The global online FOREX and CFD market is estimated to be close to USD 8b revenues per year and still growing. *
The global social trading market is estimated at USD 40mm revenues per year. *
Today just 0.5% of all retail trading revenues are generated via social trading platforms. Predictions say that this market share could grow to 15%-20% in the next 5 years, implying 30-40 times growth.
(* = figures based on several studies; Black Swan Partners Social Trading Research 2013)
Social trading will democratize the asset management industry and the traditional way of how retail customers are trading and investing.
Social trading combines new possibilities and technologies from the digital revolution (web 2.0, social networks, broadband and mobile internet) with the demand of making money in financial markets and solves the problem of too many self-directed customers loosing money.
With our role as the main shareholder of ayondo, one of the first (launched in 2009) and today one of the leading players in the field of social trading, Next Generation Finance Invest strongly believes in the power of social trading and social investing.
Below you will find a PDF-summary about social trading and social investing.