Understanding the Market Players In Forex Market

Understanding the Market Players In Forex Market

The Forex market is structured according to the different participants in it. If you have an idea of top to bottom hierarchy of it, you may already know that different major banks have crowded the top part of the pyramid while at the bottom of the pyramid are retail traders. Once you understand this pyramid and know each tiers approach to the trading market, Forex will be clearer to you. You may feel the urge to delve a little deeper to look into who actually participates in the market.

Key Market Players

It necessary for a person to perceive the nature of the spot FX market and the characteristics of the main market players. Until the end of 1990, only players with power could participate in the game of Forex. The initial requisite to participate in the market was that one had to trade only when he could afford a minimum of ten to a hundred million dollars in primary capital.

The picture has changed totally. Forex was intended to be deployed only by bankers and other massive institutions, and absolutely not by the little folks who are now called retail traders.

However, due to the acceleration of the internet, virtual Forex brokers are highly available nowadays to provide different accounts to those small little folks called retail traders.

Let’s learnabout the different market players in Forex.

1.      Super Banks

You must have already known that the Forex market, especially the variation of it called the spot market is decentralized and it is the biggest and widest banks in the world that decides the exchange rates for currencies. Those who have CFD trading experience, must have seen the extreme change in the rate in currency pair’s exchange rate. If not, you can check here and see the dynamic price movement …

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