Contract for Differences (CFDs) can be difficult for new traders to grasp. Our introductory video explains the basics in an easy-to-watch format, including CFD markets available to trade and how leverage works.
Serving as the largest financial market in the world, the Forex market has a lot to offer. This video directs the spotlight toward the essentials, such as dominant currencies and the organisation of currency pairs.
Grasping how currency pairs are structured, and understanding the terminology used is crucial in Forex trading and investing. This short video highlights reviews how currency pairs are organised and also how they are categorised.
Technical analysis continues to gain in popularity. Here we highlight key assumptions held by technical analysts, draw attention to basic chart types, and look at some popular technical analysis tools.
As fundamental analysis centres its focus on the economic landscape to determine possible trends, our analyst helps explain essentials in this short video, focussing on key fundamental drivers, monetary policy and much more.
A pip, or percentage in point, represents a currency pair’s unit of change and is vital to understand for Forex traders. This short video features key points, such as what a pip represents and the basic calculation behind the value of a pip.
When traders engage with the financial markets, they do so at the current bid and ask price levels. This is often a source of confusion for new traders. Therefore, in this short video, we demonstrate the characteristics that make up the bid and ask price levels.
A ‘lot’ in the Forex market is a way in which traders, investors, and brokers measure transaction size. You’ll discover how to identify and differentiate between three of the most common lot sizes, as well as understand the correct trading volume metrics to input in your MetaTrader Order Window.
Margin and leverage are closely related topics. Mastering these two components can be complicated, though through our short video you’ll gain enough knowledge to build a firm understanding of not only the individual elements but also how they merge.
The types of orders available in the market are crucial to understand. It can mean the difference between a winning trade and a losing one. At the end of this short video you’ll be able to identify basic order types and know when and where to use them.
How we view data can be broken down into three common types of charts: line chart, bar chart, and candlestick chart. While many market participants favour the candlestick chart, it’s important to recognise how the line and bar charts are formulated.
Technical indicators form a large part of technical analysis, enabling traders and investors to analyse momentum, trend strength, volatility, and much more. Join us in this short video and begin using technical indicators today.
Focusing on the convergence and divergence of two moving averages, the MACD offers a versatile trading application for all financial markets and timeframes. You’ll learn the main components of the indicator and its calculation.
Serving as another momentum oscillator, this introductory video shows the key elements of the stochastic oscillator, an easy-to-read directional measurement of price momentum, bounded between 0 and 100.
Position sizing refers to a trader’s transaction size. This is crucial to understand before placing any trades. Over the course of three videos, we underline the components of position size calculation.
Parts 1 and 2 focussed on position sizing for accounts denominated in the same currency as the Forex pair’s term value, as well as how to size positions for an account currency identical to the base currency of the Forex pair, Part 3 will look at how to determine your position size if you’re trading currency pairs that aren’t in your account denomination.
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Currency Pairs: Learn how currencies function in forex
The FX market operates by way of currency pairs. To make it more simple,
think of it as comparing the value of one currency against that of another, in the form of a
Understanding basic chart types
What is a chart? What are the most common chart types? How are they
different? Did you know that all financial markets generate data? Click to understand the
Different Ways Data are displayed.
What is a pip in the forex market?
A pip, or percentage in point, represents a currency pair’s unit of change,
equal to 1/100th of 1%. It represents the smallest price movement any exchange rate can