29 March 2023

Low touch execution, leveraging technology

It is safe to say that trading systems worldwide have changed dramatically over the last 50 years or so. The Internet has been critical to these changes prompting a period of minimal human intervention and ever-quicker trading systems, but these have often encouraged more volatile markets. So, what are the pros and cons of low-touch execution and leveraging technology?

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22 March 2023

The Role of Technology in Asset Management

Wealth management incorporates an array of different services, with asset management prominent. Over the years, we have seen an increase in the use of technology in the field of asset management, which is making a monumental difference in investment strategies. Unfortunately, many online technology-based services we see today are taken for granted, although they have taken years and a considerable amount of investment to shape. 

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15 March 2023

5 Proven Stock Trading Strategies

We have seen considerable developments in online tradingtechnology over the last 20 years. As an online trader, dealing from the comfort of your home, the markets and the investment options available today have never been broader. There are five basic stock trading strategies used by many online traders, often adapted for their particular goals.

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08 March 2023

The Evolution of Clearing Services: From Paper-Based to Digital

While we take clearing services for granted, the first modern bank clearinghouse in London can be traced back to the 1700s. However, in reality, clearing services were already in use hundreds of years earlier, with particular emphasis on trade in the Far East. In essence, a clearing service adds stability to any financial system and efficiency to any market. A clearing house effectively guarantees settlement by holding collateral and funds to cover both sides of a transaction. 

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01 March 2023

Psychology and Online Trading: How to Stay Disciplined and Avoid Emotional Trading

As an online trader, it is essential to appreciate the importance of psychology in online trading. There is nothing wrong with feeling various emotions as you are trading; indeed, as an online trader, they can be helpful, but they must not rule your head. We will now look at the challenges of online trading in relation to psychology and how to remain in control.

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22 February 2023

Why is the FTSE 100 at a record high?

The FTSE 100 has been flirting with an all-time high for some weeks before recently breaking through the 8000 barrier. In many ways, this reflects the challenges of wealth management, specifically asset management, with the UK apparently on the verge of recession and continued politicalunrest. So, why is the FTSE 100 at a record high?

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