Currency trading is one of the most attractive markets for both new and experienced traders. Some investment management firms also have more speculative specialist currency overlay operations, which manage clients' currency exposures with the aim of generating profits as well as limiting risk. While the number of this type of specialist firms is quite small, many have a large value of assets under management and can therefore generate large trades.
It is estimated that in the UK, 14% of currency transfers/payments are made via Foreign Exchange Companies. 70 These companies' selling point is usually that they will offer better exchange rates or cheaper payments than the customer's bank. 71 These companies differ from Money Transfer/Remittance Companies in that they generally offer higher-value services. The volume of transactions done through Foreign Exchange Companies in India amounts to about USD 2 billion 72 per day This does not compete favorably with any well developed foreign exchange market of international repute, but with the entry of online Foreign Exchange Companies the market is steadily growing Around 25% of currency transfers/payments in India are made via non-bank Foreign Exchange Companies. 73 Most of these companies use the USP of better exchange rates than the banks. They are regulated by FEDAI and any transaction in foreign Exchange is governed by the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA).
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Implement your unique trading strategies with access to both simple and more advanced order types. Combine orders like Market, Limit, Stop or Trailing Stop with OCO (One-Cancels-the-Other) and �If done' capabilities and various order placement requirements.
Because of the vast size of the global FOREX market and its non-centralized nature, there is no chance whatsoever for disruptions caused by insider trading. There is less chance for fraud in the FOREX than in any other investment market. Best of all forex can never become zero but stocks can become zero and majority of the options expire worthless.