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  • Forex trading basics: How to read currency quotes
  • The most basic aspect of forex trading you must understand before you can start trading are currency quotes. You need to know how to read these and understand what they're telling you. So what do you need to know about currency quotes? Read on to find out… How currency quotes work Currency quotes refer to two currencies as all currencies trade in pairs. For example, USD/ZAR or ... ››› more
  • [19 August 2015]
  • Why you should stick to trading the major currencies
  • The forex market is a multibillion dollar financial market. It trades 24 hours a day, five days a week. Whilst there are a huge array of different currencies you can trade, it's best to stick to trading the major currencies. So what are the major currencies? And why should you stick to trading them? Read on to find out… What are the major currencies? The major currencies includ... ››› more
  • [18 August 2015]
  • The rand trades dangerously close to R13 to the dollar
  • The rand has continued its slide against the US dollar. This comes as the US Federal Reserve is due to release its minutes from its latest monetary policy meeting from the end of last month tomorrow. The local currency is edging closer to R13 to the dollar. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… The rand weakens in anticipation of release of the Fed’s minutes The rand h... ››› more
  • [18 August 2015]
  • Want to trade currencies? Here's how to select the right instrument for you…
  • If you want to trade the world's currencies, there are a number of ways you can go about it. The first thing you need to decide is what currencies you want to trade. Once you know this, you can pick the right instrument for you. There are essentially three different instruments you can use to trade forex. Read on to find out more… Using currency futures to trade forex   If you ... ››› more
  • [17 August 2015]
  • The rand hits another new low against the pound
  • After a rollercoaster ride last week, the rand has kicked off the new week still hovering at multiyear lows against the dollar. The local unit is also trading at all-time lows against the pound. So what's going on? And what does this week have in store for the rand? Read on to find out… The rand struggles to hold its ground In early trade this morning, the rand managed to trade... ››› more
  • [17 August 2015]
  • Lower your risk by trading currency CFDs
  • If you opt to trade forex, you can obtain gearing of up to 500 times. This is great if your trades all work out as planned. But if you're just starting out or don't like this high level of gearing, you can opt for a less risky method. So what is this less risky way of trading currencies? It's currency CFDs. Read on to find out more… What are currency CFDs? Currency CFDs (co... ››› more
  • [14 August 2015]
  • The rand eyes R13 to the dollar as this week's rout continues
  • This week has certainly been a tough one for the rand. The local currency has been under fire thanks to developments in China and the US. So how much has the rand fallen? And why is it under so much pressure? Let's take a closer look… The rand is down nearly 2% this week This morning, the rand has fallen to new “14 year lows against the dollar,” says IOL. It’s now trading at... ››› more
  • [14 August 2015]
  • Forex CFDs: A new way to trade the forex market
  • Until recently, you only had two ways to trade currencies in South Africa. You could use currency futures to trade the rand against major currencies or you could spread trade international currencies. But now, forex CFDs (contracts for difference) are available through some trading companies. So what exactly are forex CFDs? Let's take a closer look… What are CFDs? Before we loo... ››› more
  • [13 August 2015]
  • The rand claws back after China's surprise devaluation of the yuan
  • The rand hit 14 year lows against the dollar this week following China's shock decision to devalue its currency in a bid to boost its export market. The step by the Chinese central bank led the rand along with other emerging market currencies to weaken sharply. It also led to sharp falls in global stock markets. But today, after reassurances from the People's Bank of China, the rand has mana... ››› more
  • [13 August 2015]
  • What exchange controls mean for your overseas travel plans
  • If you're going overseas, one thing you'll need to sort out before you go is foreign currency. You'll need to buy foreign currency before you head off. But thanks to exchange controls in place in SA, there are a few rules you have to adhere to. Let's take a closer look… What are exchange controls? Exchange controls give a government a way to control money coming in and out of the... ››› more
  • [12 August 2015]
  • The rand slides as China devalues the yuan for a second day
  • The rand has continued to weaken after China devalued the yuan for a second consecutive day. The local currency traded to levels not seen since 2001. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… Today China depreciated the yuan by 1.6% The People’s Bank of China devalued the yuan by “a further 1.6%” today, reports BDLive. This comes a day after the bank devalued the currency... ››› more
  • [12 August 2015]
  • China devalues its currency to combat slowing growth, hitting the rand in the process
  • China has devalued its currency, the yuan, in a bid to stimulate economic growth. The rand, along with other emerging market currencies, fell on the news. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… Why China devalued its currency The People’s Bank of China has devalued its currency by 1.9% in a bid to “make the exchange rate more market orientated,” reports the BBC. This t... ››› more
  • [11 August 2015]
  • Basic forex indicators: Your first step to trading profits
  • When you trade forex, there are a wide number of different indicators you can use to help you find profitable trades. The most basic and essential of all these forex indicators are trends. So why are trends such an important forex indicator? And how can you find them? Read on to find out… Trends as forex indicators Trends are most simple forex indicators. Trends indicate the o... ››› more
  • [06 August 2015]
  • The rand hits 14 year lows ahead of US jobs data release
  • Yesterday, the rand hit a 14-year low against the dollar and traded through R20 to the pound. The local currency is under severe pressure. So what's going on with the rand? And what does the future hold for the currency? Let's take a closer look… The rand falls sharply This morning, the rand is slightly stronger against the dollar after touching levels not seen since 2001 yeste... ››› more
  • [06 August 2015]
  • What exchange controls mean for you taking money out of SA
  • South Africa has strict exchange controls in place. Whilst South Africa isn't alone in implementing these regulations, the number of countries using exchange controls is falling. So what are exchange controls? And what do they mean for you taking money out of SA? Read on to find out… What are exchange controls? Exchange controls are measures taken by a government to control ... ››› more
  • [05 August 2015]


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