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What is a reverse split?

A reverse split is the process whereby a listed company reduces the amount of its tradable stock. If you’re an investor or stock trader, it’s essential to know what’s involved and how a share price can be affected. Read on to find out more.

Growth stocks: what are they and how do you find them?

Growth stocks are prized by traders and investors for the high returns they can generate. Discover what makes a company a growth stock, and the different ways you can identify them.

A guide to the Shopify stock split 2022

E-commerce giant Shopify is expected to split its stock at the end of June 2022, subject to approval by shareholders. Find out what this means for the Shopify’s share price, which has already fallen back since the start of the year.

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Stock splits: what are they and how do you trade one?

Stock splits can create a flurry of activity in a listed company, both pre-split and post-split. Discover the mechanics of a stock split, the benefits for shareholders and how new investors react to the opportunity of buying shares at a lower price.

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Renault EV IPO: Everything you need to know about Renault's EV business

Renault is thinking about spinning off its EV business via an IPO in 2023. Find out everything we know about the potential listing.

May 24, 2022 06:45 PM

Grindr SPAC: Everything you need to know about Grindr stock

The California-based LGBTQ+ dating and networking app is planning to list via a SPAC deal that could value the company at around $2 billion. Find out everything you need to know about the company ahead of its listing.

Shein IPO: Everything you need to know about Shein

Chinese retailer Shein has put its IPO plans on hold amid market volatility, but when it lists the firm could be worth an eye-watering $100 billion. Take a look at everything we know about the fast-fashion brand.

May 20, 2022 06:23 PM

Stocks and dollar could extend drop

Sentiment remains fragile after Wednesday’s big sell-off

Instacart IPO: Everything you need to know about Instacart

Grocery delivery service Instacart has exploded in popularity since its 2012 launch, capturing more than half of the US online grocery market. Here’s an overview of the business ahead of the Instacart IPO.

May 19, 2022 11:43 PM

A guide to the different types of shares: ordinary shares, preference shares and non-voting shares

Companies can offer a variety of different types of shares, which come with different rights and benefits for shareholders. Find out what the differences are between each group of shares.

A guide to the Google (Alphabet) stock split 2022

Alphabet – parent company of Google – is holding its 20-for-1 stock split on July 15 2022. Find out everything you need to know about the corporate action and how it could impact the GOOGL share price.

How to go green with clean energy ETFs

Clean energy ETFs are quickly becoming a popular way to trade the growing renewable energy sector. Find out how you can trade green ETFs with City Index – including solar, wind and nuclear ETFs.

May 12, 2022 10:00 PM

Trading FAANG: how to buy and sell FAANG companies

FAANG stocks are considered the ‘top tier’ tech firms – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google are some of the most popular, and best performing, stocks on the market. Discover what you need to know about trading FAANG stocks, including how to buy and short the tech giants.

Japanese candlestick patterns cheat sheet

Explore 22 key Japanese candlestick patterns here – including bullish, bearish, reversal and continuation patterns. Plus, how to trade using candlesticks, and more.

What is breakout trading?

Breakout trading is a strategy in which you take a position at the onset of a trend, hoping to profit from the large volume of trades that follow. Learn how to identify breakouts before they occur and the best entry strategies for breakout trading.

Bausch + Lomb IPO: Everything you need to know about Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb is cleared-eyed and looking toward the future with an IPO that will distinguish the optical health company from its parent organization, Bausch Health. Learn everything you need to know about Bausch + Lomb ahead of its IPO.

Introduction to financial ratio analysis

Financial analysis ratios are used to assess a company’s health and future outlook, which investors, traders and analysts will use to make buy and sell decisions. Take a look at some of the most important financial ratios used in stock analysis.

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ServiceTitan IPO: Everything you need to know about ServiceTitan

ServiceTitan, a software company serving home maintenance businesses and field workers is expected to go public this year in the US at an $18b valuation.

What is a bear market and how do you trade one?

Bear markets typically occur every few years, but still manage to catch traders and investors off-guard. Find out more about bear markets and how to prepare yourself for any market downturn.

April 22, 2022 12:30 AM

Stock market volatility: how to calculate the beta of a stock

Stock market volatility is measured using a measurement known as beta. It’s a useful metric for both traders and investors looking to make decisions about the risk and reward of a company’s shares. Find out what a stock’s beta is and how to calculate beta.

April 21, 2022 09:00 PM

VinFast IPO: Everything you need to know about VinFast

Another electric vehicle company is about to enter the fray - Vietnamese company VinFast is going public to take advantage of the fast-growing EV market in North America. Find out everything you need to know ahead of the VinFast IPO.

April 19, 2022 06:00 PM

Treasury yields explained: what does the yield curve tell us?

Treasury yields are closely watched as an indicator of economic health, interest rates and inflation. Read our one-page guide to treasury yields, including what they are, what the yield curve is and what it means when the yield curve inverts.

How to trade low volatility: strategies for quiet markets

We talk a lot about how volatility creates opportunities for traders. But what happens when there’s only a little market movement to take advantage of? Find out what to trade when there’s low volatility and what the best low volatility trading strategies are.

April 12, 2022 06:45 PM