Some facts about FOREX
Currency Day Trading
Futures are standardized and are usually traded on an exchange created for this purpose. The average contract length is roughly 3 months. Futures contracts are usually inclusive of any interest amounts.
The participants in FOREX market are central and commercial banks, corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, and private individuals.
The Tankan Survey covers thousands of Japanese companies with a specified minimum amount of capital, although firms deemed sufficiently influential may also be included.