Currencies

  • ZARUSD Currency Pair

    ZARUSD Currency Pair The rand (ZAR) has been the official currency of South Africa since 1961 when the country first became a republic. As the biggest US trade partner in Africa, in 2018 South Africa traded a dual value of US$14 billion. United States is the third-largest trading partner to South Africa, and a dual bilateral trade agreement has been in existence since 1994. History Of ZARUSD In 1789 the…

  • Is The Rand Still A Strong Currency In Africa?

    Despite having the second-largest economy in Africa and a wealth of natural resources, South Africa's currency, the rand (ZAR), has been in a nearly 30-year downtrend with some notable peaks and valleys against the U.S. dollar (USD). These have been largely due to seemingly endemic government corruption, frequent electric power outages around the country, a strong USD, and periodic investor uncertainties about emerging markets. Over the past five years or…

  • USD – US Dollar

    The United States dollar, or American dollar, is the world’s most dominant currency. With some $1.2 trillion in circulation.

  • USDMXN Currency Pair

    The USD/MXN currency pair, a traditionally significant forex trade in the Americas, has gained renewed prominence. Find out more at FXCM.

  • EURAUD Currency Pair

    The currency pairing of the euro (EUR) and Australian dollar (AUD) affords forex market participants several unique trading and investment opportunities.

  • EURCAD Currency Pair

    The EUR/CAD exists as a cross currency pairing. It can function as a diversification tool, and can be actively traded within a trend following or carry trade approach.

  • USDCAD Currency Pair

    Learn about the U.S. Dollar and Canadian Dollar currency pair and find out how you can use it in your investment strategy on FXCM Insights.

  • GBPEUR Currency Pair

    Learn everything you need to know about the British Pound and Euro currency pair on FXCM now. Find out if this pair fits into your investment strategy.

  • GBPJPY Currency Pair

    The GBP/JPY currency pair is known for inherent volatility and periodic wide trading ranges. It is seen as a barometer of global economic health.

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