CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
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Over-The-Counter (OTC)

Looking for a over-the-counter definition? Over-the-counter, also referred to as OTC and off exchange trading, is a particular type of security that isn't traded on a formal exchange, like the New York Stock Exchange or the NYSE MKT (formerly...

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Currency

A currency is a form of money, usually issued by the public authorities in a particular jurisdiction. It performs three functions – it is a unit of account, a store of value and a medium of exchange. It is able to do so because firms...

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