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Forex

The foreign exchange market («Forex» or «FX») is a decentralized 24-hour market for currencies and precious metals. It is by far the largest market in the world and offers unmatched trading opportunities.

 

 

 

Expand your horizons

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Endless opportunities

Largest financial market in the world – highly liquid, open 24/5

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Trade with leverage

Leverage your investments up to 30:1

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Diversify and hedge risks

Take long or short positions on currency pairs & precious metals

The Swissquote edge
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Trade over 80 crosses including major, minor and emergent currencies

Transparent pricing – Competitive spreads and low margin rates (no hidden commissions or trading fees)

Deep liquidity guaranteed with our network of Tier 1 banks and regional non-bank liquidity providers

Flexible transaction sizes – Micro, mini and standard lots are available for all platforms

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Available markets

Currency Pairs

Explore one of the most extensive offers of currencies worldwide.
We offer access to the most sought-after currency pairs – including everything from major and minor to exotic pairs.
 

MajorsMinimum spreads (pips)Margin requirements
Standard
1K EUR
Premium
5K EUR
Prime
50K EUR
EUR/USD1.51.00.83.33%
USD/JPY1.41.20.93.33%
GBP/USD1.51.00.83.33%
USD/CHF1.41.20.93.33%
USD/CAD1.51.21.03.33%
AUD/USD1.31.00.85%
NZD/USD1.51.20.95%

 

MinorsMinimum spreads (pips)Margin requirements
Standard
1K EUR
Premium
5K EUR
Prime
50K EUR
EUR/GBP1.51.20.93.33%
EUR/AUD1.81.51.35%
GBP/JPY1.81.51.33.33%
NZD/JPY1.51.20.95%
GBP/CAD1.81.51.33.33%
AUD/USD1.31.00.85%
EUR/CHF1.51.20.93.33%
EUR/JPY1.51.20.93.33%

 

ExoticsMinimum spreads (pips)Margin requirements
Standard
1K EUR
Premium
5K EUR
Prime
50K EUR
USD/CNH12.110.16.15%
USD/TRY4.62.32.320%
USD/MXN23.313.312.55%
USD/NOK13.712.710.75%
USD/SEK1413115%
USD/RUB6636365%
EUR/CHF1.51.20.93.33%
USD/ZAR4212125%

Precious Metals

Trade Gold (XAU), Silver (XAG), Platinum (XPT) and Palladium (XPD) against the main currencies.
Precious metals offer insights into economic health and are often viewed as a safe haven during times of economic or political uncertainty.
 

SymbolsMinimum spreads (points)Margin requirements
Standard
1K EUR
Premium
5K EUR
Prime
50K EUR
XAUUSD0.260.230.235%
XPDUSD1.331.31.310%
XPTUSD2.532.52.510%
XAGUSD1.201.101.1010%

 

To see trading conditions on all asset classes:

 Download Forex Product Guide

Popular strategies

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Scalping
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Open and close positions many times in a day and hold them only for a few seconds to profit off smallest price movements.

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Day trading
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Open and close your positions within one trading day to capitalize on small price movements.

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Swing trading
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Take trades that last longer than one trading day to capture gains from anticipated price movements.

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Product Guide
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A complete summary of all Swissquote Forex and CFD products with their corresponding trading conditions.

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Trading Conditions
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Our commitment to you: fair dealing and price execution. All trading costs are included in the spreads – no hidden fees.
 

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Forex Education
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Need to brush up on your Forex knowledge? Our education section will get you up to speed in no time!
 

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