Forex Market Structure

Forex Market Structure and Players – Where Do You Fit In?

Who are the Forex Market Players?

Forex Market Players

The forex market is a decentralized market, but the quotes are fair due to the fierce competition. ┬áThe spreads get tighter the higher up you go in the forex market structure–and eventually, there is no spread.


Market Structure

  • Major Banks
  • Reuters Platform / EBS
  • Medium and Small Banks
  • Retail Market Makers / ECNs, Hedge Funds, Commercial Companies
  • Retail Traders (YOU are here!)

Players

  • Interbank Market
  • Large Commercial Companies
  • Governments / Central Banks
  • Speculators (YOU are here!)

Forex Market Structure

Just be aware that it’s a dangerous arena you enter and if you are not careful, you will get slaughtered (not literally, but your bank account could).

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