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How do we keep our spreads low?

With Axi you’ll keep your trading costs low with competitive spreads across a wide range of currencies, commodities and indices. We always ensure they are among the most competitive available.

In a decade of business, Axi has established an extensive network of tier one prime brokers and  liquidity providers; global banks and financial institutions. Working with these trusted sources we have access  to a wider pool of liquidity that allows us to retain consistently low spreads and pass them on to our clients.

We deliver this best spread pricing to our clients through investments in technology. With a world-class pricing engine and a global network of servers we’re able to electronically aggregate real-time prices from our liquidity providers and identify the best available bid and offer.

As a result, our pricing will reflect even the smallest price changes in near to real-time, for every global currency pair, bringing you as close as possible to institutional-grade pricing.

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What is spread in forex?

In forex trading, currency pairs are the instruments that are analysed and traded. The currency pairs are always shown against two prices – the bid (sell) and the ask (buy) price – and the difference between these two numbers is called the spread.

There are different factors that influence the size of the spread, such as the currency pair being traded, the size of the trade, how volatile that pair is and the provider you are trading with.

Frequently Asked Questions

The spread in CFD trading is typically measured in "pips," which stands for "percentage in point" or "price interest point." A pip is the smallest unit of price movement in a currency pair, and it represents a one-digit move in the fourth decimal place of the exchange rate. For example, if the EUR/USD exchange rate moves from 1.1234 to 1.1235, this is a one-pip move.

More widely traded currency pairs, like the forex majors (see above), have much smaller spreads due to the high volume of trades happening in the market. Exotic currency pairs will see higher spreads because their volume of trading is much lower.

The price of forex spreads can fluctuate throughout the day so traders need to be aware of the things that can influence them. The most common factors include market news, liquidity and volatility.

A simple way to stay up to date on market news and major economic events is the economic calendar.  Being aware of important news updates hours or days before they happen can help with your decision-making and finding the best spreads available.

Major currency pairs have the highest trading volume on a daily basis. These pairs usually have very narrow spreads as they are traded 24 hours a day and are highly liquid. Examples of major currency pairs include EUR/USD, USD/JPY and GBP/USD.

Minor currency pairs, or ‘crosses’ as they are sometimes called, are pairings that don't include the US dollar and are traded much less frequently then the majors. Examples of minor currency pairs include EUR/AUD, EUR/CHD and GBP/AUD.

Exotic currency pairs include one of the major currencies, paired up with another from a small or emerging economy. Exotic pairs are traded much less then majors and minors, and can have a high spread. Examples of exotic currency pairs include USD/SGD, USD/TRY and EUR/TRY.

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