Foreign Exchange Trading


Definition: Foreign Exchange Trading is the activity of buying and selling international currencies by a wide range of different types of buyers and sellers.
FET supports international trade and investment by enabling currency conversion. For example a business in the US can import goods from Japan and pay in Yens, even though its income is in Dollars. FET also supports direct speculation in the value of currencies and also carry trade, speculation based on the interest rate differential between two currencies.



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