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Why Should I Care About the S&P 500?

The S&P 500 is one of the most widely followed indices by investors across the world. The Standard and Poor’s 500 index, published since 1957, represents the prices of 500 large cap stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)… Read More

The Most Popular Trades of 2017

Now we are well and truly into 2018, Orbex would like to have a quick recap of the Most Popular Trades of 2017. The World Bank had projected a growth rate of 2.7% for the global economy at the start of 2017, while expressing concerns… Read More

2017 Market Events Roundup

The year 2017 was a very eventful one, and a year when geopolitical uncertainties drove market trends globally. The year saw a massive surge in the US stock markets, ahead of the proposed tax cuts, a slump in the value of the British pound… Read More