Don’t get left behind. Know the moment a market moves significantly, by setting our unique price change alerts.
Create a live or demo account to set alerts in the platform. Find them in the ‘alert’ tab of a market’s deal ticket.
Trade up today - join thousands of traders who choose a mobile-first broker.
From beginners to experts, all traders need to know a wide range of technical terms. Let us be your guide.
No matter your experience level, download our free trading guides and develop your skills.
Trade smarter: boost your skills with our training resources.
All the latest market news, with regular insights and analysis from our in-house experts
Make sure you are ahead of every market move with our constantly updated economic calendar.
Harness past market data to forecast price direction and anticipate market moves.
Harness the market intelligence you need to build your trading strategies.
Grow your business and get rewarded. Find out more about our Affiliate Programme today.
Increase your income and get compensated for your trading knowledge with ThinkInvest, putting you in control.
Create your own trading platform or data tools with our cutting-edge APIs.
ThinkMarkets ensures high levels of client satisfaction with high client retention and conversion rates.
We supply everything you need to create your own brand in the Forex industry.
Partner with ThinkMarkets today to access full consulting services, promotional materials and your own budgets.
Plug into the next-gen platforms and the trades your clients want.
Find out more about ThinkMarkets, an established, multi-award winning global broker you can trust.
Security of your funds is our number one priority. Find out more about our insurance policy with Lloyd's of London.
When it comes to the speed we execute your trades, no expense is spared. Find out more.
Keep up to date with our latest company news and announcements.
Our multilingual support team is here for you 24/6.
Global presence, local expertise - find out what sets us apart.
To open a ThinkMarkets AU account, please read and sign the below document.
Join thousands of traders who choose a mobile-first broker for trading the markets.
Get $50,000 of virtual funds and prove your skills in real market conditions.
Not sure what a trading term means? Search below to find the answer.
The correlation between changes in a single variable over different time periods. If a price is negatively autocorrelated, a move down in one period would suggest a move up in the next, and vice versa. If it were positively autocorrelated, a move down would suggest a move down in the following period as well, and vice versa.
Technical analysis tool used to measure the highness or lowness of the price relative to previous trades, consisting of three bands: middle band (simple moving average), upper band (given number of standard deviations above the middle band), and lower band (given number of standard deviations below the middle band).
Type of chart that uses shaded bars to indicate trading range (i.e. high and low price) as well as the opening and closing prices for consecutive time periods.
Stock/securities that move with the economy, gaining if the economy booms and losing if the economy weakens.
Describes the phenomenon whereby a technical indicator and corresponding price chart don't yield the same peaks/bottoms. It usually indicates trend 'exhaustion'.
Statistic that seeks to proxy current economic growth and stability. Economic indicators fall into three categories: leading, lagging and coincident.
Principle that collective investor psychology (or crowd psychology) moves from optimism to pessimism and back again. These swings create patterns, as evidenced in the price movements of a market at every degree of trend, over durations that range from minutes to decades.
Price level/range that seems to represent a balance between demand and supply for a given currency pair.
Sequence of numbers in which each successive number is the sum of the two previous numbers. Fibonacci numbers are used in financial/currency markets to develop trading algorithms, applications and strategies. The four most common forms are the Fibonacci fan, Fibonacci Arc, Fibonacci Retracement and the Fibonacci Time Extension.
The analysis of economic indicators and political and current events that could effect the future direction of financial markets. Opposite of Technical Analysis.
Volatility in the underlying asset price, rate or return over a specific period in the past. It is used to check whether the implied volatility of an option is expensive by historical standards.
Security or currency that is not traded actively.
Refers to a general rise in the price level of goods and services, measured by a price index, which leads to a decrease in the purchasing power of money.
The derived volatility of an asset calculated indirectly from options prices.
Refers to the trend of a country's trade balance following a devaluation or depreciation. A higher exchange rate initially means imports are more expensive, making the current account worse (a bigger deficit or smaller surplus).
Minimum margin ratio above which margin account balances must remain. Falling below will trigger a margin call, whereby a customer will be requested to either deposit funds or sell securities in order to return the maintenance margin to an acceptable level.
Theory and observed phenomenon whereby prices and returns eventually move back towards their long-term averages.
Technical analysis indicator that shows the difference between a fast and slow exponential moving average of closing prices.
Technical analysis indicator that varies over time within a band (above and below a center line, or between set levels), used to discover short-term overbought or oversold conditions.
The condition whereby an option's value in the market is the same as its intrinsic value.
The development and application of mathematical and statistic models towards investing and trading.
A sustained rise in asset prices.
Difference between two countries' benchmark interest rates, often used as a basis for forecasting exchange rates.
The percentage of gained or lost on an investment relative to the amount of money invested.
A technical indicator that measures the velocity and magnitude of directional price movement by comparing upward and downward close-to-close movement. Referred to as a momentum oscillator.
Technical analysis indicator commonly used with time series data to smooth out short-term fluctuations and highlight longer-term trends or cycles, that gives equal weight to all data points.
Technical analysis tool designed to compare the closing price of a currency to its price range over a given time period.
The risk that derivatives permit the transmission of risk across previously unrelated markets, thus making it more likely that a large shock in one will be transmitted to others.
Broad approach to forecasting the future direction of prices through the study of past market data, primarily price and volume. It may also employ models and trading rules based on price and volume transformations.
Provides the buyer with the economic performance of the reference obligation – i.e. the coupon or interest from the reference obligation together with any capital gains – in return for a predetermined funding cost. The buyer will be required to pay any capital losses
When a currency is trading below purchasing power parity or other valuation metric.
The process of estimating the value of an asset or currency.
Return on an investment, usually expressed in percentage terms.
Statistical method for normalizing data points around the mean.
Graph plotting the interest rate of a given issuer (most commonly the US Treasury) for a range of different maturities.
Risk Warning: Derivative products are leveraged products and can result in losses that exceed initial
deposits. Please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure and seek independent
advice if necessary. It's important for you to consider relevant legal documents (for clients of TF Global Markets
(Aust) Pty Ltd) this includes Product Disclosure Statement
and Financial Services Guide,
before you decide whether or not to acquire any of our products.
TF Global Markets (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN 629628.
Registered address: 4th Floor, 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AY. Company number: 09042646.
TF Global Markets (Aust) Limited is the holder of Australian Financial Services Licence number 424700.
Registered address: Level 18, 357 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia. ABN: 69158361561.
TF Global Markets (South Africa) Pty Ltd is an Authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP No 49835).
Registered address: 4th Floor, 96 Rivonia Road, Sandton, 2196. Registration number 2017/098181/07.
Think Capital Limited is registered in Bermuda, Company number: 51879. Registered address: Clarendon
House, 2 Church Street, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda.
TFG (Payments) Limited is registered in the United Kingdom, Company number 10537331. Registered address:
4th Floor, 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AY.
The information on this site is not directed to residents of the United States, Canada and Japan and is not
intended for distribution to, or use by, any person in any country or jurisdiction where such distribution or
use would be contrary to local law or regulation.
© 2020 This website is owned and operated by ThinkMarkets Group.