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Foreign Exchange Education Centre

The Foreign Exchange (FX) market is known as the largest and most liquid in the world. It has an estimated USD $4 trillion daily transactions, which is far bigger than all the stocks and bonds markets combined.

The Forex market is decentralised, which means you can trade Forex from anywhere without going through a central exchange. As long as you have an Forex broker and reliable trading platform like MT4, you can get started in trading Forex.

With new and advanced technology, Forex trading platforms such as MT4 have made Forex trading more accessible to all types of traders.

Forex Trading Handbook

If you’re ready to make the shift to Forex trading, this Forex Trading Essentials guide can help you with all the basics as well as some advanced information. Some of the topics you can find here include:

» What is Forex?
» 8 Major Currencies
» Pips and Spreads
» Forex Trading Hours
» Forex Trading Strategies
» Using Charts to Trade Forex
» Using Leverage in Forex Trading
» Forex Trading Psychology


Forex Beginners

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 64.4% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Professional clients can lose more than they deposit. CFD trading involves significant risk.
Warning: By choosing to take advantage of software, educational materials, information, products, or websites that are owned and operated by other companies ("third party resources"), you confirm that you understand and accept the nature of inherent risk of the OTC foreign exchange market. GO Markets cannot and will not guarantee the performance of third party systems, techniques, or strategies. GO Markets is simply the platform provider. GO Markets does not endorse the technical expertise of any third-party education or software provider and is not liable for negative trading performance. When you use a third party resource, you will be subject to its terms and conditions and will no longer be protected by out privacy policy and security practices, which may differ from the third party's policies, practices, and other terms. You should familiarise yourself with any license or terms and conditions and the privacy policy and security practices of the third party resource which will govern your use of the resource. Trading leveraged derivative products such as Foreign Exchange (Forex) and Contracts for Difference (CfDs) carries a high level of risk to your capital. The effect of leverage is that both gains and losses are magnified. You are at risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Losses can exceed deposits. Trading derivatives may not be suitable for all investors. You should consider whether these products are suitable for you and whether you can afford to lose all of your deposited funds or more. Please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved and seek independent legal advice if necessary. See our full Risk Warning Notice for more information.
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