, and use GO Markets MT5 along with GO Markets MT4, as well as GO Markets’ Webtrader, on any device or browser. Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Gore, noted that while he continues to see solid dem...

November 19, 2018
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GO Markets Expands eFX Network with oneZero Collaboration

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – 13 November 2018. Veteran derivatives provider GO Markets Pty Ltd has integrated with technology provider, oneZero Financial Systems in a bid to expand their institutional offering in LD4. Head of Trading, Tom Williams said: “The popularity of our API offering has naturally led us to expand our distribution channels and ...

November 15, 2018
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A Pivotal Moment For Sterling

GBPUSD - Has Cable run out of steam? Looking at GBPUSD, we can see the month of November has kicked off with some impulsive moves higher off the back of potential Brexit deals concluding behind closed doors. In the short-term, we might be witnessing the tail end of the recent rally as price action is showing signs of exhaustion, particula...

November 6, 2018
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How to Access GO Markets Complimentary VPS

If you're an existing GO Markets client, simply get in touch with a member of our Support Team and we'll help you get set up. How it works: GO Markets offers complimentary monthly VPS subscription to clients who have completed a minimum trade volume of US $1 Mil per calendar month (approximately 5 round turn FX lots). A service fee starting f...

October 9, 2018
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