Women to Follow in Finance

Have you heard of the “million dollar granny,” Ingeborg Mootz? She discovered her skill at trading at the tender age of 83! Today, at 93, she not only has millions in her account, but has also written a book about how she achieved financial success. If anything, she teaches us that it is never too late to learn a skill. More importantly, she tea...

2018-03-23 Orbex Read more
Bitcoinstories

The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has truly captured the attention of the world and there is hardly a bar, bus, café or college cafeteria that isn’t humming with speculation and advice as the hype follows the price higher and higher. With such a huge buzz around these new, innovative currencies there are also some fantastic stories ...

2018-01-25 James Harte Read more

Orbex speaks to Peta Tilse, the Managing Director of Sophisticated Access about her journey and success in financial business. How did you start your career in the financial industry? I remember watching a great BBC show called Capital City (early 90’s) when I was in high school. I loved the fact these characters were trading things in th...

2015-03-25 Orbex Read more

1. How did you start your career in finance? First job out of college was with Charles Schwab  - both trading and client service. From there, I moved to an at-the-time small British brokerage firm that provided research on West Coast companies in the United States for European clients.  The company - Rowe & Pitman - was subsequently purchase...

2015-03-17 Orbex Read more

Orbex talks to Solvej Rendtorff, a Director of Effex Capital about being a successful woman in the business. How did you start your career in forex industry? I started my career back in 2000, where I was hired as part-time kitchen help. I quickly became interested in the financial business and moved to IT and later FX sales. What obst...

2015-03-12 Orbex Read more

 What’s it like being a woman in Forex trading business: Orbex talks to Albina Zhdanova, Executive Director at Tools4Brokers How did you start your career in forex industry? Albina: I was introduced to forex for the first time during my first year of University. My friend took me to finance lecture. At that moment I was studying Public Re...

2015-03-11 Orbex Read more

Although the crisis of 2008 has affected investors and financial professionals alike across the board, portfolios held by women during the economic crash actually ended up outperforming men by four to six percent.

2015-03-05 Orbex Read more

The female relationship managers are becoming more prevalent, especially in finance. Currently, United Kingdom leads by the percentage of the female relationship managers.

2015-03-05 Orbex Read more