Latency: what is it?
First of all, we need to understand what latency is as a concept. In IT lingo, latency is the amount of time it takes for a computer command to be carried out. More precisely, it is the period of time between the input of a command and its execution. Expressed in milliseconds (a millisecond is a thousandth of a second), this is a term that is used widely in trading on the forex market, where it represents the amount of time that it takes for a broker’s server to communicate with a trader’s request.Read More