Skilling Introduces 24/7 Forex Trading – Weekends Now In The Mix

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Forex broker, Skilling, has introduced around-the-clock trading on popular currency pairs, providing weekend trading opportunities.

Key Takeaways

  • 7 currency pairs can now be traded over the weekend: AUD/USD, EUR/USD, GBP/USD, NZD/USD, USD/CAD, USD/CHF, USD/JPY.
  • Weekend forex trading is available on the Skilling Trader, MetaTrader 4 and cTrader platforms.
  • Forex spreads are competitive, starting from 0.1 pips.

Weekend trading has proven popular with retail investors looking for opportunities beyond the traditional working week.

Trading on a Saturday and Sunday can provide flexibility for those with weekday commitments. Equally, it can provide opportunities to hedge weekday positions.

Trading forex on the weekend at Skilling app

Importantly, markets can behave differently on the weekend given lower volumes and volatility risks. As a result, a suitable trading strategy is required, alongside effective risk management.

About Skilling

Skilling is a CySEC-regulated broker established in 2016.

Alongside 70+ currency pairs, the broker offers hundreds of stocks, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

Beginners can sign up for the Standard account, which offers commission-free trading, spreads from 0.7 pips and a €25 minimum deposit.

Alternatively, the Premium account is geared towards experienced traders, with spreads from 0.1 pips, a $30 / million commission, and a €5000 minimum deposit.

Skilling is a multi-asset broker founded in 2016 and based in Cyprus. The brand offers hundreds of day trading instruments with competitive spreads from 0.1 pips and beginner-friendly platforms. Skilling are also regulated in Europe and beyond with a transparent pricing structure. You can sign up and start trading in three easy steps.
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 73% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.