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History of the Foreign Exchange Market

September 20, 2019
by Nick Alexander,
At the end of World War 2 all major currencies where pegged to gold, this was an international pact adopted at a conference held at […]

Stock market trading hours across the world

by Nick Alexander,
Trading hours of the world’s major stock markets. With more than 24 time zones across the globe, financial markets can be trading […]

What happens when a market opens and closes?

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 […]