The forex market is the market in which participants are able to buy, sell, exchange and speculate on currencies. Like market in real world, the forex market consist of many participants. The forex market s made up of banks, commercial companies, central banks, investment management firms, hedge funds, and retail forex brokers and investors.
Forex trading offers a lot of advantages than other financial instruments. Here are just a few reasons to consider forex trading.
If you’ve ever traveled overseas, you’ve made a forex transaction. Take a trip to France and you exchange your dollars into euros. If your friend in London send you money, he’ll send you poundsterling, and converted into dollar in your bank account. In all of these examples, you’ve made forex transactions.