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Stocks & stock indices

• 3 min read

Factors that influence stock market prices

Ever wondered what affects stock market prices? Learn about the factors that drive stock prices and make informed decisions when trading.

Market reports

• 6 min read

Weekly market report – 16 May 2022

Last week, the crypto sector lost over $270 billion and EUR/USD saw a 5-year low. Learn more about these massive drops in this week’s report.

Trade CFDs on forex, commodities, crypto, stocks & indices and synthetics with Deriv MT5

Deriv MT5

CFDs

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• 4 min read

Your guide to Deriv MT5 – the world-famous CFD trading platform

All you need to know about the main features and functionality of Deriv MT5 – the world’s most famous CFD trading platform.

Weekly Market Report – 9 May 2022

Market reports

• 6 min read

Weekly market report – 9 May 2022

The first week of May saw major announcements of Fed rate hikes which caused chaos in the forex and crypto markets. Read the full details in our report.

Setting up a first trading bot with DBot

DBot

Forex

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• 3 min read

An introduction to DBot – Deriv’s trading bot

An introduction to DBot – Deriv’s trading bot

Weekly Market Report – 02 May 2022

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 2 May 2022

Twitter’s takeover stirred market sentiment along with Facebook's better than expected reports and oil’s gains. Read the details of last week's markets here.

Try out the different payment methods available on Deriv.

Payment methods

• 3 min read

Various payment methods on Deriv

Wondering how to deposit and withdraw money when trading with us? Read about all the payment methods available on Deriv and choose the one that suits you best.

What affects cryptocurrency prices

Cryptocurrencies

Strategies and tips

• 4 min read

What affects cryptocurrency prices?

Wondering how to improve your cryptocurrency trading strategy? Knowing the factors that influence cryptocurrency prices might help. Read our blog to know more.

Market reports

• 6 min read

Weekly market report – 25 Apr 2022

In the last week of April, markets experienced a bit of a stir but none as much as gold, which saw a complete trend switch. Read the report to know more.

Discover the key differences and the advantages of trading them of CFD trading vs options trading on Deriv.

CFDs

Options

• 4 min read

CFD trading vs options trading on Deriv

Here's a brief overview of CFD trading vs options trading on Deriv — their key differences and the advantages of trading them.

Deriv’s trading API for a personalised trading

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Deriv’s trading API: your solution to personalised trading

Deriv API gives you a great chance to upgrade your trading experience and earn additional income. Find out what API is, how it works, and how you can use it.

Weekly Market Report – 18 Apr 2022

Market reports

• 7 min read

Weekly market report – 18 Apr 2022

While EUR/USD continued its downward trend, GBP/USD not only recovered its losses but secured a weekly gain. Read all the details in this week’s report.

Find out how to predict markets' price movements on Deriv with fundamental analysis

Cryptocurrencies

Stocks & stock indices

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• 4 min read

Fundamental analysis for beginners

Fundamental analysis helps to predict future price movements by evaluating economic and political factors. Learn how to do it to improve your trading strategy.

Find out the assets you can trade and the platforms you can use to get started with forex trading on Deriv.

Forex

• 4 min read

Forex trading on Deriv

Curious about forex trading? Get started now! Find out the forex assets to trade and the different trading platforms you can use on Deriv.

Weekly Market Report – 11 Apr 2022

Market reports

• 6 min read

Weekly market report – 11 Apr 2022

Oil’s forecast looks grim, with its prices being down for the second week in a row. Read the full report to know how other markets performed in comparison.

An Introduction to Dtrader the Trading Platform

DTrader

Cryptocurrencies

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• 4 min read

An introduction to DTrader the trading platform

DTrader is a powerful and easy-to-use trading platform. Get to know its features, trade types, markets and more.

How to Trade with Deriv X

Deriv X

CFDs

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• 2 min read

How to trade on Deriv X

New to Deriv X? This step-by-step guide shows you how to trade on this multi-asset CFD trading platform offering a customisable trading environment.

Market reports

• 6 min read

Weekly market report – 4 Apr 2022

Last week’s markets saw a lot of fluctuation but none as much as stocks, which saw its first negative quarter in 2 years. Read the full report to know more.

Commodities trading tips to help you better navigate the highly volatile market and improve your strategies.

Commodities

• 4 min read

3 tips to boost your commodities trading skills

Here are 3 commodity trading tips to help you navigate the highly volatile commodities market.

Weekly Market Report – 28 Mar 2022

Market reports

• 6 min read

Weekly market report – 28 Mar 2022

While major cryptocurrencies pushed through recent price resistance levels Terra gained worldwide acclaim. Read how the markets are preparing to end March.

Trade responsibly. Learn how how to avoid trading scams

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

How to avoid trading scams

Find out how to recognise the most common types of online trading scams, and how to identify legitimate trading platforms and brokers.

Weekly Market Report – 21 Mar 2022

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 21 Mar 2022

The crypto market traded in the green with Bitcoin seeing a surge and Avalanche posting the biggest rise. Learn more in this week’s market report.

Learn what factors influence currency values and their exchange rates.

Strategies and tips

Forex

• 4 min read

Factors affecting forex rates

What should you consider before trading in the forex market? We take a look at the different factors that affect a currency’s exchange rate in this blog post.

Tips on CFD trading on Deriv

CFDs

Deriv X

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• 4 min read

Beginners guide: the dos and don’ts of CFD trading

Wondering where to begin with the CFD trading? We have prepared the list of main dos and don’ts to help you get started.

Weekly Market Report – 14 Mar 2022

Market reports

• 6 min read

Weekly market report – 14 Mar 2022

Amid persistent geopolitical tensions and inflation, the US dollar and Yen reached a four-year high. Read all the details in this week’s market report.

Learn cryptocurrency trading for beginners on Deriv in our blog

Deriv GO

CFDs

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• 2 min read

Cryptocurrency trading for beginners on Deriv

A quick guide on cryptocurrency trading for beginners. Find out what crypto pairs, trade types, and platforms are available for crypto trading on Deriv.

Chart patterns on Deriv can help you decide whether a market trend is going up (bullish) or down (bearish)

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Most common chart patterns in technical analysis

Analysing chart patterns is the easiest way to do technical analysis. Discover how to predict a market's future price movements using different pattern types.

Weekly Market Report – 07 Mar 2022
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Weekly market report – 07 Mar 2022

Markets continue to battle turbulent winds as geopolitical tensions refuse to die down. Find out what the market sentiment has been in this week’s report.

Deriv X

CFDs

• 3 min read

Deriv X — a customisable CFD trading platform

We explore Deriv X — a customisable CFD trading platform designed for a personalised trading experience.

Weekly market report – 28 Feb 2022

Market reports

• 4 min read

Weekly market report – 28 Feb 2022

Safe-haven asset gold was named winner as well as loser for the week. Find out why in this week’s report.

Automated trading on Deriv with DBot, the trading platform that lets you build your bot without coding.

DBot

• 3 min read

Automated trading: what you need to know

Find out what automated trading is, how trading robots work, and why you should use one.

Weekly market report – 21 Feb 2022

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 21 Feb 2022

Despite tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Avalanche scored gains. How did other markets perform in comparison? Find out in this week’s report.

An Easy Guide on How to Buy Crypto on Deriv

Cryptocurrencies

Payment methods

• 3 min read

An easy guide on how to buy crypto on Deriv

Eager to jump on the crypto bandwagon? Here is how you can buy crypto with Deriv’s fiat onramp services and start trading.

Weekly Market Report – 14 Feb 2022

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 14 Feb 2022

Traders turned to safe-haven assets as markets were impacted by the Russia-Ukraine geopolitical unrest. See how each market performed in this week’s report.

Why is the MT5 platform so popular among traders? Here is everything you need to know about it, including its unique characteristics and security features.

CFDs

Deriv MT5

• 3 min read

Why the trading world loves the MT5 platform

Why is the MT5 platform so popular among traders? Here is everything you need to know about it, including its unique characteristics and security features.

A trader is enjoying the benefits of forex trading on Deriv

Forex

• 4 min read

Benefits of forex trading

Why trade forex? Check out the benefits of forex trading and see why you should start trading the biggest financial market in the world too.

Weekly market report – 07 Feb 2022

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 07 Feb 2022

With seven-year-high oil prices and 4 consecutive days of declines for the US Dollar Index, markets have entered February on a turbulent note. Learn more here.

Forex

• 4 min read

What is forex live trading?

Find out what forex live trading is, how currency pairs trading works, and how to begin trading foreign currency online.

Weekly market report

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 31 Jan 2022

Last week, the US dollar recorded its best weekly gain in 7 months while gold lost all profits made since the start of 2022. Learn more in our market report.

Explore what are stocks and how to trade them on Deriv.

Stocks & stock indices

CFDs

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• 4 min read

What are stocks, how and where to trade them

Here’s a brief overview of what are stocks, how and where you can trade them.

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 24 Jan 2022

Along with the crypto market losing $150 billion, it was a bearish week for our top 4 forex pairs as well. Read the details in this week’s market report

CFD trading on Deriv. Trade contracts for difference on margin

CFDs

Deriv X

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• 3 min read

What is CFD trading?

What are CFDs, how does CFD trading work, and how to trade CFDs on margin – everything you need to know in one place.

Weekly Market Report on Deriv

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 17 Jan 2022

Although gold and oil posted weekly gains, Dogecoin claimed the winner’s cup. Learn how the markets competed in this week's report.

Cryptocurrencies

• 4 min read

What is cryptocurrency?

Wondering what’s the crypto buzz about? Find all the basics of cryptocurrency trading and tips in our blog: what is cryptocurrency, why is it secure, and how to choose one for trading.

Weekly Market Report on Deriv

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 10 Jan 2022

Markets pushed through volatile waters as they entered 2022. Is this the fall before their rise or an indication of a bad year? Read on to know more.

CFDs

Synthetic indices

• 4 min read

An introduction to synthetic indices trading

In this introduction to synthetic indices trading, learn what synthetic indices are and which platforms you can trade them on.

Weekly market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 4 min read

Weekly market report – 03 Jan 2022

US stocks closed out a record-setting year, gold against euro reached new highs. Check out how markets ended 2021 and predictions for the new year.

Deriv's 2021 in a nutshell

Strategies and tips

• 4 min read

Deriv's 2021 in a nutshell

Product launches and new teams – here are Deriv's top highlights in the year 2021.

Weekly market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 4 min read

Weekly market report – 27 Dec 2021

All three major US indices closed higher for the week, as markets welcomed a pre-holiday Santa Claus rally. Check out the market outlook for the end of 2021.

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Top 4 trading styles — choose the one that suits you best

Quick trades or longer overnight positions? Explore the 4 most common trading styles and find out which one would work best for you!

Weekly market report on Deriv - 20 Dec 2021

Market reports

• 4 min read

Weekly market report – 20 Dec 2021

The Federal Open Market Committee forecasts up to 3 interest rate hikes before the end of 2022. Read our report to find out how traders reacted to this news.

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Year-end market holidays 2021 — what to expect

Should you hit pause on trading during the holidays or will you keep going? Find out how the year-end market holidays 2021 could affect the markets in this blog.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 13 Dec 2021

Soaring US inflation figures fueled oil’s bullish sentiment and caused the dollar to lose ground. Read on to know how the markets performed mid-December.

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Support and resistance in chart patterns

Support and resistance are essential elements of technical analysis that help you understand and use chart patterns. Find out what they are and how they work.

market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 4 min read

Weekly market report – 06 Dec 2021

A volatile week for the US indices with Omicron continuing to fuel their downward trend. Read more about this and Ethereum shedding 15% overnight in our report.

Analysing charts fro technical analysis on Deriv

Strategies and tips

• 4 min read

What is technical analysis in trading?

Looking for a way to oversee price movements? Technical analysis might be your answer to it. Find out what it is, and how it works.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 29 Nov 2021

Omicron pushes Pfizer, Moderna, Zoom and Netflix stocks up, while negatively impacting oil and bitcoin. Here’s how the global markets ended in November.

Trade Gold on Deriv

Commodities

CFDs

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• 4 min read

Why trade gold

Gold is one of our most popular commodities to trade – learn what factors affect the price of gold and how you can trade it.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 5 min read

Weekly market report – 22 Nov 2021

Investors favour tech stocks while El Salvador president announces plans of issuing a $1 billion U.S. Bitcoin bond. Read this week's market report to know more.

Leverage: what it is, how it works, and which markets to trade it on.

Strategies and tips

CFDs

• 4 min read

What is leverage in online trading

Have you ever traded with leverage? This blog will explain what it is, how it works, and which markets to trade it with.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 4 min read

Weekly market report – 15 Nov 2021

Downward spiral for GBP/USD, and the US indices closed low. Find out more in this week's market report along with fresh updates on commodity and crypto markets.

Commodities trading on Deriv

Commodities

CFDs

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• 3 min read

What are commodities?

Find out what are commodities, the different types in the market, and the most popular ones to trade online.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 3 min read

Weekly market report – 08 Nov 2021

Gold fluctuated while the British pound had a rough week. Get the details in our weekly market report

Try weekend trading on Deriv to benefit from the markets that never sleep.

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Weekend trading on Deriv

Too busy to trade on weekdays? Try weekend trading on Deriv and take advantage of the markets that never sleep.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 3 min read

Weekly market report – 01 Nov 2021

The dollar struggled due to GDP data and the ECB kept its monetary policy unchanged. Read our report to find out how the markets performed and what’s in store.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 25 Oct 2021

After starting the week with a bullish move, the EUR/USD pair failed to maintain its momentum by the week's end. Read how other markets fared in this week's report.

Cryptocurrencies

• 3 min read

Cryptocurrencies you can buy and trade with on Deriv

A quick guide on the cryptocurrency types. Find out the main differences between the top cryptocurrencies and choose the ones you’d like to start trading with

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 18 Oct 2021

Nasdaq had its first major bullish week in the past month. Read more details, along with the other markets' performance, in this week's report.

Debunking cryptocurrency trading myths with Deriv

Cryptocurrencies

• 3 min read

Trading with crypto: Top 3 myths

Don’t want to trade crypto? Trade with crypto! Here is an easy step-by-step guide along with the most common myth debunked

weekly market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 11 Oct 2021

Prices of gold are taking a hit and EUR/USD makes a new yearly low. Read how the markets performed last week.

weekly market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 04 Oct 2021

Gold prices are falling but is there a possibility of it bouncing back? Find out in this week's market report.

An online trading demo account on Deriv.

Strategies and tips

• 4 min read

Why beginners need to have an online trading demo account

Find out why you need an online trading demo account if you’re just starting your trading journey.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 27 Sep 2021

Forex and gold were bearish last week. Read more about the resistance zones and support areas in our market analysis report

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 20 Sep 2021

Is the upcoming FOMC policy going to affect the gold, forex, and Nasdaq markets? Read our weekly market report to find out.

Multipliers potentially amplifying profit similar to leverage trading on Deriv

Multipliers

• 2 min read

Deriv multipliers: How they work

Find out what are multipliers, how you can amplify potential profits, and how trading with Deriv multipliers is different from leverage trading.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 13 Sep 2021

Nasdaq hits record high. Read more in this week's market report.

Learn how to trade multipliers on Deriv with DTrader

Multipliers

DTrader

• 2 min read

How to trade multipliers on DTrader

This step-by-step guide will show you the basics of multipliers trading on Deriv’s easy-to-use online trading platform, DTrader.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 06 Sep 2021

Prices of gold closed green for four weeks in a row and silver prices crossed the four-week high. Read our take on how the markets did last week.

Stocks & stock indices

• 4 min read

Will the rise of the Brazilian stock market continue?

Major players in the Brazilian investment market analyse the economic situation of the stock market and make predictions for the upcoming year.

Market report on Deriv

Market reports

• 2 min read

Weekly market report – 30 Aug 2021

Gold prices held their three-week positive trend. Read our weekly report to find out how other markets performed.

Cryptocurrency trading on Deriv

Cryptocurrencies

• 3 min read

Why do you need to get in on the cryptocurrency action?

Wondering why the entire world is going crazy about cryptocurrencies? Here are the main benefits of using crypto that will make you want to have it too

Learn how to manage your risk when trading Deriv multipliers

Multipliers

• 2 min read

4 features for better risk management on Deriv multipliers

Discover the tools you can use for better risk management in trading when you trade with Deriv multipliers.

Top 3 Advantages of CFD Trading. Get to know why you should start trading CFDs

CFDs

Deriv MT5

• 3 min read

Top 3 advantages of CFD trading

Find out the biggest advantages of CFD trading and the easiest strategy for beginners to start a profitable trading journey.

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Non-traditional banking: why it’s the Tesla of the financial industry

Does the new non-traditional banking trend impose a threat to brick and mortar banks? Find more about this ongoing competition in our blog.

Two women looking at a laptop researching graduate programmes in Malaysia and BeSquare
• 2 min read

BeSquare by Deriv — the IT graduate programme for Malaysians

An IT graduate programme for fresh STEM graduates in Malaysia, where participants work with international teams and gain real-world work experience.

Tips and tricks of the online trading on Deriv

Strategies and tips

• 3 min read

Useful tips on how to trade online

We outline useful tips on how to trade online by looking at how experienced traders trade. Based on the ebook ‘7 traits of successful financial traders’.

Top 3 tips on trading for beginners. Discover what they are to become a smart trader.

Strategies and tips

• 4 min read

Trading for beginners: top 3 tips on how to be a smart trader

Read our top 3 tips on trading for beginners and learn how you can become a smart trader in no time.

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