The foreign exchange or the forex market is accepted as the most active and liquid financial markets in the world. Global daily forex turnover is estimated to be over $1.2 trillion with over half of this being transacted in HY Investment's home market of London.
The spot forex market is an over-the-counter market and is different from exchange-traded products because it has no physical location or central exchange. Foreign exchange trading takes place in the world major financial trading centers with the main centers being London, New York and Tokyo.
Trading hours are rarely restricted and prices are typically available in the major currency pairs almost without interruption during the working week. This liquidity and frequent volatility makes the trading of currencies an attractive investment opportunity for the experienced market participant.