What Is Forex Trading

Foreign exchange, more commonly known as Forex or FX, relates to buying and selling currencies with the purpose of making a profit off the changes in the exchange rate. The FX market is one of the largest financial markets in the world, with over $5 Trillion traded daily. Thus, such a high volume of trading activity ensures high liquidity. This is the reason why the market attracts a lot of traders, both beginners and experts alike.

Start Trading Forex with AC Markets

Trading Forex with AC Markets is easy. Create an account, add your funds and trade securely using our trading platform.

Trade with confidence knowing that the AC Markets team is here to provide you with the best experience. We offer competitive rates, fast execution and a friendly team to talk to.

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Learn more about our trading rules

Contract Standard Account Platinum Account
A minimum lot of orders issued each time 0.01 lot
A maximum lot of orders issued each time (include position and limit/stop orders) 100 lots
Contract size 1 lot = 100000 base currency
Spread floating spreads
Commission free
Overnight interest Clients may receive or pay overnight interest. Please refer to the rates offered by interbank.
Maximum leverage 200:1 200:1
Initial margin (per lot) 0.5% of the opening position 1% of the opening position
Margin closeout (per lot) 20% of the initial margin
Trading hours (AEDT) [1] Summer time: Monday 08:05 AM - Saturday 07:55 AM Winter time: Monday 08:05 AM - Saturday 07:55 AM

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