What are the major trends in the retail FX trading industry of 2022?

Forex retail trading has grown significantly over the last decade, fueled by a combination of factors such as lower transaction costs, increased online accessibility, and the growth of mobile trading. Looking ahead to 2022, we believe there will be 6 key trends shaping the retail Forex industry: 1. Continued growth in emerging markets Emerging markets … Read more

why commercial banks will be key players

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), a digital form of central bank money, are firmly on the radar of central banks globally. According to the Atlantic Council more than 100 countries are actively exploring a CBDC. Many are further along in their journey and some have already launched. But why do we need them? And what … Read more

China property shares, bonds slump as CIFI default report adds to sector woes

SHANGHAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Investors dumped shares and bonds of Chinese property developers on Wednesday, after a media report that CIFI Holdings (Group) Co had defaulted added to concerns about the real estate sector affected by the crisis. Hong Kong-listed shares of CIFI Holdings (0884.HK)It fell 32.3% to a record low at the close … Read more

In China, home buyers occupy their ‘rotting’, unfinished properties

GUILIN, China, Sept 26 (Reuters) – For six months, Xu’s home has been a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin, which she bought three years ago, lured by brochures. that promoted their views of the river. and the clean air of the city. Their living conditions, however, are far … Read more

Rising rates, price slump deal double blow to Hong Kong homeowners

An aerial view shows the Choi Hung public housing estate and other residential buildings with Lion Rock peak in the background, in Hong Kong, China, 3 June 2021. Photo taken on June 3, 2021 with a drone. REUTERS/Joyce Zhou Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record HONG KONG, Sept 22 (Reuters) – … Read more

Novartis to prioritise U.S. market, unfazed by drug pricing pushback

The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record ZURICH, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis (NOVN.S) he said he would make growth in the United … Read more

U.S. home sales drop for 7th straight month, house price growth cooling

Existing home sales fall 0.4% in August The average price of housing increases by 7.7% compared to the previous year Housing supply at 1.28 million, unchanged from a year ago WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – U.S. existing home sales fell for the seventh straight month in August as affordability deteriorated further amid rising mortgage rates … Read more

U.S. rents surge, leaving behind generation of younger workers

Sept 21 (Reuters) – The cost of renting a home in the United States is rising and young workers have felt the sharpest pain, many taking on side jobs or roommates to pay housing costs. Household rents in 2021 increased 10% from pre-pandemic levels, according to Census Bureau estimates released last week. The figures came … Read more

The largest fintech investments rounds of 2022

The financial sector has seen an immense change in terms of funding rounds in 2022 compared to last year. Fintech startups have recorded more than 130 funding rounds in January alone and the coming months were even more prolific for a number of companies. According to GlobalData, some startups were more visible to investors simply … Read more

Analysis: China’s mortgage boycott quietly regroups as construction idles

Surveillance cameras are seen near residential buildings under construction in Shanghai, China, July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Two months after many Chinese homebuyers stopped paying their mortgages to protest stalled construction on their properties, a lack of progress in … Read more