Base Currency

Trading Basics

Base Currency

The first currency quoted in a forex pair.

Other Trading Basics

After-Hours Dealing

After-hours trading involves buying or selling securities outside of specified trading hours.

However, trading after hours may offer less liquidity, as fewer traders are operating at these times and spread betting firms may offer wider spreads as fluctuations can occur during these times.

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Commodities

A commodity is a basic good where the quality of the product won’t differ depending on where it’s sourced.

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