A market that fuels about USD 5.2 trillion in daily volume, recognized as world 's largest market, accessible 24x7 globally- that is exactly what the Currency market is made up of! The merits of small margin requirements and lower entry barriers shapes it into an important part of a retail investor 's portfolio where you can trade in currencies through your existing equity account. Currency Derivatives are also very efficient risk management instruments offering benefits such as:
Safeguard your foreign exchange exposure in business and hedge potential losses by taking appropriate positions
Invest or trade on the short-term movement of markets through Currency Futures, also take long term exposures to various currencies
Benefit from currency exchange rates in different markets and different exchanges
Trade in the currency derivatives by just paying a margin of 3-4 % of the total value instead of the full traded value
You don't need to open a new account or have different funds for this asset class which forms the best part about trading in currencies. On the same platform, you can use the margin money and collaterals across Equity, F&O & currencies. There is no requirement of separate investment for currency trading.