Trader's Glossary

Institutional Trader

A hedge fund, life insurance company, multinational corporation or any other entity that controls huge pools of capital and trades currencies on a large scale, thereby having the ability to influence the market with its trading activities.
Did you know?

Papyri PCZ I 59021, which dates back to 259/8 B.C., shows the exchange of coinage in ancient Egypt.

Word of the day
"Risk Capital" - The capital that a trader can invest without being significantly affected in the event of loss.
Pro Tip

Always check transaction costs before opening an account (and keep in mind that cheap rates are no guarantee of reliability).