Futures contract

Flash crashes explained

Flash crashes are becoming more common and yet are far from being fully understood. We explain how flash crashes can unravel, go through some past examples of flash crashes and discuss whether they can be prevented in the future.

Buying and selling in trading explained

When you place a trade, you are either ‘buying’ or ‘selling’ a financial instrument. There are buyers and sellers in every market. Here we discuss how their relationship works, and how it influences the markets.

All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits.