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Here's How: Trendlines

Learn how to use trendline analysis to help you see when a market is breaking up, breaking down or finding resistance.

AxiTrader partner with global trader development firm HC Technologies for Million Dollar Trader competition

AxiTrader and AxiSelect are pleased to launch a joint partnership with HC Technologies, a global firm dedicated to encouraging the development of early career traders to help them build careers as full-time proprietary traders.

FOMC, BOJ and RBNZ policy meetings in focus this week

Financial markets rebounded strongly on Friday, initially led by a positive close in Chinese stocks which later led to a strong rally in global stock markets and a large bounce in the price of oil. In the currency markets, both the US$ and the commodity bloc were beneficiaries of the moves seen elsewhere, while the main losers were the Yen, Euro and CHF.

Trade the China A50 index with AxiTrader Today!

AxiTrader is pleased to announce that the FTSE China A50 index has been added to our stable of tradable stock market indices.

The FTSE China A50 Index is the benchmark for investors to access the China domestic market through A Shares - securities of companies incorporated in mainland China. It is a real-time, tradable index comprising the largest 50 A Share companies by full market capitalisation of the securities listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. 

Risk aversion still the main game. More of the same looks likely this week

Friday saw another selloff in the stock markets in China, which produced a violent end to the week in the rest of the global markets, culminating in dramatic slide in US stocks and also in oil, where the long term sanctions on Iran have been lifted over the weekend, bringing further supply onto an already flooded the market. A large move out of risk assets saw the commodity bloc currencies take another battering while the main beneficiaries, once again, were the Yen and Gold.

Become the next Million Dollar Trader

AxiTrader, in partnership with AxiSelect, is giving talented traders the chance to win a trading account of one million dollars.

The Million Dollar Trader competition will see Forex traders from around the world compete over a three month period with the winner being fast-tracked into the AxiSelect program and allocated a trading account of US$1,000,000.

11 Jan: AUD looking in trouble amidst growing potential for a move towards 0.6000

It was a hectic end to the first week of 2016 in all the markets following the solid US jobs data on Friday, with the prospect of plenty more of the same to come in the weeks and months ahead. Risk associated assets were under heavy pressure, with stocks and the commodity bloc currencies all being hard hit, while defensive assets such as Gold, Yen and CHF were all beneficiaries.

Three Themes that Will Rock Markets in 2016

Traders inhabit a world of uncertainty. They must be comfortable making decisions to buy, to sell, to hold or to pyramid positions without knowing the exact outcome. Traders understand this and, for the most part, are comfortable with the world they inhabit.

But 2015 has been an uncommonly volatile year for traders and markets. 2016 looks set to be the year emerging markets may have to face their debt bomb, weaker economies and a clear signal China wants a weaker Yuan.

Holiday Market Operating Times

Some of our products will have altered market operating times during the Christmas and New Year holidays. Read on for more information.

Trade the Nikkei 225 with AxiTrader

AxiTrader is pleased to announce that the Nikkei 225 index has been added to our stable of tradable stock market indices.

Calculated since 1950, the Nikkei 225 is Japan’s most widely watched index of stocks.

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