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Lessons in forex trading grew into a business

Requests from friends to teach them the basics eventually led entrepreneur to set up academy

Mr Ezekiel Chew says his Asiaforexmentor business allows him to focus on trading and teaching - two of his passions.
Mr Ezekiel Chew says his Asiaforexmentor business allows him to focus on trading and teaching - two of his passions. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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Little did entrepreneur Ezekiel Chew know that requests made by his close friends to teach them the basics of foreign exchange trading in 2008 would eventually lead him to set up the Asiaforexmentor academy.

He told The Sunday Times: "That small group of friends started to grow bigger to a point where I had to transition my teachings online. Start-up cost was also minimal."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 28, 2018, with the headline Lessons in forex trading grew into a business. Subscribe