FOREX or Foreign Exchange market is the world largest financial market, where currency of one country is exchanged with another country through currency exchange rate system. Trader’s purpose is to get the profit as the result of foreign currencies purchase and sale. From latest assessment, Forex trading daily constitution is approximately average from 1.5 trillion to 2.5 trillion. . The free-floating of currencies being in the market turnover are determined by the supply and demand.
There are many countries in world; so results different currency pairs. Among all of them, these are the popular in currency trading:
EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, EUR/CHF, AUD/USD, USD/CAD, NZD/USD, EUR/GBP, EUR/JPY, GBP/JPY, CHF/JPY, GBP/CHF, EUR/AUD, EUR/CAD, AUD/CAD, AUD/JPY, CAD/JPY, NZD/JPY, GBP/AUD, AUD/NZD
Five Major Currencies are:
U.S dollar - The United States dollar is the world's main currency – an universal measure to evaluate any other currency traded on Forex.
Euro- Euro was designed to become the premier currency in trading by simply being quoted in American terms.
Japanese Yen- The Japanese yen is the third most traded currency in the world; it has a much smaller international presence than the U.S. dollar or the euro.
British Pound - Until the end of World War II, the pound was the currency of reference. The currency is heavily traded against the euro and the U.S. dollar, but has a spotty presence against other currencies.
Swiss Franc - Swiss franc is the only currency of a major European country that belongs neither to the European Monetary Union nor to the G-7 countries.
To have a well focusing, you have to concentrate on less than 5 currency pairs( preferred the U.S. cross-currency pairs.)
Some traders see forex as a business, and some see it as a fortune. And even some traders think forex is an art.