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Forex Options

Forex Options - An introduction

Level: Beginner / Length: 20 minutes

In this introduction to you’ll be taken through the basics of trading forex options. ‘Options’ may sound like a complicated and complex financial term but in reality they don’t have to be. We’ll introduce you to the key concepts and look at what’s involved.


With simple videos we’ll take you through the opportunities Forex Options might offer you.

And show you how trades take place and their potential outcomes.


FX options can be a useful addition to any investment strategy, whether it’s a simple ‘directional play’ – that simply means a currency pair moving higher or lower - or a large portfolio. FX options can be used as a direct investment tool for expressing a view in the market, or as a ‘hedging tool’ in conjunction with existing positions. Forex options could play an important part in your future investments. And please note – whilst forex options isn’t a complicated product, if you’re completely new to Forex trading, we recommend that you take our introduction course to forex

In this course you’ll learn about:

  • Trading FX options
  • Call and put options and their uses
  • How to use options for protection and to limit losses
  • Applying leverage to your positions
  • And show you how trades take place and their potential outcomes.

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Rooms 2001-02, 20/F York House
The Landmark
15 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong

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