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Get a better grasp of the financial markets. Improve your FX trading strategy with our articles, tips and resources. A vital tool for every trader's toolbox.

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Getting started

Identify key factors that affect price in the markets. Also included are articles on patterns, tools, strategies and more.

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Getting started

Price charts and patterns

With study and practice, you can learn to predict price action from candle formations to maximise profits and minimise losses.

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Getting started
What is a pip?

A pip, which stands for percentage in point, gives you a measurement of price movement in forex trading in either direction.

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Tools and strategies

Once you’ve grasped the basics of price action in the markets, you can start to apply tools such as indicators, and test out strategies across different time frames.

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Tools and strategies

Technical analysis

‘Technical’ traders tend to focus almost exclusively on current and historical price action as printed on their charts.

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Tools and strategies
Fundamental analysis

Traders who use fundamental analysis base their trades on impactful news events, such as hikes in inflation and interest rates.

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Tools and strategies
Moving averages

Get to know the different types of moving averages used in technical analysis for better entry and exit points.

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Tools and strategies
How to use the RSI

The relative strength indicator measures the momentum of buying and selling over a period of time, usually set to ten days.

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Risk management

The key components to a solid risk management strategy comprise patience, composure under pressure and deep study of your chosen market and assets.

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Risk management

Leverage and margin

Leveraged trading allows you to use the funds in your account to generate larger profits than your initial investment.

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Risk management
Order types

By getting to know the different types of orders, you can implement a disciplined strategy that suits your trading style.

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How to use stop-loss orders in forex trading

Successful traders put in place a solid risk management strategy and this starts with using stop-loss orders.

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Popular trading topics

Trading basics for the aspiring trader. From how pips work to understanding price action, chart pattern recognition and more.