In this Knowledge to Action infographic, we learn about the Forex Market, from its “humble beginnings” to its’ incredible success today.

As early as the 7th Century, metal coins became the physical means of making transactions. Flash-forward to 1879, the US used what was known as the Gold Standard and Bretton Woods as a way of making sure prices were relative to that of another currency. However, they came to be seen as inefficient and ended in 1971.

The History of Forex Market

History of Forex Market

Infographic source: knowledgetoaction