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Leverage means investing using money you’ve borrowed, usually from a broker. When you trade on leverage, you pay your broker a sum of money called initial margin.

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Base currency

The base currency is the first currency shown in a foreign exchange quotation. The second currency in the quotation is called the quote currency, or counter currency.

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