The foreign exchange market—or forex for short—is the buying and selling of currencies, and it’s one of the fastest growing markets in the world. Forex trading works much like it does with stock trading; you buy low and sell high. You can trade forex conveniently online 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. Plus, you can buy and sell at any time, in bull markets and in bear markets. Forex is the world’s most traded market, with an average turnover in excess of US$5 trillion per day.
Here’s an Infographic explaining basics of Forex Trading: