Forex Trading Fundamentals
Learn Forex trading fundamentals with our collection of free lessons.
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, except on weekends. As one financial centre closes, another one opens. We'll explain the best times to trade, and new ways to spot trading opportunities.
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.
Trade up to 71 currency pairs as well as CFDs on metals, commodities and indices through MT4. STP ... MoreTrade up to 71 currency pairs as well as CFDs on metals, commodities and indices through MT4. STP trading with no requotes. Swap-free account only available to clients of Muslim faith.
- $20 deposit
- 1:300 leverage ?
- 1.1 pips EUR/USD
Trade a wide range of financial instruments with a Shariah compliant account. AvaTrade does not ... MoreTrade a wide range of financial instruments with a Shariah compliant account. AvaTrade does not charge rollover fees or swaps on overnight positions. You cannot invest in crypto-currencies through this account. This account, registered in the British Virgin Islands, has significantly higher leverage.
- $100 deposit
- 1:400 leverage ?
- 1.9 pips EUR/USD
Trade Forex as well as CFDs on shares, indices and metals on floating spreads without commission. ... MoreTrade Forex as well as CFDs on shares, indices and metals on floating spreads without commission. This account, designed for Muslim clients, does not incur swap or rollover charges for holding positions overnight. Terms and conditions apply.
- $100 deposit
- 1:500 leverage ?
- 1.2 pips EUR/USD