What is the Offer (Ask)?
Definition of Offer (Ask): It can be explained as the cost that one must pay to attain the base currency. Handling the currencies can be a confusing task at the initial stage as one has to always deal with the money pair. The initial money in the couple is known as base currency and another currency is known as counter or quote currency. The quotation then explains how many numbers of units of the quote currency generally contains two costs, more with the stocks traded on the exchange. The Bid generally lower than ask is the cost at which a maker of the market or a trader wants to purchase the base currencies by exchanging the quote currency. Offer or ask generally more than the Bid is the cost at which the broker wants to trade the base currency by exchanging the quote currency. Most of the Forex traders spread prior to the transaction of trades.