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It’s All About The Context: External Factors That Affect Currency Valuation

  Every day, traders from all corners of the world engage in over 5 trillion dollars worth of financial transactions on the foreign exchange market – making it the largest, most active financial market in the world today. Given its scale, therefore, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that there are multiple factors that can

The Serious Stuff: Understanding The Legalities of the Forex Market

  According to recorded statistics, the foreign exchange market saw an average daily turnover of $5.1 trillion in 2016 – thereby defining it as the world’s largest and most liquid financial market. As a result of its significant size and 24/5 accessibility, regulating this market presents unique challenges – after all, how do you go

Safe Forex Trading: Understanding, Managing & Minimising Risk

  With a mammoth $5 million traded on average each and every day on the forex market, it’s no surprise that the world’s most liquid and volatile market can, at times, pose a significant financial risk to its participants. As such, a solid understanding of how and why such risk is so frequently present is

A Brief History of the GBP

Born in around 775 AD when silver pennies (otherwise known as ‘sterlings’) were the dominant currency in Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, the Great British pound has been around for approximately 1200 years, making it the oldest currency still in circulation today. The official currency of the United Kingdom, the pound sterling – familiarly and affectionately referred to

3 Reasons You’re Struggling to Meet Your Trading Goal

  Particularly true for those first starting out in the currency trading market, although equally as important for veteren traders too, is the need for traders to focus their efforts on process over profits. The view is that a disciplined trader has a higher likelihood of turning the odds in their favour due to them

Go With Your Gut: When to Trust Your Trading Instincts

Not to be confused with impulsive, emotive trading, trusting your instincts in forex trading requires so much more than simply placing a trade because you inherently feel like you should. In fact, it demands a calculated decision-making process born from experience, strategy and a solid understanding of risk versus reward. In this blog post, therefore,

What Is Forex Trading? The Essential Guide

  Welcome to the exciting world of forex trading. Whether you’re a novice looking to explore the forex market for the first time or a seasoned veteran looking to sharpen up your knowledge and skills, you’ve no doubt got a lot of questions about this increasingly popular global trading platform – luckily, that’s where we

Experimenting With Strategy: When & How?

  A crucial component in any traders arsenal is the ability to confidently experiment with their forex strategy. Not only will it cure any potential boredom that goes hand-in-hand with carrying out the same strategy day in day out – but, ultimately, it will help you become a more experienced, well-rounded forex trader well-equipped to

How to Trade Forex: The Basics of Placing a Trade

  Whether you’re a trading veteran or a novice in the world of forex, understanding the basic fundamentals of placing a trade is vital to learning how to trade forex successfully. That’s why today, we’re providing a comprehensive guide on the basics of placing a trade. By bypassing fancy industry jargon and specialist terminology in

Picking A Forex Broker: 3 Vital Considerations

  When it comes to the highly competitive forex market, choosing a forex broker that suits both your trading habits and personal lifestyle can be crucial to the success and potential profitability of your trades. However, with the news that the average trading value on the forex market was $5.067 trillion in 2016, in recent