On this page you can find articles about working on financial markets, written by company specialists and our clients; all experienced traders and investors. A fresh look at the market, stories of success, Forex secrets and more in our articles.

Advantages of Trading Forex

27/03/2016 | Maps IG

There are several advantages of the Forex market over some other types of financial trading.

- Forex market is open 24 hours a day, unlike the regular stock or commodity markets.

- Low Capital Requirements.

- Forex is also one of the most liquid markets: When trading currencies on the spot forex market you have full control of your capital, meaning that you can buy and sell your positions anytime during market open period.

- High Leveraging: In Forex, with a small amount of money, you can control bigger market positions using the leverage or margin trading.

-  Two Way Trading: Forex traders can be profitable in bullish or bearish market conditions, unlike Stock market where the traders need stock prices to rise in order to take a profit, since short-selling is a subject to strict limits in stock exchanges. Forex traders can make a profit during both uptrends and downtrends

- The Forex market can be traded anytime and anywhere. As long as you have access to a computer and internet, you have the ability to trade the Forex market.

How to Improve Your Forex Trading Routine

27/03/2016 | Maps IG

10 Ways to Improve Your Forex Trading Routine :

1. Get at least 7 hours of quality sleep a night

2. Start your day with a healthy breakfast

3. Make exercise a habit

4. Have hobbies / social life (avoid becoming a trading addict)

5. Start your trading day the night or week before

6. Think positive

7. Master your trading strategy

8. Learn to love the discipline of routine

9. Think ‘simple’

10. Get help from other traders