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  • Shares and Indices
    Trading strategies
    Intermediate
    5 Lessons
    Discover trading stategies, trading tips and learn how to create a trading plan to become a better trader with City Index.
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    • Introduction to trading strategies

      2-minute read
      Discover trading stategies, trading tips and learn how to create a trading plan to become a better trader with City Index.
    • Day trading strategies for beginners

      4-minute read
      City Index Singapore shares tips on day trading tools and practices. Learn the best day trading strategies for both the beginner and advanced day traders here.
    • Optimising your trade entry

      5-minute read
      With trading, timing is everything. Learn how to optimise your entry into a trade and the when the best time to enter a market is.
    • Planning your trade exit

      5-minute read
      Learn about trading exit strategies and how to plan your trade exit. Learn to read signals to exit a trade with City Index.
    • Running profits

      3-minute read
      Discover how to maximise your profits by trading more successfully and how to analyse your risk/reward ratio when trading.
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    Fundamental analysis
    Intermediate
    2 Lessons
    Fundamental analysis is a popular trading technique used to trade the financial markets. Learn how to use fundamental analysis with City Index.
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    • Introduction to fundamental analysis

      4-minute read
      Fundamental analysis is a popular trading technique used to trade the financial markets. Learn how to use fundamental analysis with City Index.
    • Company analysis

      5.5-minute read
      Learn how to identify key trading opportunities in the Equities market through in-depth analysis with our comprehensive Trading Academy.
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  • Trading screens with various charts
    Technical analysis
    Intermediate
    9 Lessons
    Technical analysis is a popular trading technique used to trade the financial markets. Learn more about technical analysis with City Index.
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    • Introduction to technical analysis

      4-minute read
      Technical analysis is a trading technique used to analyse the direction of markets and also possible entry and exit points for trades. Find new trading opportunities.
    • Introduction to charts

      3-minute read
      Find out how to use charts in your technical analysis. Trading charts can help to predict price movements in global markets and make more informed decisions.
    • Support and resistance

      3-minute read
      Support and resistance lines indicate when a market may be reading the upper or lower limits of price movement.
    • Trading with the trend

      4.5-minute read
      Discover how to trade trends and technical analysis. Find out how to identify trends and what to look for in charts.
    • Trading with indicators

      5-minute read
      Find out how trading with indicators can highlight trending markets and emerging patterns as well as how to apply indicators to charts.
    • Bollinger bands

      3 minute read
      Discover how to use Bollinger Bands to forecast the potential highs and lows of global markets. Place Bollinger Bands directly onto charts for technical analysis.
    • Moving averages

      4-minute read
      Moving averages help to analyse trends in financial markets. Learn how to use moving averages effectively at City Index.
    • Relative Strength Index (RSI)

      5 minute read
      Discover how to use a relative strength index to discover patterns in financial markets. A RSI is a technical indicator that can highlight potential trading opportunities.
    • Stochastic oscillator

      5 minute read
      Find out more about Stochastic oscillators and how they can aid your analysis of the markets. Stochastic oscillators can calculate the best time to open or close a trade.
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  • Data on screen
    CFD trading
    Beginner
    8 Lessons
    Set up a CFD Trading account with City Index and trade CFDs on over 6,000 markets. Learn about Contracts For Difference with our expert information and seminars.
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    • What is CFD trading?

      4.5-minute read
      Set up a CFD Trading account with City Index and trade CFDs on over 6,000 markets. Learn about Contracts For Difference with our expert information and seminars.
    • How to trade CFDs

      6-minute read
      Find out how to trade Contracts For Difference at City Index. Including how to use leverage and access thousands of markets.
    • CFD trading example

      7-minute read
      Find out how CFD Trading work with our example CFD trades. View our real examples of going long, short and winning trades for CFDs.
    • Benefits of CFD trading

      3-minute read
      Discover the benefits of Contracts For Difference Trading with City Index. 
    • Costs of CFD trading

      3-minute read
      Discover the costs of trading Contracts For Difference, as well as other pricing and commission charges at City Index.
    • Risks of CFD trading

      3-minute read
      Learn how to manage risk within Contract For Difference Trading, and find out more volatility, margin and leverage at City Index.
    • Margin and leverage

      4-minute read
      Learn more about margin and leverage in CFD Trading, understand the benefits and risks. Find out more at City Index.
    • Start CFD trading

      2-minute read
      Open an online trading account in 3 simple steps and start trading CFDs today with City Index.
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  • Mastering Forex
    Forex trading
    Beginner
    8 Lessons
    Forex is one of the world's most widely traded markets - at over $5trillion traded per day. Learn about Forex Trading at City Index.
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    • What is forex trading?

      6-munite read
      Forex is one of the world's most widely traded markets - at over $5trillion traded per day. Learn about Forex Trading at City Index.
    • How to use forex indicators

      8-minute read
      Learn what are the best Forex indicators and how to use them for your trading strategy. Detailed information on Forex technical indicators and Forex signals.
    • How to trade forex

      8-minute read
      With currency prices fluctuating constantly, discover how you can find multiple opportunities to Trade FX every day at City Index.
    • Forex examples

      4-minute read
      Review Forex Trading examples, learn what going short and going long means - as well as many more Foreign Exchange Trading examples.
    • Margin and leverage

      4-minute read
      Learn the difference between leverage and margin in Forex Trading at City Index - find out more about leveraged Forex trading
    • Risks of forex trading

      4-minute read
      Understand the benefits and potential risks of Forex trading, learn about risk management and how to manage your risk when trading Forex.
    • Types of forex trades

      3-minute read
      With City Index, you can trade Forex in 3 different ways - find out more about the differences and benefits of ways to trade FX.
    • Start forex trading

      2-minute read
      Start Trading Forex within just a few minutes with our simple 3 step guide for opening an account.
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    Introduction to financial markets
    Beginner
    6 Lessons
    Learn about trading financial markets with this introduction to financial markets guide from City Index.
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    • Introduction to financial markets

      4.5-minute read
      Learn about trading financial markets with this introduction to financial markets guide from City Index. Discover the wide range of global markets available at City Index.
    • Trading indices

      3-minute read
      Learn more about Indices Trading, how to approach FTSE 100, Wall St, Dax and more with Index Trading at City Index.
    • Trading shares

      3.5-minute read
      Discover how you can trade on the price of major global Shares from some of the world's largest companies at City Index.
    • Trading forex

      7.5-minute read
      Forex is one of the worlds most widely traded markets - learn how you can start Forex Trading with City Index.
    • Trading commodities

      4.5-minute read
      Discover how to trade on a wide range of Commodities markets at City Index.
    • Trading futures

      2-minute read
      Learn more about Future Contracts Trading with City Index and how to trade Futures Contracts.
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    Trading with City Index
    Beginner
    11 Lessons
    From fundamental and technical analysis, to our research portal, City Index's research tools are designed solely for traders. Discover how to use our tools to become a more successful trader.
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    • City Index research tools

      7-minute read
      From fundamental and technical analysis, to our research portal, City Index's research tools are designed solely for traders. Discover how to use our tools to become a more successful trader.
    • Guide to short selling

      4-minute read
      Short selling offers clients the flexibility to trade on falling markets. Discover how to use our trade research tools to become a more successful trader.
    • Guide to orders

      5-minute read
      Learn more about trading orders including stop loss orders, limits and trailing stops. Use orders effectively and manage your risk with City Index.
    • Entry orders

      4-minute read
      Learn more about entry orders and how to use them effectively. Entry orders allow you to place stops and limits on buy and sell orders.
    • Trailing stops

      2-minute read
      Find out how to use trailing stops on your trades. Trailing stops lock in your profits during periods of particularly high volatility.
    • Guaranteed stop loss orders (GSLOs)

      3-minute read
      Learn how to use guaranteed stop loss orders on your trades and how they can be useful in volatile market conditions with City Index.
    • One-Cancels-Other (OCO) orders

      2-minute read
      Discover how to use one cancels other (OCO) orders when you trade and how they can be used to limit losses with City Index.
    • If-done orders

      2-minute read
      Learn how to use if-done orders on your trades. If-done orders are two step orders, where the second part is only activated if the first has been met.
    • Overnight financing explained

      3-minute read
      Overnight financing is a fee paid to hold a trading position overnight. Learn more about overnight financing with City Index.
    • Types of trades

      2-minute read
      Learn the difference between types of trade - Day Trading, Short Term Trading, CFDs, FX and more with City Index.
    • Corporate actions and dividends

      4-minute read
      Corporate action is an event initiated by a public company. Learn how public action can affect your trades at City Index.
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