FOREX TRADING

What is Forex?

Did you know that the foreign exchange market (forex or FX) is the largest market in the world, with some US$5 trillion in average daily transactions? All the world’s combined stock markets don’t even come close to this. But what does that mean to you? Take a closer look at …

FOREX TRADING

How to trade forex with IG

Forex is one of the most popular markets among IG clients, and we offer several flexible ways of speculating on currency markets. Find out more about contracts for difference (CFDs) and digital 100 trading with forex. CFD trading A forex CFD is a contract that allows you to exchange the …

FOREX TRADING

What is CFD trading?

CFD trading is the buying and selling of CFDs, or contracts for difference, a way of speculating on financial markets that doesn’t require the buying and selling of any underlying assets CFD trading allows you to trade markets like equities, forex, indices and commodities without having to buy and sell shares, currencies or futures. Instead you trade a …

FOREX TRADING

How does forex trading work?

When you open a forex position, you are buying one currency while simultaneously selling another. Read on for a detailed look at how a forex trade works: including currency pairs, the spread, pips and leverage. 1. Currency pairs Forex Trading always involves selling one currency in order to buy another. For …