Forex trading

By name, by nature. FOREX.com made its name by helping traders take advantage of the world’s most traded market where over $5 trillion worth of trades occur every day.
Forex explained
What is forex?
Forex trading has grown ever more popular with retail traders like you. But what is forex and how do you trade it?
Why trade forex?
Overflowing with opportunities, 24-hour and no commissions – see why forex is the most traded market in the world.
How to trade forex
Want to know what a forex trade looks like? This section details how to place a forex trade on our platform.

Market-leading pricing

Market-leading pricing

Trading tools
We offer sophisticated trading tools, competitive spreads and exceptional execution quality on over 80 currency pairs.
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Currency Converter
Calculate the foreign exchange rates of major FX currency pairs using our free currency converter.
Margin pip calculator by FOREX.com
Margin pip calculator by FOREX.com
Margin PIP calculator
Use our free pip value calculator to estimate your potential profits or losses before you start trading a currency pair.

Award-winning mobile apps

Designed for instant control wherever you are, enjoy one-tap trading, intelligent buy/sell signals and a customisable layout to suit your trading style.
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Frequently asked questions

How does FOREX.com make money?

Our main source of revenue comes from the market spread. In effect, you pay a little more for the buy price, and receive a little less for the sell price. For example, if EUR/USD is trading in the market at 1.2164, our 1-point spread means it would have a buy price of 1.21645 and a sell price of 1.21635.

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When is the forex market open for trading?

You can trade forex on FOREX.com 24 hours a day, five days a week. The foreign exchange markets are worldwide and follow a 24-hour global timetable, opening Monday morning in Sydney, Australia, and closing on Friday evening in New York.

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What are the margin requirements?

Margin requirements for forex vary by currency pair, but range from 3.33% (major pairs) to 30% (minor and exotic pairs). You can find out the specific margin of each instrument in its Market Information Sheet on the FOREX.com desktop platform, and you can calculate the required margin before placing a trade.

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Why trade FX with FOREX.com?
A lot can happen in 20 years. But throughout that time we’ve remained steadfast, providing traders with the stability and opportunities they need to make their mark on the financial markets.
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Reliable, consistent trade execution 
Peace of mind that your trades are executed swiftly, with a 99.99%* execution rate of less than a second.
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Exceptionally capable trading platforms 
Enjoy a suite of powerful platforms and get the popular charting program TradingView for free. 
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Global market leader
We have over 21 years’ experience helping traders achieve their goals.
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Part of the StoneX Group
As part of a NASDAQ-listed company, we’ve got financial strength and security you can depend on.
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