So you have found the Forex Market, now what?

There are many currency pairs to trade and profit from the Forex market, however these are the ones with most liquidity and classified as the ‘major currencies’:Forex Market

USD – US Dollar

GBP – Great British Pound

EUR – Eurozone Euro

JPY – Japanese Yen

CHF – Swiss Franc

CAD – Canadian Dollar

AUD – Australian Dollar

The above currencies aprt from the USD are most commonly paired against the US Dollar when trading the Forex market. A Cross Currency refers to currency pairngs which doesn’t include the USD. Cross currenciessimplify the process of exchanging currency without any need to firstly convert it into USD.

In the Forex market the base currency refers to the first currency quoted in any currency pairs. Take GBP/USD currency pair for an example, the Great Britain Pound is the base currency and the U.S. dollar is the quote currency. The price represents how much of the quote currency is needed for you to get one unit of the base currency.

So that gives you a little more information as you trade the Forex market. Start off by getting to know one Forex pair first, possibly the GBP/USD or  EUR/USD and see how you go!