October 8, 2020
Is it time to diversify your trading portfolio?

Spreading your investments across different asset classes can result in steadier returns - and can help prevent huge losses when markets do take a plunge


September 11, 2020
Trends in the Commodity Sector: A Mixed Outlook for 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the 2020 global commodities markets into disarray. But while oil and natural gas remain depressed, gold and industrial metals are seeing a resurgence. So what happens next?

August 17, 2020
An investor’s guide to surviving volatile markets

Stocks worldwide have taken a beating in 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing the biggest economic uncertainty seen in decades. So how should traders respond to such extreme levels of volatility?

July 30, 2020
Does the COVID-19 pandemic change the investment case for cryptocurrencies?

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has boosted the need for electronic transactions. Has this accelerated the case for Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies? Will they benefit – or do concerns over their future remain?

July 22, 2020
Coronavirus and oil: What’s next for the MENA region?

COVID-19 has had a major impact on transport, travel and tourism all over the world, with many countries closing their borders and implementing lockdowns. The big question is: will this accelerate peak oil – and what will be the repercussions for the hydrocarbon-reliant GCC? 

July 9, 2020
Are technology stocks the big winners of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Company shares such as Zoom and Microsoft are leading the current global stock market rally. But investors still need to approach them with caution.