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Forex, also known as foreign exchange or FX trading, is the conversion of one currency into another. It is one of the most actively traded markets in the world, with an average daily trading volume of $5 trillion. Take a closer look at everything you’ll need to know about forex, including what it is, how you trade it and how leverage in forex works.
Find out how the markets operate – and how you can capitalise on their movements – with IG Academy’s interactive course.
There's no minimum balance required to open an account, it takes less than five minutes, and there’s no obligation to fund or trade.
Take a look at our list of financial terms that can help you understand trading and the markets
Be aware of the risks associated with forex trading and understand how IG supports you in managing them
Discover the different platforms that you can trade forex with IG