Tag: Covid-19

forex and crypto market analysis
December 07, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily Market News: Markets slip on China sanctions

What to watch Coupa Software: California-based tech firm Coupa Software offers business spending management services, which provide companies with visibility into and control over their operations. The firm’s share price has soared in 2020, more than doubling. Coupa’s cloud-based products fit well into the current mass work-from-home environment. Companies facing economic difficulties who want to…

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Second wave of Covid-19 may be afoot, ways to prepare
August 25, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Second wave of Covid-19 may be afoot, ways for the payment industry to prepare

Contactless payments Cashless and contactless payments have gained popularity recently as fast transactions became important for physical businesses looking to set in place social distancing protocols. Smooth contactless payments can be essential in a potential second wave. Galdikas stated: No-contact payments gained newly-found importance in the context of the pandemic and will remain highly relevant,…

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AMF issues impersonators scam warning
May 18, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

French regulator suspends ban on short selling

AMF wanted to avoid any pro-cyclical influence that the considerable uncertainties and decline in the market may have caused and implemented the unprecedented measure of prohibiting net short positions. Since the ban, markets have partly reduced their losses, trading volumes and volatility levels, although still high, have resumed to more normal positions. The French market’s…

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ASIC office
May 06, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC analysis reports greater market risks for retail investors

ASIC’s analysis revealed that during the focus period, on over two thirds of the days on which retail investors were net buyers, their share prices declined the following day. When retail investors were net sellers, their share prices more likely increased the next day. The analysis also observes sharp increase in the number of new…

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