If you're new to forex trading, you'll come across a number of terms and definitions that you may be unfamiliar with.
So what are the key terms you need to know?
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Trading contracts for difference (CFDs) gives you an opportunity to profit from the movements of share prices.
Not only can you make money from shares rising in value, you can also profit when they fall in value.
To do this, you trade on margin. To open a trade, you need to put down an initial margin.
So what exactly is the initial margin? And how does it work in practise?
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Like other derivatives, you trade on margin with spread trading.
So what exactly is the margin? How does it work? And what effect does it have on your trading?
Read on to find out…
The ins and outs of the margin
The margin is the deposit your spread trading company needs you to put down to open a trade. Depending on what you trade, the margin can be anything from 10% to 25% of you... ››› more
In South Africa, you have two options open to you to trade currencies: Currency futures or spread trading. Use currency futures when you want to trade the rand against another currency. And use spread trading when you want to trade major currencies excluding the rand. So how do currency futures work? Let's take a closer look with the help of an example of a long trade…
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