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What are the reasons why currency rates fluctuate?
What are the reasons why currency rates fluctuate?

In 1971, The US President Richard Nixon announced the end of the Bretton Woods system, which pegged the value of the US Dollar at $35 per ounce. That marked the beginning of a floating monetary exchange, in which currencies are able to fluctuate freely...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Philippe Burger, Annabel Bishop, Prince Mashele, Dawie Roodt and Max du Preez
How can we fix the South African economy and create jobs?

President Cyril Ramaphosa's post-election State of the Nation Address was criticised as being heavy on dreams and light on the practicalities of delivering on his rallying cry of economic rejuvenation and jobs for the millions of South Africans who are unemployed...

By Nicci Botha 9 Jul 2019

UNITED STATES

Olymp Trade: An easy way to become a trader
Olymp Trade: An easy way to become a trader

Olymp Trade may become a reliable partner for both beginners and experienced traders. There is a wide variety of assets and tools, and the quality certificates and the level of services provided will contribute to both your trading process and its results...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 14 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

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Downgrades, elections and surviving the Zuma era. There's still hope

The latest Budget comes at a difficult time with the elections around the corner, a downgrade hanging in the balance and trying to mop up after nine years of corruption and maladministration...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Regulations keep IFAs awake at night
Regulations keep IFAs awake at night

Independent financial advisers (IFAs) believe one of their greatest challenges now and over the next five years is regulations related to the industry...

By Nicci Botha 15 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to be a millionaire?
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to be a millionaire?

If you already have a yacht and two airplanes, guess what the latest status symbol is? Russian oligarchs already know the punchline - a Maltese passport - but it's no laughing matter (and it's certainly not cheap either)...

By Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster 12 Oct 2018

UNITED STATES

Boris Dzhingarov
When to use the support and resistance level?

The support and resistance level are two of the basic principles of forex. If you do not know how to use them properly, you are lacking big knowledge in your career...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 Sep 2018

AUSTRALIA

Boris Dzhingarov
The different types of forex trading styles

Forex traders make use of different trading techniques and strategies to determine the best time to sell or buy currencies...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 Sep 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Policy specialist, Theo Venter
Amid the chaos, Vuca is the new normal in SA

Vuca - the acronym for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - is the new normal within the South African political context, said policy specialist, Theo Venter...

By Nicci Botha 12 Sep 2018

UNITED STATES

Boris Dzhingarov
Predictions for the cryptocurrency market

Forecasters say that the cryptocurrency market is going to continue to boom over the next year, and valuations are expected to expand in huge ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

Boris Dzhingarov
Rising US interest rates and the effect on the market traders

Here, we take a look at the impact of rising US interest rates and how it affects the market and traders...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 May 2018

MALTA

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Moving markets; changing consumers
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Moving markets; changing consumers

Although South Africans are not separately listed, 30% of all recipients receiving European citizenship in 2016, hail from Africa according to the latest Eurostat figures released last month...

By Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster 11 May 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected president of the ANC. Photo: SA Breaking News
Heavy is the head that wears the crown: Ramaphosa has work to do

Cyril Ramaphosa has a tough job ahead of him. He has a small window to correct the country's economic growth path and restore trust from the electorate and the markets if the ANC hopes to stay in power in 2019...

By Nicci Botha 19 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions
The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions

Several major issues remain with the Brexit impasse, notably the Irish border, the rights of EU nationals living in the UK, and pension payments made by the UK to EU nationals...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
What you need to know to understand the binary options regulations in South Africa

There seems so be a lot of confusion surrounding the legality of financial betting within South Africa and the regulations put in place regarding the subject...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Motlanthe: Strong economic growth deepens inequality

Some 23 years down the line, democracy isn't all it's cracked up to be when it comes to levelling inequality...

By Nicci Botha 30 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
The brokerage world is changing: The evolution of the trading platform

The brokerage community has evolved dramatically. This reflects the increasingly complex nature of the financial markets...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Expert traders weigh in on SA's investability

South African president Jacob Zuma recently addressed a business forum in China at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading?
Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading?

South African investor interest in Bitcoin trading has surged in recent weeks, following a clearer direction of Bitcoin after the fork...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases
How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases

South Africans looking to invest their funds abroad will be able to purchase less per unit ZAR over time. But what determines how a currency pair is going to move?...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?
Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?

For decades, gold has been considered a safe-haven investment for South Africans. However, investors are now looking towards innovative solutions for the new economy in the form of cryptocurrency...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Green reporting will expose risky companies
Green reporting will expose risky companies

G20 task force issues new Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Framework...

By Sharon Snell 5 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Bonang Mohale, new Business Leadership South Africa CEO
Mohale: “Business is the answer, not the enemy”

South Africa's first years as a democracy saw substantially higher economic growth than population growth...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Journalist and political commentator, Max du Preez
Has SA finally hit the reset button?

This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

By Nicci Botha 14 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister
Jonas: "We need to resist the b*llsh!t"

The current weak economy is not part of a cycle; it is structural and reflects the space in which South Africa finds itself...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Hedging in foreign trade - Handling forex

If you already know that the value of the currency you are dealing with is going to rise, then hedging is necessary. So, let's look at the forex indicators that will help you cut down financial risks...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

It's official: We're in recession
It's official: We're in recession

Figures show the economy contracted by 0.7% during the first quarter of 2017, officially pushing the country into a recession...

By Nicci Botha 7 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Is your industry prone to financial bubbles?

If you're building a business, one of your main concerns should be whether or not your specific industry is especially vulnerable to bubbles - and how to spot one before it compromises your chances of success...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 31 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Hanno le Roux
'Junk' status - Weathering the storm

Some of the main areas where South Africans and South African businesses can expect to feel the impact of the sovereign credit rating downgrade and some helpful suggestions for you and your business' finances...

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 26 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Cabinet reshuffle triggers junk status
Cabinet reshuffle triggers junk status

With the dash of a pen, President Jacob Zuma has undone all the hard work of government and business last year to avoid junk status...

By Nicci Botha 4 Apr 2017

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