C-TRADE celebrates Global Money Week

C-TRADE celebrates Global Money Week

The ongoing Global Money Week (GMW) is a global money awareness celebration that takes place in March every year and is coordinated by the Child and Youth Finance Secretariat to raise awareness and directly engage children and youth worldwide on the...

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C-TRADE onboards Unit Trusts

C-TRADE onboards Unit Trusts

C-TRADE, the country’s first mobile and online platform for the trading of securities had introduced Unit Trusts to give investors a wide array of choices through its automated platforms (USSD, Mobile and Online). Currently C-TRADE has on boarded Old Mutual Limited...

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Investor Protection-An Overview

Investor Protection-An Overview

Investors are the pillar of the financial and securities market. They determine the level of activity in the market. They put the money in funds, stocks, etc. to help grow the market and thus, the economy. It is therefore critical that their interests of the...

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COVID-19 and the shift towards working remotely

COVID-19 and the shift towards working remotely

Several countries the world over have taken a variety of measures from mass testing, travel or border restrictions, to lockdowns in a bid to contain the virus. Governments and central banks have likewise been adjusting the monetary and fiscal policies to mitigate the...

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Investing in a volatile market

Investing in a volatile market

During volatile times in stock markets investors are looking for answers about what they should do. The answers however, depend upon just who is asking the questions. If the questioner is a speculator who buys and sells stock with the focus on their momentary prices...

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Bull and bear markets

Bull and bear markets

It is an unverified historical belief that bear and bull markets were named after the way in which a bear and bull attacks. Bulls tend to thrust their horns up into the air, while a bear will swipe down. These actions were then related metaphorically to the movement...

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The power of compounding in share trading

The power of compounding in share trading

One of the greatest mathematicians and physicists of all time Albert Einstein said, "Compound interest is the greatest wonder in the world. He who understands it earns it...he who doesn't pays it." His assertion is based on the fact that compound interest is a...

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