2nd virus wave

Coronavirus: forex brokers forex are getting ready for a second wave in the US

02 August 2020 - For many, the beginning of 2020 has been a nightmare, mainly because of the virus situation. It shook both brokers and traders alike... (more)

US brokers

Can the United States become a haven of peace for forex brokers?

02 August 2020 - The United States has always been a source of problems for forex brokerage firms. On the one hand, it is the largest and most lucrative market. On the other hand... (more)

ESMA

ESMA urges brokers to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period

01 August 2020 - The ESMA (European Security and Market Authority) called on brokers to finalise preparations and implement appropriate plans before the end of the UK's transition period which is the end of this year. (more)

CySEC

A new trend: why are brokers going back to the CySEC?

14 July 2020 - Cyprus is a hub for forex brokers. However, over the past few years, the country has lost some of its major brokerage firms. But lately, are we witnessing a return to the CySEC jurisdiction? (more)

digital yuan

The DCEP digital yuan and its effect on the markets

13 July 2020 - The People's Republic of China has been developing ??a digital yuan for the last 6 years. The first tests of a compatible digital currency block were carried out 4 years ago with some success. (more)

CySEC

Pepperstone seeking CySEC licence amidst Brexit mess

11 July 2020 - Australia's Pepperstone brokerage firm is in the process of securing a license from the CySEC (Cyprus Security and Exchange Commission). (more)

CySEC

CySEC assesses the costs of inactive trading accounts

10 July 2020 - CySEC (Cyprus Stock Exchange Operation Committee) has examined the circumstances taken into account by Cyprus-regulated forex brokers when they apply inactivity fees to their traders. They've found some disturbing practices. (more)

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Forex - Foreign Exchange Market

eur-usdThe foreign exchange market, also known as the forex market, allows traders to profit from currency movements in real time. The foreign exchange is an interbank market that is open 24h/day, 5 days a week.

The forex market is very liquid; nearly $6.6 trillion dollars are traded every day between various traders and financial institutions. The most traded currency pair is the euro/dollar (EUR/USD), which represents 28% of all trades.

Online forex trading has been available to individual traders since the 1990s. The number of online brokers has risen sharply in recent years and choosing a broker has therefore become increasingly complicated. However, strong competition between brokers and dealers has significantly improved trading conditions as well as the services that are available to traders.

Currently, it is possible to invest, with just one click, in all of the financial markets with a single trading platform. Spot forex and contracts for differences (CFDs) allow you to invest in currencies, commodities, oil, precious metals, stocks and stock indexes. Thanks to the leverage which forex margin accounts provide, the initial capital required to open an account is not very high. Nevertheless, these types of accounts are not without risk, as leverage increases potential profits, but losses as well.

Forex-Central.net was created to advise and train investors who want to diversify their investments in the financial markets and the forex market. On this site, you will find: articles to learn about forex trading, real time news, as well as free and personalised advice so that you can more effectively train yourself to become a forex trader. To facilitate your search and selection of a trading platform, our forex broker comparison chart provides a selection of the best brokers offering brokerage services worldwide.