The daily trading volume of the spot foreign exchange market is as high as 1.4 trillion U.S. dollars, making the foreign exchange market the world's largest financial market with the highest capital liquidity. The size of other financial markets is much inferior compared with the trading volume and the foreign exchange market. If you use a futures market with a daily trading volume of only 300 billion U.S. dollars as an example, you will have a clearer concept of the degree of liquidity of funds. The foreign exchange market is always liquid, and you can trade or stop losses at any time.

High liquidity of funds

The daily trading volume of the spot foreign exchange market is as high as 1.4 trillion U.S. dollars, making the foreign exchange market the world's largest financial market with the highest capital liquidity. The size of other financial markets is much inferior compared with the trading volume and the foreign exchange market. If you use a futures market with a daily trading volume of only 300 billion U.S. dollars as an example, you will have a clearer concept of the degree of liquidity of funds. The foreign exchange market is always liquid, and you can trade or stop losses at any time.

24 hours a day

The foreign exchange market is a 24-hour uninterrupted market. On Sunday at 5 pm Eastern time, foreign exchange trading starts in Sydney, Australia, and then opens in Tokyo, Japan at 7 o’clock, followed by London, England at 2 o’clock in the morning, and finally It's New York, USA at 8 o'clock in the morning.

For investors, no matter when and where any news happens, investors can respond instantly. Investors can also flexibly plan the time of entry or exit.

Compared with the foreign exchange futures market in the United States, such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange or the Philadelphia Exchange, there are certain restrictions on business hours. For the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the business hours are from 8:20 am to 2 pm Eastern Time. Therefore, if any important news from London or Tokyo is not announced during business hours, the next day The opening will become very chaotic.

The quality and speed of the transaction

Each transaction in the futures market has a different transaction date, a different price, or a different contract content. Every futures trader has the following experience. A futures transaction often takes up to half an hour to be completed, and the final transaction price must be very different. Although electronic trading is now assisted and guaranteed to restrict transactions, the transaction of market orders is still quite unstable.

Provides stable quotations and instant transactions. Investors can use real-time market quotations on the online trading platform to make transactions. Even in the busiest market conditions, there is no difference between the market price and the transaction price. In the futures market, the uncertainty of the transaction price is because all orders must be matched through a centralized exchange, which limits the number of traders at the same price, the flow of funds and the total transaction amount. And our real-time quotation system can ensure that all market orders, limit orders or stop loss orders are completely traded.

No commission for foreign exchange transactions

For trading in the futures market, in addition to the spread, investors must also bear additional commissions or handling fees. All financial commodities have a buying price and a selling price, and the difference between the buying and selling prices is defined as the spread, or the cost of the transaction. To this day, because of the lack of transparency, unreasonable spreads in the futures market still exist. Now, investors can use the real-time buying and selling prices displayed on the online trading platform to judge the depth of the market and the true transaction costs. The spread of foreign exchange trading is much lower than that of futures trading, especially after-hours trading, because investors in futures are susceptible to low liquidity and suffer great losses.

Regardless of whether you place an order over the phone or the Internet, there are no commissions or fees for online foreign exchange transactions at FXCM. The structure of storefront transactions in the foreign exchange market cuts the cost of exchange and clearing, thereby reducing transaction costs. In addition, through the technology of the Internet, investors can see the exchange rate of FXCM in real time, which also reduces the cost of exchange, and there is no problem of commission or handling fees. All investors can buy and sell through real-time quotes, and futures only report the last transaction price, which is not applicable to the market price of the transaction, and the real transaction cost is concealed.