Forex market is a currencies market that opens 24 hours a day, five days a week being traded both online and offline with price quotes changing constantly. As the largest and most traded financial market in the world, foreign exchange offers ample opportunities for those who want to experience the highest volumes and liquidity.
Highly valued since ancient times, precious metals were always associated with monetary wealth and tend to hold their value on the financial markets over long periods. Base metals are often more abundant in nature and sometimes easier to mine and far less expensive for use in manufacturing.
Energies are innately volatile markets due to the direct supply effect that world events can have. Numerous political and environmental factors can affect energy prices, including economic growth, political instability in oil and gas producing countries, weather forecasts, extreme weather conditions and government regulations.