Forex trading is fast becoming one of the favorite profitable pastime of both professional and novice traders. Who can blame them? Forex trading, particularly online forex trading has made trading of foreign currency more exciting and less complicated. It has presented a lot of appealing trading options such as more available leverage, high liquidity, 24 hour trading accessibility and above all, very low trading costs.
Professional traders are not the only ones that are interested in forex trading, even commercial organizations, especially those that engages in export and import business, also participate in forex trading. They need the currency exposure for their business. However in terms of turnovers, financial institutions still takes the lead. They are the big players and they are consisted of banks, brokers and the likes. Nevertheless any investor is free to engage in forex trading, provided of course that they have the necessary knowledge on how to go about with the trading process.