However there is a problem in the forex market until this day, there is no one central exchange where everyone can exchange the currency. All the currency traded are done over the telephone and online through a very big networks that connects all the banks, brokers and currency traders with each others. Foreign exchange trading enables you to take advantage of rate fluctuations across a wide range of currencies. Forex is always traded in pairs - for example AUD/USD. You speculate on whether the price of one country's currency will rise or fall against the currency of another country, and take a position accordingly. Looking at the AUD/USD currency pair, the first currency (AUD) is called the 'base currency' and the second currency (USD) is known as the 'counter currency'.
Trading in the euro has grown considerably since the currency's creation in January 1999, and how long the foreign exchange market will remain dollar-centered is open to debate. Until recently, trading the euro versus a non-European currency ZZZ would have usually involved two trades: EURUSD and USDZZZ. The exception to this is EURJPY, which is an established traded currency pair in the interbank spot market.
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Furthermore we like to draw our clients attention to the fact that large price gaps may occur between the market closure on Friday 5 May at 21:00 GMT and market opening on Sunday 7 May. Holding any position over the weekend may lead to substantial losses even if leverage use is reduced.
An exciting advantages of Forex trading is the ability to generate profits whether a currency pair is up or down, in a 'rising' and 'falling' markets. Skilled Traders do make money in this field, however like any other career, success doesn't just happen overnight.