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Fundamentals

What happens when a market opens and closes?

September 20, 2019
by Nick Alexander,
Forex: The Forex market is open 24 hours a day, five and a half days a week, because of different interbank sessions across the gl […]

How to calculate CFD margins

by Nick Alexander,
What is a CFD margin? When engaging in a Contract for Difference, you are only required to deposit a percentage of the contract’s […]

What is Scalping in Trading?

by Nick Alexander,
What is Scalping? The definition of scalping in financial trading is very similar to that of scalpers who buy and resell concert o […]

What is a PIP?

by Nick Alexander,
What is a pip? A pip in forex is an acronym for ‘point in percentage’ and is a basic unit of measurement for currency pairs. In fa […]

How To Read A Candlestick Chart

by Nick Alexander,
What is a candlestick chart in forex? A candlestick chart is a style of chart, as well as a technical tool, used to identify tradi […]

Why Trade Forex?

September 19, 2019
by Nick Alexander,
24/5 market – Foreign exchange market opens Monday morning and trades though to Saturday morning with no breaks. This eliminates th […]

How to calculate swap rates

by Nick Alexander,
What is a Swap rate? A swap rate (also known as rollover rate) can be applied when positions are kept open overnight. These rates […]