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Trade from an informed place. We cover news, political events and market analysis plus product updates.

Brexit: A fork in the road for Europe

What is it all about? The term ‘Brexit’ is simply a play on words combining ‘Britain’ and ‘Exit’, similar to the term describing Greece’s intention to leave the European Union (EU) otherwise known as ‘Grexit.' On Thursday, 23 June 2016 there will be a UK referendum to decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Un...

May 29, 2016
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7 Best MetaTrader 4 Tips and Tricks

Discover the key MT4 tips and tricks to make you a power user The MetaTrader 4 (MT4 Platform) is arguably the world’s most popular electronic trading platform used by retail FX traders and professional fund managers alike. It was first released by MetaQuotes Software in 2005, and GO Markets was the first Australian Forex broker to offer it to the...

May 29, 2016
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Trading opportunities in a low growth global economy

We are four months into 2016 and the global economic prospects are still uncertain. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief has just issued another warning in recent days, stating that the outlook for global growth is weak and has encouraged policy makers across the world to work together to “bolster confidence, support growth, and guard more...

April 25, 2016
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Trading Tools: Trading Central

Imagine having access to technical analysis across all the major markets, updated around the clock in real-time and of the same calibre that investment banks around the world receive daily. Then consider having all your favourite Forex and Commodity markets analysed with a trade entry, exit, profit taking levels and a price projection. And what if ...

March 23, 2016
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Crude Oil Opportunities Analysed in 7 Charts

It was only one month ago when oil was the most hated commodity in the market. Analysts were pessimistic and forecasts for oil with a $10 handle were circulating in the financial media. However, against all odds, oil suddenly managed to hold losses and surprisingly recovered by some 53% from a 12-year low in February. Given this sudden and strong c...

March 22, 2016
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Trading Opportunities from Japan's Shock Interest Rate Decision

This is only Part 2 of a 3-part series containing a full 21 page analysis, highlighting the global opportunities as a result of the introduction of negative interest rates in Japan. Click here to access the full analysis. ...

February 25, 2016
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Bank of Japan opts for negative interest rate, but Yen soars

This is only Part 1 of a 3-part series containing a full 21 page analysis, highlighting the global opportunities as a result of the introduction of negative interest rates in Japan. Click here to access the full analysis. ...

February 24, 2016
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Point & Figure Analysis – A Japanese Cliffhanger

Annihilation of the Yen  It was the year 2013. Some interesting events took place that caused some reverberations in global markets. The once one booming city of Detroit (known for its car manufacturing) filed for bankruptcy and the US government shutdown for almost two weeks. But the most significant story was the fall of the Japanese currency a...

February 24, 2016
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Be prepared and trade smart with the MT4 Genesis Session Map

Forex is one of the heaviest news driven markets in the world. Major news announcements play such a critical role to the intraday volatility, which in turn create trading opportunities. Most of the time, particularly for the active traders, market volatility can present more trading opportunities. So it stands to reason, all Forex traders should be...

February 24, 2016
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Where to for the Aussie dollar in 2016?

Another year down, and another year spent under pressure for the Australian dollar. If January’s performance is any indication, 2016 may very well be another year spent on the ropes, with solid losses of over 5 percent in January alone. While it is not unusual for the AUD/USD pair to post such significant declines, what’s worth noting was that ...

January 28, 2016
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MT4 Genesis: Useful and practical trading tools

MT4 Genesis - Our Top MT4 Trading Tools Like any other successful person in their chosen field, you also need the proper trading tools if you are to become a successful trader. Trading tools play an important part in your trading success. Given the right and proper trading tools, you can be a more efficient and effective trader. Even if you are ...

January 28, 2016
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Groundhog Day at the RBA, but where next for the Aussie dollar?

Yield Advantage Beginning 2014 trading around $0.89, the Australian dollar remained remarkably resilient throughout the first half of 2014, reaching highs of $0.95 at the beginning of July, buoyed by a yield advantage over its global counterparts as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) moved their policy bias from negative to neutral. Repeated effor...

November 6, 2014
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Why Trade or Invest in Physical Precious Metals?

From geopolitical unrest to trigger happy central bankers cranking up the printing presses (quantitative easing), it’s apparent why market participants turn towards the natural safe haven qualities of physical precious metals when the chips are down. While metals such as Gold and Silver are currently valued decidedly south of the heady highs in 2...

August 29, 2014
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What Every Trader Should Understand About Margin Forex

There is no disputing that trading leveraged products such as Margin Forex can be an effective and simple way of gaining exposure to your desired currency pair. However it’s imperative that every trader develop a deep understanding of what it means to trade with leverage before putting their hard-earned cash on the line! Let’s start by explorin...

August 8, 2014
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What Currency Should an Independent Scotland Use?

With the referendum on Scottish independence fast approaching, the debate as to what currency an independent Scotland should use is becoming hotly contested. Should Scotland Say Goodbye to the Pound? Independence would mean the creation of a new, untested economy that investors may be wary of. The choice of currency is crucial to establishing eco...

March 13, 2014
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