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Secret Forex Trading Hours Revealed - Infographic

FOREX MARKET HOURS UNDERSTANDING THE TRADING SESSIONS OF THE BIGGEST GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET The Forex Market is the largest financial market on the planet in term of the value of transactions that take place with in excess of 4 trillion US dollars being exchanged each day. The foreign exchange market(FOREX) lacks a single static exchange. Instead it is made up of a network of electronically interlinked banks and computerized exchange. These are helping to facilitate trading around the clock. Transactions can be conducted anytime 24 hours per day during the trading week. |ΚΕY SESSION 4 Peak trading activity is however defined by the trading times of the regional financial markets. Each day is divided into four distinct trading sessions. There are linked with the opening hours of the major financial exchanges of each region. GLOBAL TRADINGHOURS 0:00 - 09:00 13:00 - 22:00 08:00 - 17:00 AK: 22:00 - 07:00 FOREX MARKET SESSIONS 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 8 9 100 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 LONDON NEW YORK PACIFIC ASIA Trading sessions often overlap. these times the volume of currency transactions increase raising market volatility. An example of this is when the US markets open midway through the London session. TRADING SESSIONS CHARACTERISTICS The London Forex trading session is generally regarded as one of the most important of the day. £ LONDON SESSIONS It is the busiest session as it also encompasses the opening of the European markets. It sees the largest volume of any session. The New York session is the second busiest session in terms of volume of transactions. It opens NEW YORK SESSIONS Ş midway though the London trading hours. It is at this point when both volatility and trading volume normally peak. The Pacific session has become increasingly important in recent years. The majority of trading S PACIFIC SESSIONS during this time centers on the Australian Dollar and New Zealand dollar. It overlaps with the Asian session. The Asian session starts with the opening of the Tokyo financial markets and sees heavy focus ASIAN SESSIONS on the Yen. MOST TRADEDGLOBAL CURRENCY BY VOLUME MAJOR CURRENCIES USD The dominant currency traded is the US dollar which is involved in over 84.9% of all traded transactions. YEN GBP AUD 76 CHF 64 CAD Sa The Euro, Yen and the British Pound take up the next three top spots. These four currencies are referred to as the Majors' due to the prominence in the majority of currency transactions that take place. HKDI 24 SEK I 22 NZD I Other 164 The total percentage of currencies listed mounts to 200% as a result of a currency being brokered on both sides of an exchange transaction. 10 20 30 40 60 90 PLATINUM

Secret Forex Trading Hours Revealed - Infographic

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Understanding the Trading Sessions of the biggest global financial market. The retail trader rarely understands the complexity of the market when he/she first starts trading. In a way, it isn’t a su...




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