What is Forex and Forex Trading?

Forex or FX, is a marketplace where two matched currencies are traded for one another – called a currency pair. Forex can fluctuate on the basis of one currency (e.g., British Pound GBP) becoming stronger or weaker in respect to another currency (e.g., United States Dollars USD). Forex trading involves trading on the basis of such fluctuation.

The Forex market is the largest financial market, with a global turnover of over $5.3 trillion a day. FP markets offers traders access to global forex markets through it’s MetaTrader 4 Platform with superior execution and spreads from as little as 0.0 pips.

Forex trading is typically made available through a forex broker. It’s important to use an established and reputable broker for all your trading activities. FP Markets is an established global award winning CFD and Forex provider with over 12 years industry experience.

Benefits of Forex Trading

Trading forex with FP Markets gives you access to forex trading tools, forex educational material and trading platforms with significant trading benefits that can help create trading opportunities across this highly liquid market.

FP Markets FX Spreads

True ECN Forex Spreads From 0.0 Pips

FP Markets provides traders with some of the tightest interbank spreads in the industry starting as low as 0.0 pips on the majors. Our liquidity is sourced from multiple bank and non bank liquidity providers who provide our clients with deep top of book pricing. This combined with tight spreads in a low latency trade environment makes FP Markets the ideal choice for active traders around the world.

Currency Pairs
AUDCAD EURAUD EURSGD GBPSEK USDCHF
AUDCHF EURCAD EURTRY GBPSGD USDCNH
AUDJPY EURCHF EURUSD GBPUSD USDJPY
AUDNZD EURGBP EURZAR NZDCAD USDNOK
AUDSGD EURJPY GBPAUD NZDCHF USDPLN
AUDUSD EURNOK GBPCAD NZDJPY USDSEK
CADCHF EURNZD GBPCHF NZDSGD USDSGD
CADJPY EURPLN GBPJPY NZDUSD USDTRY
CHFJPY EURSEK GBPNZD USDCAD USDZAR
Metals & Commodities
Symbol Product Description Product Type
XAUUSD Gold vs US Dollar Metals
XAUAUD Gold vs Australian Dollar Metals
XAGUSD Silver vs US Dollar Metals
XAGAUD Silver vs Australian Dollar Metals
WTI West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil Commodity
Indices
Symbol Product Description Product Type
AUS200 Australia 200 index Cash Index
UK100 UK100 Index Cash Index
STOXX50 Euro 50 Index Cash Index
JP225 Japan 225 Index Cash Index
GER30 German 30 Index Cash Index
US500 US 500 Index Cash Index
DJ30 US Dow Jones Index Cash Index
NAS100 US Nasdaq Index Cash Index
HK50 Hong Kong Index Cash Index
FRA40 CAC 40 Cash Index Index
SPA35 Spain 35 Index Cash Index

How to Trade Forex with FP Markets

Put the power of Metatrader 4 (MT4) in your hands. The world’s most popular platform*

Metatrader 4 (MT4)

There’s a reason why Metatrader 4 (MT4) is the most widely used platform for Forex trading and FP Markets’ Metatrader 4 platform is right at the top. Our MT4 platform supports advanced charting and includes built-in technical indicators, allowing you to make better informed trading decisions. Take advantage of the MQL4 network and use any EA to automate your trading. Our MT4 supports Windows and Mac as well as a large range of mobile and tablet devices to allow you take you trading with you.

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FP Markets forex trading accounts

Just starting out or an experienced trader, there’s an account for you

Standard

Why choose our MT4 Standard Account?

  • No Commissions
    Never get charged commissions on your trades.
  • Small Opening Balance
    Get started with as little as $200AUD.
  • Lighting Fast Executions
    Trade over a fiber optic connection to a dedicated NY4 facility high end server.
  • Tight Spreads
    Trade with spreads from as little as 1.0 Pips.
  • Flexible Leverage
    Multiple account options with leverage as high as 500:1.
  • Access 60+ Products
    Access a huge range of products across Forex, Commodities and indices.
ECN Raw

One True ECN Raw Account. The experts choice.

  • Low Commissions
    Trade form only $3.50 per lot.
  • Low Starting Balance
    Only AUD $1000 to start trading.
  • Fast Execution Speed
    Fast execution speed over dedicated fiber optic links to NY4.
  • Tighter Spreads
    Spreads form as little as 0.0 Pips.
  • Flexible Leverage
    Multiple account options with leverage as high as 500:1.
  • Many Trading Options
    Access 50% products across Forex, Commodities and Indices.

Forex Accounts

Choose a package that’s tailored to you
  Standard ECN RAW
Minimum Opening Balance $ 200 AUD or equivalant $ 1000 AUD or equivalent
Spreads From 1.0 pips From 0.0 pips
Instruments 50+ FX pairs, metals, Indices, Commodities 50+ FX pairs, metals, Indices, Commodities
Maximum Leverage 500:1 500:1
Execution STP-Pricing ECN-Pricing
Commission per Lot Zero AUD $3.5 per 100,000
Minimum Trade Size 0.01 Lot 0.01 Lot
EA’s Yes Yes
Mobile App Yes Yes
VPS Available Yes Yes

Our Funding Options

Fund and start trading at anytime from across the globe