What is Forex

What is forex?

FOREX or Foreign Exchange market is the world largest financial market, where currency of one country is exchanged with another country through currency exchange rate system. Trader’s purpose is to get the profit as the result of foreign currencies purchase and sale. From latest assessment, Forex trading daily constitution is approximately average from 1.5 trillion to 2.5 trillion. . The free-floating of currencies being in the market turnover are determined by the supply and demand. The currency rate is actually run through telecommunication all over the network of banks 24 hours a day from 00:00 GMT on Monday to 10:00 pm GMT on Friday. Importance of human society event in the sphere of economy strongly influences the currency market. Traders gain the profit from the fluctuations in accordance with an agreed principle “buy cheaper- sell higher” or “sell higher-buy cheaper”. Forex is a continuously changing number financial system which exclusively create high trade turnover to all individual and corporative traders with an ensured liquidity of traded currencies. Due to the high potential profitability, therefore the higher risk should be essentially considered. Traders can only be the successful forex investors by going through proper training including an understanding of forex structure and types, the common techniques of analysis, the factors influencing currencies and potential risks, high confident prediction of the market movements with the trading tools and data. There are lots of simulation trading software on web, you can simply choose anyone of them for self training. This will help you to be in a better scenario. Most of the trading providers have the toll free phone number, so just call them up! Ask them question! Learn from them! Some of them may take initiative to consult you, so do write down the question from time to time.

There are many countries in world; so results different currency pairs. Among all of them, these are the popular in currency trading:


Five Major Currencies are:

U.S dollar – The United States dollar is the world’s main currency – an universal measure to evaluate any other currency traded on Forex.

Euro- Euro was designed to become the premier currency in trading by simply being quoted in American terms. Like the U.S. dollar, the euro has a strong international presence stemming from members of the European Monetary Union.

Japanese Yen- The Japanese yen is the third most traded currency in the world; it has a much smaller international presence than the U.S. dollar or the euro. The yen is very liquid around the world, practically around the clock.

British Pound – Until the end of World War II, the pound was the currency of reference. The currency is heavily traded against the euro and the U.S. dollar, but has a spotty presence against other currencies.After the introduction of the euro, Bank of England is attempting to bring the high U.K. rates closer to the lower rates in the euro zone.

Swiss Franc – Swiss franc is the only currency of a major European country that belongs neither to the European Monetary Union nor to the G-7 countries. Although the Swiss economy is relatively small, the Swiss franc is one of the four major currencies, closely resembling the strength and quality of the Swiss economy and finance.

To have a well focusing, you have to concentrate on less than 5 currency pairs( preferred the U.S. cross-currency pairs.)

Some traders see forex as a business, and some see it as a fortune. And even some traders think forex is an art. But anyway, its highly recommended to use pivot system in your trading plan or else you are trading blind.

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