Category: Ben Lovell-Viggers

New BIS report cites “internalization” by large banks for 7% volume drop
January 23, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

MiFID II, GDPR and ESMA: The Not-So-Terrible Trio

The following article was written by FXTM Senior Staff Writer, Ben Lovell-Viggers. It’s been a while since we had a good financial bubble to discuss around the water cooler; bubbles are the punctuation marks in a long history of financial folly. In terms of scale, the leading contender is the legendary South Sea Bubble of…

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technical analysis tools swiss army knife
December 22, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Getting Technical: The Top 5 Technical Analysis Tools

The value of technical analysis is a source of great debate in economic circles; nonetheless, the majority of FX traders swear by it. Wherever you stand, FXTM’s Ben Lovell-Viggers takes you through the five technical analysis tools that every trader should have in their locker. Despite what Hollywood might have you believe, investment decisions are…

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forex broker life
December 19, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

What’s the Big Deal? A Day in the Life of a Forex Dealer

It’s the world’s biggest market by trading volume, with daily turnover of $5.2 trillion in 2016 - but just how much do you know about the high-stakes world of forex dealing? FXTM’s Ben Lovell-Viggers lifts the lid. Retail traders only account for a very small portion of the total turnover on the FX market, which…

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