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Foreign Exchange Market

A market for the trading of currencies. For example, one may buy dollars or sell pounds on a forex market. Foreign exchange is one the largest and most liquid markets in the world. Trading occurs over-the-counter, and most of the major players are governments, banks, and speculators. Forex markets are often used in hedging strategies.

Currency trading.

The global currency market, where roughly $1.9 trillion a day changes hands, is by far the largest financial market in the world.

Banks, other financial institutions, and multinational corporations buy and sell currencies in enormous quantities to handle the demands of international trade. In some cases, traders seek profits from minor fluctuations in exchange rates or speculate on currency fluctuations.

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The dual currency trading platform offers the financiers an chance to "participate in the group's shareholding without the worry of foreign exchange risk or incurring charges during currency conversion".
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The Jordanian government recently enacted a new law to regulate the trading of currencies through the Internet after scores of citizens went bankrupt when they suffered big losses in currency trading with foreign markets.
is estimating that outstanding margin deposits related to currency trading in the year to March 2009 will increase around 30 percent from the previous year to a record 906 billion yen based on its survey of 128 firms handling forex margin trading.
This fall, the university will open a simulated trading laboratory to help students learn what influences foreign currency trading by analyzing real-time data feeds and currency trading software to make "trades.
It aims to give today's traders more choices and opportunities to profit from the currency trading market's potential and its volatility and promises to enhance awareness on forex trading in the region, educate by imparting valuable and impactful insights only from the forex experts and market specialists as they conduct must attend workshops, link international forex companies, traders, brokers and investors and make known the vast opportunities within the region.
Tradeview forex augments foreign currency trading system with addition of two new liquidity providers on the popular metatrader 4 software
Ads for high-return, low-risk investment opportunities in foreign currency trading are blanketing local newspapers, radio promotions and attractive Internet sites.