Online forex trading is now one of the most popular professions across the world; especially among youngsters. There are many reasons for this high popularity.

  • Online Trades: most of the forex trades are executed online. So traders can trade with convenience of their home or office. Also youngsters tend to prefer making money online to traditional methods.
  • Sophisticated trading systems: the advancement in information technology have greatly facilitated forex trades.
  • Better suitable for newbie traders: with advanced trading systems, comparative simplicity of price movements and technical analysis tools, forex trading offer much more profitability than most other financial instruments.
  • Small accounts and high leverage: forex trading does not require high upfront investments like stock, bond or commodity trading. Also high leverage allows traders to take large position sizes for small investments.
  • Trading anytime: online forex trading has no centralized exchanges, geographical limits or intraday trading breaks other than on weekends. This offer great flexibility to traders.
  • The involvement of central banks: most of the high volume trades in the forex market is carried out in inter-bank market and central banks of different countries actively intervene in the market to keep the currency exchange rates at optimum levels. This offer traders some insights on currency price movements.

This article is written for Orient Financial Brokers, the leading online forex broker in UAE and in middle-east.