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In online Forex trading, new exchange rate information arrives to charts in a tick-by-tick fashion. Each tick is a new Ask/Bid pair that comes from the broker’s server. Various parts of trader’s tools are based on the flow of these ticks: tick volume (as opposed to the real volume, absent in spot FX), tick charts, and tick data for backtesting. The posts below mention Forex rates data ticks in relation to these topics.

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