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Introduction to the Foreign Exchange Market

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The objective of this course is to provide an introduction into the forex markets, correlations and how to trade them. We will then look at how to create a trading plan and risk management, finishing with a practical trading session.


08:30 Introduction

08:45 Spot, forward and futures markets

09:15 Participants in the forex market

09:45 Products, their uses and exchange contract specifications

11:00 Futures- how to trade them

13:00 Key fundamentals and influences on the currency market

13:30 How to create a trading plan

14:00 Product correlations

14:30 Risk Management

15:00 Practical trading session

16:30 Q&A

Please note: We only tradefully regulated global derivatives markets, which as a registered market maker is a prerequisite. This guarantees you a variety of genuine markets with high liquidity and tight pricing.