Forex, or FX, trading involves the act of buying one currency while simultaneously selling another.
A currency pair (i.e. NZD/USD, New Zealand Dollar/US Dollar) shows how many units of the terms currency (the second currency, USD) you would receive for one unit of base currency (the first currency, NZD).
A contract for difference, or CFD, is an agreement between two parties to exchange the difference in price of an asset, from the point of contract opening to when it is closed.
Like Metals and energy CFDs, e.g. gold, silver, oil, natural gas, uranium…etc.
Shares, also referred to as Stocks or Equities are an investment instrument that gives the shareholder ownership in the company he or she has bought into for the purpose of capital gains potential and income from futures profits