Equity trading can be performed by the owner of the shares, or by an agent authorized to buy and sell on behalf of the share’s owner. Proprietary trading is buying and selling for the trader’s own profit or loss. In this case, the principal is the owner of the shares. Agency trading is buying and selling by an agent, usually a stockbroker, on behalf of a client. Agents are paid a commission for performing the trade.

The term equity trading refers to the buying and selling of company shares, stock indices and sector CFDs. Here, shares of big public companies are bought and sold through the major stock exchanges like London Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, and Tokyo Stock Exchange. These exchanges serve as managed auctions for stock trades. But, stock indices in small companies are bought and sold in over the counter (OTC) markets.


Gold Silver Trading

During the last year, there has been a  increase of interest in Precious Metals as a form of investment. Many investors are only beginning to discover the ability to trade in the forex markets. Gold is considered a ‘safe investment

This information provided by Orient Financial Brokers (OFB), licensed and regulated by Central Bank of the UAE, to conduct brokerage in Foreign Exchange, Commodities and Money Markets. OFB offers a number of commodity futures contracts including all main oil, grain and metal contracts.