Frequently asked questions
What is Forex trading?
Forex, also known as the foreign exchange market or FX market, is the world's most traded market, with a $5.1 trillion turnover per day. In simple words, Forex trading is the process of converting one country's currency into the currency of another country, aiming to make a profit from the changes in its value.
How to start trading?
If you are 18+ years old, you can join FBS and begin your FX journey. To trade, you need a brokerage account and sufficient knowledge on how assets behave in the financial markets. Start with studying the basics with our free educational materials and creating an FBS account. You may want to test the environment with virtual money with a Demo account. Once you are ready, enter the real market and trade to succeed.
What is ECN trading?
ECN stands for Electronic Communication Network. Brokers that use it offer constant communication between traders and liquidity providers without interfering in their negotiations and agreements. There are various advantages of ECN trading, such as higher bid and lower ask prices, tighter spreads, direct trading, and immediate trade executions.
How to open an FBS account?
Click the ‘Open account’ button on our website and proceed to the Personal Area. Before you can start trading, pass a profile verification. Confirm your email and phone number, get your ID verified. This procedure guarantees the safety of your funds and identity. Once you are done with all the checks, go to the preferred trading platform, and start trading.
What trading account should I choose?
FBS offers various account types designed to meet your needs, including Cent, Micro, Standard, Zero Spread, and ECN accounts with unique trading conditions. For newbies who have no trading experience, we recommend opening a Demo account first, and only after that a Micro or Cent account. For those who are not the first day in trading, we advise opening a Standard account – a classic one. And for real professionals, we suggest a Zero Spread account or ECN account.