A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W
Back office - Stands for, settlement and related processes.
Backwardation - Is a term referring to, the amount that the spot price exceeds the forward price.
Balance of Payments - The ("balance of payments") is a systematic record of the economic transactions during a given period for a country.
(1) The term is often used to mean either: (A) balance of payments on "current account" or (B) the current account plus certain long-term capital movements.
(2) The combination of the trade balance, current balance, capital account and invisible balance, which together make up the balance of payments total. Prolonged balance of payment deficits tend to lead to restrictions in capital transfers, and/or decline in currency values.
Band - This word means the range in which a currency is permitted to move. A system used in the ERM.
Bank line - A "bank line" is a line of credit granted by a bank to a customer, also known as a "line."
Bank rate - A "base rate" is the rate at which a central bank is prepared to lend money to its domestic banking system.
Base currency - A "base currency" is the currency in which the operating results of the bank or institution are reported.
Basis - This is the difference between the cash price and futures price.
Basis point - A"basis point" is one percent of one percent.
Basis trading - Is the taking of opposite positions in the cash and futures market with the intention of profiting from favorable movements in the basis.
Basket - Is the word used to talk about a group of currencies normally used to manage the exchange rate of a currency. This is sometimes referred to as a unit of account.
Bear market - A "bear market" is a prolonged period of generally falling prices.
Bear - Is the word given to an investor who believes that prices are going to fall.
Bid - This is the price at which a buyer has offered to purchase the currency or instrument.
Book - "Book" is the summary of currency positions held by a dealer, desk, or room. A total of the assets and liabilities. If the average maturity of the book is less than that of the assets, the bank is said to be running a short and open book.
Passing the Book - "Passing the Book" usually refers to the transferring of the trading of the bank's positions to another office at the close of the day, e.g. from London to New York.
Bretton Woods - This was the place where the conference, which in 1944, gave rise to the establishment of the post-war foreign exchange system that remained intact until the early 1970s. This conference resulted in the formation of the IMF. The system fixed currencies in a fixed exchange rate system with 1% fluctuations of the currency to gold or the dollar.
Broker - A "broker" is an agent, who executes orders to buy and sell currencies and related instruments either for a commission or on a spread. Brokers are agents working on commission and not principals or agents acting on their own account.
In the foreign exchange market brokers tend to act as intermediaries between banks bringing buyers and sellers together for a commission paid by the initiator or by both parties. There are four or five major global brokers operating through subsidiaries, affiliates, and partners in many countries.
Bull market - A "bull market" is a prolonged period of generally rising prices.
Bull - Is the word given to an investor who believes that prices are going to rise.
Bundesbank - The German Central Bank, or the Central Bank of Germany
Buying Rate - The "buying rate" is the rate at which the market and a market maker in particular are willing to buy the currency. This is sometimes called a bid rate.
ProfitiX is a financial services and brokerage company providing top-quality trading conditions and services, with ultra-fast execution on the MetaTrader5 platform, fund security, and a wide-ranging choice of trading instruments.
We offer high...
Regulation: ProfitiX information
Olymp Trade is an international online trading platform that has offered its services since 2014. The “Olymp Trade” brand belongs to Smartex International Ltd., which is registered in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The company has 20...
Regulation: IFCOlymp Trade information
easyMarkets is an award winning online forex and CFDs broker providing access to more than 300 global markets to clients from over 160 countries. The Company was established in 2001 as easy-forex and is headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus with...
Regulation: CySEC, MiFID, ASICeasyMarkets information
The FXTM brand was launched in 2011, with a unique vision to provide unparalleled trading conditions and all-encompassing educational tools for clients in the forex industry.
In the course of just a few years, FXTM has firmly established itself...
Regulation: CySEC, FCA, IFSCFXTM information
HotForex is an award winning forex and commodities broker, providing trading services and facilities to both retail and institutional clients. Through its policy of providing the best possible trading conditions to its clients and allowing both...
Regulation: CySEC, FSC, FSB, FCA, BaFin, DFSAHotForex information
Regulated by ASIC, FP Markets is an Australian global CFD and Forex provider established in 2005. The company’s vision was to create a one-stop destination where traders could access a full suite of trading products. The convenience of being...
Regulation: ASICFP Markets information
FxPro has been operating since 2006. For 12 active years, it confidently became one of the world's leading Forex and CFD broker. An impressive list of more than 60 international awards is constantly being updated, and the number of loyal...
Regulation: CySEC, FCA, FSB, DFSA, SCBFxPro information
Grand Capital - one of the oldest international brokerage firms. Since 2006, provides traders convenient online services for trading on Forex. GC is leader in the field of binary options and derivatives trading (CFD). Actually, GC is the first...
Regulation: CRFIN, KROUFRGrand Capital information
Brokerage company HQBroker shift online trading to more qualitative level with the help of professional analysts. Although company was founded in 2017 at this moment it offers advanced trading solutions and state-of-the-art environment for every...
Regulation: not regulatedHQBroker information