Forex



Forex sometimes referred to as just FX, is the most liquid market in the world and largest in relation to daily transaction volumes. It involves speculation on the direction of foreign currencies. The trade volume for Forex is around US$5 trillion per day.

Unlike the other markets, currency trading does not take place on a regulated exchange. Trading with currencies doesn’t just involve investors, but banks, hedge and investment funds, insurance companies and other institutions. Currency pairs are always traded, with the Dollar/ Euro being the most popular pair among others such as the Japanese Yen, Swiss Franc, and Pound Sterling.

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Why invest?

With FGMarkets – you’ll get the most favourable conditions on the market:

MORE THAN 100 CURRENCY PAIRS
With FGMarkets, more than 100 currency pairs are available to you. This will allow you to speculate on any currencies you want, as well as having all movements on the Forex market at your disposal.
SUPPORT 24 HOURS A DAY, 5 DAYS A WEEK
We provide the best personal, over-the-phone support to our clients in 10 languages free of charge. With an elite account, you will be provided with a personal trading specialist.
HIGH LIQUIDITY
Forex is the largest and most intriguing of all financial markets.
It is open 24 hours a day, and its daily trading turnover is around 5 trillion dollars. It attracts the most interest among traders.
NO FEES
Trading with FGMarkets is free of charge. The broker’s profit comes from the spreads which range from 0% to 0.0012% of the transacted volume.
AFFORDABLE
Trade with as little as 100 dollars. Thanks to the financial work and trading by means of micro lots and mini lots, you can even achieve significant appreciation and profit with a modest amount of disposable funds.

How it works

Investors monitor fluctuations in foreign currency and buy or sell accordingly. The goal is to make as much profit as possible on the following transaction. Exchange rates usually fluctuate in response to the performance of the country’s economy, rate of inflation and other factors. The advantage of this market is that one can trade 24 hours a day (no restrictions exist anywhere), depending on one’s investment skills and astuteness.

With Forex, it is about a relatively speculative way to make money, but an advantage is that it can also operate with modest amounts of money. However, one must always be aware of the risks associated with this kind of trading.


How to invest

Simply create a trading account, deposit your funds, sign into the application and you are ready to start. In Forex, pairs of currencies are traded and you always speculate that one of the currencies will appreciate or depreciate against the other. If you believe that the euro will weaken against the dollar, you would buy the EUR/USD currency pair. The best known currency pairs are EUR/USD, USD/JPY and GBP/USD. The behaviour of currency pairs is not always easy to predict.



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Symbol Leverage (max) Swap Long Swap Short Max Order Size Size of 1 Lot Spread Trading Hours
AUDCAD 1:500 -0,548 -6,033 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
AUDCHF 1:500 -0,909 -6,565 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
AUDJPY 1:500 0,428 -5,654 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
AUDNZD 1:500 -4,253 -3,373 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
AUDUSD 1:500 -1,459 -4,02 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
CADCHF 1:500 -2,971 -4,61 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
CADJPY 1:500 -1,903 -3,805 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
CHFPLN 1:500 -35,236 -7,047 20 100 000 floating 00:15 – 23:55
CHFJPY 1:500 -6,079 -6,079 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURAUD 1:500 -10,186 -2,037 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURCAD 1:500 -5,897 -2,948 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURCHF 1:500 -4,903 -5,043 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURCZK 1:500 -0,806 -0,806 20 100 000 floating 10:20 – 17:10
EURGBP 1:500 -2,932 -2,229 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURHUF 1:500 -16,661 -4,384 20 100 000 floating 00:20 – 23:55
EURJPY 1:500 -4,012 -4,194 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURNOK 1:500 -39,37 -23,622 20 100 000 floating 00:20 – 23:55
EURNZD 1:500 -11,485 1,462 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURPLN 1:500 -28,978 0,58 20 100 000 floating 00:15 – 23:55
EURRON 1:500 -36,645 6,718 20 100 000 floating 10:20 – 14:55
EURRUB 1:50 -221,318472 42,299653 20 100 000 7500 09:05 – 18:00
EURSEK 1:500 -39,772 -41,046 20 100 000 floating 00:20 – 23:55
EURTRY 1:500 -89,696 24,915556 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
EURUSD 1:500 -5,108 -1,314 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPAUD 1:500 -11,769 0,24 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPCAD 1:500 -6,935 -4,544 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPCHF 1:500 -6,057 -7,126 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPJPY 1:500 -3,891563 -5,003438 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPNZD 1:500 -12,819 0,475 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPRON 1:500 -39,496 1,463 20 100 000 floating 10:20 – 14:55
GBPSGD 1:500 -5,502 -6,141 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPTRY 1:500 -105,162 29,375 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
GBPUSD 1:500 -5,927 -2,44 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
NZDCAD 1:500 -0,406 -6,623 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
NZDCHF 1:500 -0,794 -6,946 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
NZDJPY 1:500 0,533 -6,072 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
NZDUSD 1:500 -1,262 -4,44 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
USDCAD 1:500 -3,505 -5,349 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
USDCHF 1:500 -3,408 -7,099 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
USDCZK 1:500 -0,352 -1,233 20 100 000 floating 10:20 – 17:10
USDHUF 1:500 -11,193 -10,364 20 100 000 floating 00:20 – 23:55
USDJPY 1:500 -1,794 -6,034 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
USDMXN 1:100 -35,1881 20,4318 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
USDNOK 1:500 -22,682 -39,396 20 100 000 floating 00:20 – 20:55
USDPLN 1:500 -22,871 -7,624 20 100 000 floating 00:15 – 23:55
USDRON 1:500 -25,853 -4,701 20 100 000 floating 10:20 – 14:55
USDRUB 1:50 -176,515 19,228 20 100 000 floating 09:05 – 18:00
USDSEK 1:500 -24,468 -57,951 20 100 000 floating 00:20 – 23:55
USDSGD 1:500 -2,476 -6,989 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
USDTRY 1:500 -82,213 24,323 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00
USDZAR 1:500 -28,875 9,689 20 100 000 floating 00:00 – 24:00

The spreads provided are a reflection of the time-weighted average. Though FG Markets attempts to provide competitive spreads during all trading hours, clients should note that these may vary and are susceptible to underlying market conditions. The above is provided for indicative purposes only. Clients are advised to check important news announcements on our Economic Calendar, which may result in the widening of spreads, amongst other instances.