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2022 online trading predictions: Crypto, NFT’s and rising global inflation
Rising global inflation, higher energy prices and a ballooning Chinese housing bubble will be key for online trading in 2022, according to industry experts.
Beginner investors continue to grow: 2021 saw a massive increase in the number of beginner investors, this is expected to continue into 2022 as people are continuing to look for other sources of income.
Crypto craze will continue: 2021 saw the two largest digital coins reach all time highs. The craze will continue to be driven by FOMO, despite higher inflation and low yields. Stronger regulatory oversight is also inevitable. NFTs will continue to grow in popularity.
Interest rates will rise making more profitable business for brokers: Retail trading will stay at an elevated level in 2022 and with much uncertainty regarding inflation will provide plenty of trading opportunities.
The race to commission free trading continues: An increasing number of brokerages will roll out commission-free trading services, if trading remains high brokers will thrive in revenues coming from the payment order flow model.