Could automated trading mean the end of volatility?

Volatility and Automation

Automated trading is leading to a more efficient stock market. But how is greater market efficiency impacting volatility, and how is this affecting the way the stock market functions?

How multi-billion offshore funds are supporting SMEs

Smaller UK businesses don’t need to stay close to home when seeking investment - there’s a world of funding out there, just waiting for entrepreneurs to go looking for it

Facebook data row: will big tech shares slump?

Facebook shares fall

In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook shares plummeted, and it remains to be seen whether other big tech companies will suffer likewise

Investing in firms that offer AI technology

Robo-advisers can tell you which stocks to buy, but if you want to move into robot stocks you will need a cautious eye, although strong investment opportunities do arise in the global markets

German downturn on DAX 30

No doubt everyone has noticed the bearish movements on the German market since the summer, after topping just above the crucial price level of 10,000 points – a very significant point for investors, says Pierre Veyret, an analyst for online broker ActivTrades. But what are the reasons behind such a reversal? And what does the future hold?

Teaching forex traders how to succeed


The foreign exchange market is booming, but traders can risk serious losses without proper education

Wishing investors many happy returns

The stock market may be rallying, but is the upswing in equities sustainable? Will Grahame-Clarke asks the experts