Pure ECN

Pure ECN

ECN stands for “Electronic Communication Network” - a system that is designed to eliminate the role of a middleman in order execution. In simple words this means that when a trader signs up for ECN execution, they get direct access to other participants in the forex market – i.e. otherb individual traders, brokerages, hedge funds or banks. A big advantage of ECN is that it also eliminates any conflict of interest as the broker is no longer the opposite side in the transaction and is, instead, simply a facilitator – so when traders lose, the broker doesn't profit.