The major differences between forex and stock market are as follows −
The size of the market is large.
It has high leverage as compared to stock market.
It has no qualifying requirements.
It is less regulated than stock market.
It has high liquidity.
It is open for 24 hours.
The commissions are minimum or zero.
The focus is narrow.
The buying/selling involves multiple currencies.
The size of the market is less.
It has less leverage as compared to forex.
There are certain qualifying requirements.
It is more regulated than forex.
It has less liquidity.
It is open for 8 hours only.
The commissions are high.
It has wide focus.
The buying/selling involves single currency.