Liquidity and Volume are the two different concepts widely misunderstood by the traders community. High Volume typically represents higher number of executed orders or high trading transactions, however high liquidity represents the order book is stuffed with thick limit orders at Bid and Ask prices levels. More closer the liquidity , lesser the market impact cost and higher the market efficiency.
Over the past few Year’s, there has been a quick shift towards algo / Quant HFT (High Frequency Trading) based trading, Where as Asset managers make 24% return in market & HFT traders make 300% Return. Both among long-term investors using execution algorithms to lower trading costs and short- term investors automating market making and statistical arbitrage strategies
Due to the events taking place at the moment and not discounting those that have occurred in the recent past, 2014 is looking like a very interesting year already. India will vote in what is touted as one of the most important General Elections in her 66 year history
The staggering amount of 4 trillion dollars is the daily turnover in global foreign exchange market.The amount of 4 trillion dollars is used only in the Forex market. Other forms of commodity trading markets such as shares, goods, bonds etc, do not participate to the above mentioned figure.