Fundamentals

Enhance your trading with fundamental education. Learn the basics of trading a wide range of financial instruments such a Forex, Indices and more.

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Why Trade Forex?

24/5 market – Foreign exchange market opens Monday morning and trades though to Saturday morning with no breaks.

What is Forex?

The foreign exchange market, also known as Forex, is an over the counter (OTC) non-centralized market.

How to Trade Forex?

Individual traders open positons on currency pairs. E.g. AUDUSD. The trader is able to sell the pair as easy as buying it.

History of the Foreign Exchange Market

At the end of World War 2 all major currencies where pegged to gold, this was an international…

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What are stocks?

What are stocks?


Stocks are publicly-listed companies on the share market or stock exchange. Companies can go public by launching an initial public offering (IPO).

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What is Forex?

What is Forex?


The foreign exchange market, also known as Forex, is an over the counter (OTC) non-centralized market.

read more
How to Trade Forex?

How to Trade Forex?


Individual traders open positons on currency pairs. E.g. AUDUSD. The trader is able to sell the pair as easy as buying it.

read more
Why Trade Forex?

Why Trade Forex?


24/5 market – Foreign exchange market opens Monday morning and trades though to Saturday morning with no breaks.

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