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Hibiscus added to MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes

Warrants Commentary (12 Nov to 16 Nov)

Warrants over Hibiscus Petroleum (Hibiscus), an independent oil and gas upstream exploration and production company, were popular last week as news broke last Thursday (14 Nov) that Hibiscus was added to the MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes. The share price rose 5.9% in total on Thursday and Friday last week, ending the week at RM1.07. Continue reading Hibiscus added to MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes

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Trading – What is the best trading signal to use in the market?

Trading room – Monday 19 Nov 2018

 

Most traders are always looking for the trading system that can give them the best trade signals to act and make money in the market. Let’s define a trade signal first.

A trading signal is a trigger for action, either to buy or sell a security or other asset in the market and generated by an analysis. This analysis can be generated by using fundamental analysis, technical indicators (which can be quantitative or qualitative) or it can be generated using simple or complex mathematical algorithms.

The signals can be based on direct market conditions (for example the price or volume movement of a stock) or non-direct market factors such as the company or economic indicators.

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Trading – Man vs. Machines: Part 2 of a Continuing Series on “How Algorithm Trading Can Supercharge Your Trading Profit”

Trading room – Friday 16 Nov 2018

 

Part 2 – Man vs. Machine: Kasparov vs. Deep Blue

In the first part of this series on how algorithm trading can supercharge your trading profit, we look at an introduction to the world of algorithm trading and how it is a force that has changed and continued to disrupt the global investment and trading world.

You can read Part 1 here on Introduction: When humans and machines collide.

Obviously, before we look further at the power of big data analytics and algorithm trading, we would like to look at how it all started with an astounding event in 1996/1997 that captivated the entire world attention.

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Market – Commodities prices outlook adding to market worries or hope?

Trading room – Thur 15 Nov 2018

The world economy has lost some steam in recent months and is likely to slow much further in the next couple of years according to some recent analyst reports.

According to an analysis in Bloomberg, markets got high on synchronized growth but the buzz is fading and an urgent question taking place is whether the equity markets worldwide can get another fix fast.

Apparently, the omens aren’t great.

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Trading – Man vs. Machines: Part 1 of a Continuing Series “How Algorithm Trading can supercharge your Trading Profit”

Trading Room – Tue 13 Nov 2018

 

Part 1 – Introduction: When humans and machines collide

 

Algorithm trading has taken the world by storm and it is time traders and traditional fund managers start to take notice.  Disruptive technologies are reshaping traditional business models and in the field of investment, algorithm trading is a potent force that is changing the dynamics of the industry and how it operates.

Institutional Investor’s (an international finance publisher) 17th-annual Hedge Fund 100 ranking of the 100 largest hedge fund firms in the world as of year-end 2017 finds that the four biggest hedge fund firms — and five of the six biggest — on its ranking rely largely or fully on quantitative strategies using computers to make their investment decisions and have continued to attract assets.

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