Global Financial Services Overview Forex is a rapidly growing area of the financial industry focused on international currency trading. It is a highly liquid market which utilizes personal or corporate funds for trading in foreign currencies. This is done in order to capitalize on fluctuations in exchange rates and to profit from the difference between two prices in two different countries. Participants in the market include large banks, central banks, hedge funds, corporations and individual exchanges. The Forex market offers a unique combination of liquidity, price transparency and low entry prices which make it attractive for both new and experienced traders. With more than 5 trillion dollars traded every day in global currencies, Forex remains a key element of the global financial system.