. There are about 180 currencies in the world.

. London is the largest hub in the world for foreign exchange currency trading.

. Female traders account for only 11% of the total FX trading activity.

. There are around 14.5 million forex traders in the world.

. The forex market has an average daily trading volume of over $6.6 trillion.

. The forex market is open 24 hours during the week, from 5 p.m. EST on Sunday to 4 p.m. EST on Friday.

The U.S. dollar is on one side of approximately 88% of all forex transactions.

The most traded currencies after the U.S. dollar are the Euro, Japanese yen, and pound sterling.

. The forex market is much larger than all the biggest stock markets in the world combined.

Forex trading takes patience and consistency, and traders cannot get rich quickly.