Asian Market

  • How World Events Impact The Japanese Yen

    Established as the official currency of Japan by the Meiji government in 1871, the yen (ISO code: JPY ¥) is the third-most used currency in the world. With a long history of zero interest rates and little effect on the stimulation of the economy, the yen has been the world's biggest investor, and the preferred Asian reserve currency for decades. In the Japanese Edo era, a central bank had not…

  • Nikkei 225 Index

    The Nikkei 225 is a weighted-average equities index, denominated in Japanese yen. It is viewed as a benchmark for Japan's economic prowess, and you can learn more about how it works in this FXCM Insights guide.

  • MSCI Emerging Markets Index

    The Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Emerging Markets Index is a financial product consisting of mid and large-capitalisation corporate listings located in developing nations. It includes prominent companies from Asia, Middle East, India and South Africa.

  • Could The Yuan Renminbi (CNY) Become A Reserve Currency?

    As an industrial superpower, China has taken steps to ensure that its domestic form of money, the yuan renminbi (CNY, RMB), is in line to secure reserve currency status. Through extensive economic reform and adoption of policies promoting the globalisation of its financial markets, China has advanced the CNY on an international stage. The Yuan Renminbi (CNY) And China's Acceptance Into The WTO Beginning with its acceptance into the World…

  • FTSE China A50 Index

    The FTSE China A50 Index is widely viewed as a primary barometer of China's economic performance. It is traded via CFD, ETF and standardised futures contracts.


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