There are three major forex trading sessions which comprise the the London session, the US session and the Asian session. Each major geographic market center can exhibit vastly unique traits and tendencies that can allow traders to effectively execute strategies at any time.
Although the forex market is the most liquid of all asset classes, there are periods whereby volatility is constant, and others subdued. Understanding these different forex session times can improve the reliability of a forex trading strategy.
In this article, we will explore each of these forex market sessions including their key characteristics – forex time zones and how they affect trading.