Trade forex CFDs with Eurotrader
Grab your hat and your sunscreen because we’re going around the world with forex! Choose from 50+ currency pairs, including majors, minors and exotics.
Why trade forex CFDs?
Forex is the largest marketplace for trading currencies around the world. It’s also the most liquid, meaning there is lots of buying and selling activity happening much of the time. Because it’s so liquid, you can buy and sell easily and instantaneously!
Some traders are drawn to forex because the market is open 24 hours a day, five days a week, giving them plenty of time to tap into trading opportunities. What’s more, you’ll usually find transaction costs in forex to be relatively low – another reason why forex attracts so many traders!
To find out more about forex trading, check out our beginner’s guide.
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Quickfire facts about forex
The forex market is where you can trade national currencies against one another.
While we like to call it forex, the market also goes by ‘foreign exchange’ and ‘FX’.
To trade forex, you need to be over 18!
The oldest currency in the world that is still in use today is the British pound sterling.
Canadians call their $1 a loonie and their $2 a toonie!
The official currency of Poland is the Polish Zloty. When directly translated to English, ‘zloty’ means gold!
Thanks to their distinctive green colour, US dollars are also called greenbacks.
The Japanese yen and Chinese yuan both share the same symbol (¥).
More Monopoly money is printed every year than any other currency!
Forex is a world of its own, full of techniques and terminologies unique to the market. It basically has its own language, with lots of fun-to-say words like pips, pipettes, bullish and bearish.
Of course, if this all sounds like a load of gibberish to you, then be sure to check out Eurotrader’s beginner’s guide to forex to get yourself up to speed!
Tools of the trade
Let us do the heavy lifting! Plan your trades better with the help of Eurotrader’s calculators.
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