Forex

Why us?

Our account gives you highly competitive spreads across a huge range of global markets and:
  • 200:1 leverage as standard, higher or lower available on application
  • Advanced trading tools free with your account – see our tiered account packages (terms apply)
  • GBP/USD, EUR/USD, USD/JPY from just 0.8 pips
  • Over 120 global currency pairs available
  • MT4 – access this leading global forex platform

Open a Spread Betting, CFD or Forex account and we'll give you up to £250 as a reward bonus (Deposit and trading criteria apply).

Switch to us for one-to-one support and some of the best rates on the market.

New to Forex?

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Forex trading has grown in popularity around the world very quickly, thanks to its fast pace and 24 hour market availability. Forex traders hope to generate a profit by speculating on the movement of one currency against another. We’ll walk you through how to trade with information videos, or you can download our comprehensive guides.

Learn to trade

Alison Bell

Our video guides will introduce you to the fundamentals of trading forex. We’ll help you build your knowledge so you can trade on currency pairs with confidence. Or you can download our comprehensive guides.

Market Data

MT4 has arrived

MT4 has quickly become one of the most popular ways to trade forex. This powerful trading system gives you access to hundreds of Expert Advisors trading strategies (EAs). You can back-test, modify and even set them up to trade automatically for you. Combine this with all the benefits of your Interactive Markets account and you can expect a trading experience perfectly suited to forex.

Trading on Web and Desktop

Trade on our professional web-based interface or download our powerful desktop application for a trading environment you can tailor to suit your needs.

Mobile Trading

Trade whenever and wherever you are with our mobile apps.

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Tools

Whatever type of trader you are, we have the tools you need to support you.

Foresight A.I. AutoChartist

Trading Central - get the technical support, research and strategies you need from a leading provider - for free

Autochartist - helps you automatically detect chart patterns you might have missed.

Autochartist Trade Ideas - identifies potential Forex trades for you to make.

Foresight-A.I.TM - gives you an indication of which direction the market may move.

What you can trade

Our superior platform offers you global access to global currencies.

See our MIS page for the full range of tradable instruments and our charges in full.

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Risk Warning: Our services include products that are traded on margin and carry a risk that you can lose more than your initial deposit. The products may not be suitable for everyone - please ensure you fully understand the risks involved.

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Client accounts are fully segregated from the firm’s money by GAIN Capital – FOREX.com UK Ltd. Interactive Markets is a trading name of GAIN Capital – FOREX.com UK Ltd. Both Interactive Investor and GAIN Capital – FOREX.com UK Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Forex news

MARKET OVERVIEW AT THE LONDON CLOSE

Heading into the London close/New York afternoon session on Friday has seen markets continue to trade in a volatile environment following a number economic data releases, with the most notable event being a scheduled address from the Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen whom didn’t really offer any new policy rhetoric, which has resulted in a muted response by the US dollar pair and a bullish move in equities.

AFTERNOON MARKET OVERVIEW

Heading into the London afternoon/New York open session on Friday sees the release of numerous US-specific economic data releases, with the most notable event being a scheduled address from the Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen at 13:30 GMT.

Elsewhere sees the release of its Building Permits, which are expected to show a mild increase in its surplus increasing to 1.029m, up from its previous level of 1.003m month on month.

Building Permits measures the change in the number of new building permits issued by the government.

MARKET OVERVIEW AT THE LONDON OPEN

Euro pairs are trading in a lower trend against the majority of its major counterparts at the London open, which sees the release of Spain’s Trade Balance data, which is expected to see a widening in its deficit to -2.40bn from its previous level of -1.82bn month on month.

The Trade Balance index measures the difference in worth between exported and imported goods (exports minus imports). This is the largest component of a country's balance of payments. Export data can give reflection on Spain's growth.

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Interactive Markets is a trading name of GAIN Capital - FOREX.com UK Limited and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA No. 190864.