Author Archives: Darren Marchal

Investors look to Saudi

Falcom Financial Services, a Shariah complaint Saudi investment bank, took the lead in providing clients within the Kingdom a flavour of the first ETF, the Falcom F30 thus opening the gateway to international investors who were not very happy with the SWAP route provided earlier. ETFs (exchange traded funds) are new to the region with…

Expertise, diversified

The Alterego Group’s  worldwide client base includes governmental regulatory bodies, major overseas law firms, leading banks, financial institutions, fund managers and multinational corporations; in addition to a significant local and international private client base. The group has an international focus, are in a good position to service private and corporate clients globally, and have particular…

Rewards in bull and bear

The financial market is a living, breathing giant, which evolves, grows and at times, much like we’ve seen over the last few years recedes, leaving both destruction and opportunities in its path. For Forex traders though, even volatile times can prove to be payday. This is why it is favoured by many traders in their…

Personalised trading

The company started its operations in 1997. In 2004 it obtained a Polish Financial Supervision Authority (PFSA) license becoming Poland’s first regulated FX brokerage. Its business activity follows the regulations set forth by the PFSA assuring one of the highest standards of service in Europe. TMS Brokers’ professionalism and compliance with EU standards reassures the…

Trends transforming into classics

Nowadays private investment, having a widespread effect, tends to become more large-scale than ever. Driving this trend is that investing in some kind of business is the sole way of funds keeping and augmentation. One instrument may not be equivalent to another, as each of them has its own risk level and expected gains volume….

Bank of England pushes for more ABS transparency

Britain’s central bank proposed these changes in March 2010 and aims to begin a phased introduction of the new criteria in 2011. There will be no grandfathering. “The feedback is supportive in principle,” said Sarah Breeden, head of special projects, markets at the Bank. “There were some particular issues including concerns about consistency with other…