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Japan and China to launch yuan and yen direct trading

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Japan and China said Tuesday they will start direct currency trading this week, marking the first time Beijing has let a major unit other than the dollar swap with the yuan. The move, which will scrap the US currency as an intermediary unit, comes as China introduces measures as part of a long-term goal to internationalise its currency, Currency Exchange Toronto and rival the dollar as the world’s benchmark. The yuan-yen trade — part of a wider deal reached last year between Beijing and Tokyo to forge closer ties — will also be allowed to move in a wider range than the narrow band at which the dollar and yuan change hands, Dow Jones Newswires and the Nikkei business daily reported. Continue reading

What is Forex or Forex market?

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The Foreign Exchange market (also referred to as the Forex or FX market) is the largest financial market in the world, with over $1.5 trillion changing hands every day. That is larger than all US equity and Treasury markets combined. Unlike other financial markets that operate at a centralized location (i.e. stock exchange), the worldwide Forex market has no central location. It is a global electronic network of banks, financial institutions and individual traders, all involved in the buying and selling of national currencies. Continue reading