Foreign exchange broker

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Foreign exchange broker

Intermediaries in the foreign exchange market that do not put their own money at risk.
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Foreign Exchange Broker

A broker who operates predominantly or exclusively in currency markets. That is, a foreign exchange broker fills orders to buy and sell currencies in exchange for a commission.
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