What is the difference between floating and fixed exchange rate regimes?

30 September 2020

You are perhaps familiar with the terms “floating exchange rate regime” and “fixed exchange rate regime”, but do you understand the major differences that set them apart? In this piece, we explain the factors distinguishing each model, both of which bear a considerable influence on the currency mark...

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Which international economic indicators should be monitored in the forex world?

10 September 2020

Economic indicators (GDP, key interest rates, consumer price indexes, etc.) are closely monitored by foreign exchange market players. The indicators in some countries or currency areas have a greater impact on the currency market than others. But which countries and which indicators are the most inf...

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Which economic indicators should you monitor? How should they be assessed?

19 August 2020

Economic indicators (such as GDP, key interest rates, consumer price indexes, etc.) are closely monitored by forex market players. But their analysis raises a number of questions. For example, how should these indicators be assessed? Which are the most compelling and relevant? How often should they ...

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Can the lira still be saved?

19 August 2020

A disastrous combination of questionable economic policy and the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has left the Turkish lira in free fall. The country has various options to escape from the malaise but prefers not to avail of them.

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EUR/USD exhibits lateral movement and a decline in volumes

18 August 2020

The weekly fluctuation range of the main EUR currency pairs was particularly modest last week. By way of example, among the major pairs, the one with the largest weekly fluctuation was EUR/CAD, with a fall of just -0.94%. This is a far cry from the levels of fluctuation we have seen in recent months...

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The role and influence of central banks on the foreign exchange market

11 August 2020

What role do they play? What influence do they have on the forex market? Find out everything you need to know about central banks in just five minutes.

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