What is currency trading?

September 2, 2015

Currency trading (or foreign exchange) involves ‘buying’ one currency and ‘selling’ another simultaneously to profit from an anticipated movement in the exchange rate. The global foreign exchange market is the largest and most liquid in the world and trades around the clock. Market participants include banks, corporates and other institutions for the purposes on international trade or hedging, as well as traders – or speculators – attempting to profit from price movements.

 

 

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