Learn Forex Trading
Understand the basics of Forex trading with our collection of guides.
Forex trading is the buying or selling of one currency for another. Forex trading goes by many names: it is also known as FX, foreign exchange and currency trading.
Long trading hours, deep liquidity and high leverage are just one of the few reasons why Forex is a popular choice for retail investors.
Forex trading is based around pairs of currencies. A small number of currency pairs, known as Majors have come to dominate the market.
Understand how to calculate Forex spreads, including the bid-ask spread
Leverage is an integral part of most Forex trades. It can significantly affect your potential gains and losses.
The foreign exchange market is open 24-hours a day, with the exception of weekends. As one financial centre closes, another one opens. Access the deepest pockets of liquidity when sessions overlap.
Forex brokers offer a choice of fixed and floating spreads. So, what's best? The answer to this question depends on your experience and trading strategies.
Forex trading accounts come in two flavours: instant execution or market execution. Understand the difference between instant and market execution, and why it matters.
In the summer of 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) adopted new measures regarding the provision of contracts for differences (CFDs) and binary options. These measures were introduced with a view to protect retail investors.
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