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FX as substitute for traditional investment options

Currencies have long been regarded as the black-sheep of the modern investment arena. This is largely due to volatile nature nature of currencies and the leverage - up to 400:1 available when trading this product. 

Forex trading does however represent significant advantages when compared to traditional equity derivative investment products. Firstly - liquidity. With currency markets open 24 hours per day and a magnitude of active traders participating - Forex market liquidity is unparalleled.Secondly - true price action. No other investment product reflects market expectation and assessment as accurately as the Forex market.Thirdly - ability to change direction quickly.and finally - utilising leverage to adapt to current market situations by increasing leverage on winning trades and taking risk off the table in a lowing situation.