Market guides

Learn more about the diverse markets available to trade with our handy guides.

What is forex trading?

Get clued in on the most liquid market in the world, with over $5 trillion in daily trading volume.
Forex trading guide

What is shares trading?

Whether it's FAANG+ giants or fresh IPOs, learn why shares trading is so popular, and how to start.
Shares trading guide

What is commodity trading?

Find out why gold, oil and other key commodities are some of the most-traded assets globally.
Commodity trading guide

What is indices trading?

Discover more about the biggest indices comprising the world’s foremost listed companies.
Indices trading guide

What is gold trading?

Boost your knowledge on gold as a precious metal, store of value and high-profile risk-off asset.
Gold trading guide

What is oil trading?

Tap into the dynamics of the “black gold” market with key insight on WTI and Brent Crude Oil.
Oil trading guide

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