Specifics of Forex Market

Date: August 14, 2017

– High sensitivity to government policies, especially central bank decisions. The central bank usually step in to help restore order in the market in the event of excessive currency rate volatility.
– High sensitivity to macroeconomic indicators, focusing on big pictures of certain country, ignoring details about specific stocks and industry. The skills to interpret macroeconomic news are sophisticated.
– High volatility than equity market (because of margin trading), 24 hours running make it hard to monitor real time price quote.
– Retail investors are high recommended not to take excessive risk in FX market.