Foreign exchange market
The foreign exchange market (forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized market for the trading of currencies. In terms of volume of trading, it is by far the largest market in the world....
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China Warns Soros Against ‘Declaring War’ On Its Currency
Days after billionaire George Soros forecast a hard landing of the Chinese economy, Beijing retaliates by warning the high-profile investor from betting against its currency. "Soros’ challenge against...
ISIS Has Minted Its Own Gold Currency
June 30, 2015 - Rumors circulated online late last year that the Islamic State was attempting to mint its own precious metal-backed currency. Last week, photographs emerged on social media that appear...
United States To Put Woman On $10 Bill
The United States is set to put the picture of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the hold that white male political heroes have had on the greenback. The T...
Exchange rate
In finance, an exchange rate (also known as a foreign-exchange rate, forex rate, FX rate or Agio) between two currencies is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another. It is also reg...
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Forward contract
In finance, a forward contract or simply a forward is a non-standardized contract between two parties to buy or to sell an asset at a specified future time at a price agreed upon today, making it a ty...
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Foreign exchange swap
In finance, a foreign exchange swap, forex swap, or FX swap is a simultaneous purchase and sale of identical amounts of one currency for another with two different value dates (normally spot to forwar...
Currency future
A currency future, also FX future or foreign exchange future, is a futures contract to exchange one currency for another at a specified date in the future at a price (exchange rate) that is fixed on t...
Foreign exchange option
In finance, a foreign-exchange option (commonly shortened to just FX option or currency option) is a derivative financial instrument that gives the right but not the obligation to exchange money denom...
Safe-haven currency
Hard currency, or safe-haven currency is any globally traded currency that is expected to serve as a reliable and stable store of value.Factors contributing to a currency's hard status might include t...
Fixed exchange rate
A fixed exchange rate, sometimes called a pegged exchange rate, is a type of exchange rate regime where a currency's value is fixed against either the value of another single currency, to a basket of ...
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Foreign exchange company
A non-bank foreign exchange company also known as foreign exchange broker or simply forex broker is a company that offers currency exchange and international payments to private individuals and compan...
China Warns Soros Against ‘Declaring War’ On Its Currency
Days after billionaire George Soros forecast a hard landing of the Chinese economy, Beijing retaliates by warning the high-profile investor from betting against its currency. "Soros’ challenge against...
ISIS Has Minted Its Own Gold Currency
June 30, 2015 - Rumors circulated online late last year that the Islamic State was attempting to mint its own precious metal-backed currency. Last week, photographs emerged on social media that appear...
Normal backwardation
Normal backwardation, also sometimes called backwardation, is the market condition wherein the price of a forward or futures contract is trading below the expected spot price at contract maturity. The...
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Cost of carry
The cost of carry or carrying charge is the cost of storing a physical commodity, such as grain or metals, over a period of time. The carrying charge includes insurance, storage and interest on the in...
Devaluation
Devaluation on modern monetary policy is a reduction in the value of a currency with respect to those goods, services or other monetary units with which that currency can be exchanged. "Devaluation" m...
Spanish dollar
The real de a ocho, also known as the Spanish dollar, the eight-real coin, or the piece of eight (Spanish peso de ocho), is a silver coin, of approximately 38 mm diameter, worth eight reales, tha...
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