The Hong Kong dollar is one of the most traded currencies in the world and has its value pegged to the US dollar. In this article, we take a look at the factors that influence the exchange rate of the HKD/USD currency pair and the role of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority in keeping it pegged to the USD. HKD/USD and HKMA (Hong Kong Monetary Authority) The Hong Kong … [Read more...] about What moves HKD USD and Hong Kong Monetary Policy
NZD/USD Introduction A forex trader is, essentially, one whose understanding of the forex market is above par. It includes good knowledge of individual currencies that make up currency pairs. Such information is critical when creating winning forex trading strategies. From the foregoing, the New Zealand dollar (NZD) is a significant currency – which is to say it one among … [Read more...] about What Moves Currency Pairs: Understanding the NZD/USD?
Introduction In the foreign exchange market, categories of currency pairs exist where categorization is based on demand and liquidity of the pair. Majors include all pairs associated with the US Dollar. Because close to 90% of the forex transactions involve the greenback, all associated currency pairs are massively liquid and in high demand. Contrariwise, … [Read more...] about What Moves Currency Pairs: Understanding the USD/INR
Introduction Switzerland falls in the band of the richest countries globally, with a GDP of $705.14 billion in 2018. Besides, the country has one of the most skilled labor forces in the world. Switzerland lies in the Eurozone but does not belong to the European Union. As a result, the country enjoys the status of an oasis of stability in periods of turmoil in the … [Read more...] about What Moves Currency Pairs: Understanding the EUR/CHF
USD/JPY is a widely traded currency pair in the trillion-dollar forex market, loved by veteran traders and beginners. The pair is made up of two different currencies representing some of the biggest economies in the world. The first listed currency in the USD/JPY pair is USD or U.S. dollar, commonly referred to as the greenback and representing the U.S. economy. The second … [Read more...] about What Moves Currency Pairs: Understanding the USD/JPY