CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 72.58% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.


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What is the advantage of trading in the Forex market?

There are many reasons why this market would appeal to both new and experienced traders, and just some of them include.

  • Accessibility, because with the power of leveraging you can trade large amounts of forex with just a small amount of capital;
  • Reliability, because with trading taking place on the largest market in the world there are fewer opportunities for individuals and institutions to manipulate prices;
  • Ease of trading, because with this being such a large market, liquidity is incredibly high;
  • Benefit from long and short trades, because it is possible to trade currencies without acquiring them;
  • Harness the power of technology, because trading platforms for forex allow you to trade almost instantly in a live environment;

Are the markets open 24 hours a day?

Availability of forex trading occurs on a worldwide market which offers the opportunity to trade 24 hours a day, five days a week.


What is a market order?

An order type that is labeled “Market” is an order that executes the trade at the time of order entry. As there is no set price level to input for this type of order, once the trade is placed, the fill price will be determined on the current market price.


What is the difference between a stop order and a limit order?

A stop order is typically utilised to set a loss limit in case market goes in the opposite direction of your trade. A limit order is typically utilised to set a target objective should market go in your direction. You do have the ability to set a stop order or limit order as an entry, instead of an exit as previously mentioned.


What is the best way to practice placing orders?

You can simply create a demo account to practice placing a variety of trades in the market. You can also apply technical indicators on the charts and get familiar with the market in a test environment.


Can news events impact the market?

Yes, some news events can have a direct impact on the market. To be aware of any upcoming news events, you can visit our Economic Calendar section for all the latest news.


What is a market gap?

As the market closes on Friday and re-opens on Sunday, elements such as economic or political circumstance that transpire during the weekend, may cause the market to gap up or down on Sunday open.


Where can I find educational information?

Please visit our Learn section.

There is a high level of risk in Margined Transaction products, as Contract for Difference (CFDs) are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to the leverage. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for all traders as it could result in the loss of the total deposit or incur a negative balance; only use risk capital.

ATC Brokers Limited (United Kingdom) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 591361).

ATC Brokers Limited (Cayman Islands) is authorised and regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (FRN 1448274).

Prior to trading any CFD products, review all the terms and conditions and you should seek advice from an independent and suitably licensed financial advisor and ensure that you have the risk appetite, relevant experience and knowledge before you decide to trade. Under no circumstances shall ATC Brokers Limited have any liability to any person or entity for any loss or damage in whole or part cause by, resulting from, or relating to any transactions related to CFDs.

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