Every trader knows that the forex market is the world’s most liquid market, running 24 hours a day all around the world. However in recent years, an interesting new dimension has been added to this market to make trading even more exciting – cryptocurrencies like Bitcoins. At first, only one or two brokers offered the option of trading Bitcoins, but over the last couple of years, increasing numbers of forex trading brokers are now accepting Bitcoins as part of a currency pair, allowing investors to trade pairs such as the USD/BTC. Some of the major players in the industry which now offer Bitcoin trading including AvaTrade, 1 Broker and Bit4X.
Bitcoins are a type of digital currency, which is made and held electronically. Created in 2008, it first appeared on the forex markets as a tradable asset in 2013. It is not controlled by a central bank or government and does not exist in a physical form like the Euro or the Dollar. Bitcoins are created by people and businesses who run computers around the world and use software to solve mathematical problems. There