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Forex Markets

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Most Traded Forex Pairs

Most Traded Forex Pairs

The US dollar is the dominant vehicle currency, with USD on one side of 88% of all forex trades.
The euro is on the side of 31% of forex trade.

Market Description
EUR/USD accounts for 23% of all forex trades with over €1.1 trillion in daily average turnover.
USD/JPY accounts for 17.7% of trades, with around $900 billion transacted each day.
GBP/USD 9.2% of all currency trades, worth $470 billion daily.
AUD/USD 5.2% of the forex market with daily volume of $266 billion.
USD/CAD 4.3% of the market, $218 billion is transacted in this pair every day.
USD/CNY 3.8% of the market, or $192bn daily
USD/CHF 3.5%
USD/MXN 2.1%
Market Description
USD/SGD 1.6%
EUR/JPY 1.6%
EUR/NZD 1.5%
USD/KRW 1.5%
USD/HKD 1.5%
USD/SEK 1.3%
USD/TRY 1.2%
USD/INR 1.1%
USD/RUB 1.0%

Forex Trading Pairs

ETX Capital Forex Trading Pairs

At ETX Capital you can trade on dozens of major, minor and exotic forex pairs on our proprietary online trading platform.

AUD/CAD AUD/CHF AUD/JPY AUD/NZD AUD/​USD ​C​AD/C​HF
​CAD/​JPY CHF/JPY EUR/AUD EUR/CAD EUR/CHF EUR/CZK
EUR/DKK EUR/GBP EUR/HUF EUR/JPY EUR/NOK EUR/NZD
EUR/PLN EUR/SEK EUR/SGD EUR/TRY EUR/USD EUR/ZAR
GBP/AUD GBP/CAD GBP/CHF GBP/CZK GBP/EUR GBP/HKD
GBP/JPY GBP/NOK GBP/NZD GBP/PLN GBP/SEK GBP/SGD
GBP/USD NZD/USD EUR/ZAD CAD/CHF USD/CZK GBP/EUR
AUD/CAD GBP/ZAR NZD/CAD NZD/CHF NZD/JPY NZD/USD
SGD/JPY USD/CAD USD/CHF USD/CNH USD/CZK USD/DKK
USD/HKD USD/HUF USD/JPY USD/MXN USD/NOK USD/PLN
USD/RON USD/RUB USD/SEK USD/SGD USD/TRY USD/ZAR
AUD/CAD AUD/CHF AUD/JPY
CAD/JPY CHF/JPY EUR/AUD
EUR/DKK EUR/GBP EUR/HUF
EUR/PLN EUR/SEK EUR/SGD
GBP/AUD GBP/CAD GBP/CHF
GBP/JPY GBP/NOK GBP/NZD
GBP/USD NZD/USD EUR/ZAD
AUD/CAD GBP/ZAR NZD/CAD
SGD/JPY USD/CAD USD/CHF
USD/HKD USD/HUF USD/JPY
USD/RON USD/RUB USD/SEK
AUD/NZD AUD/USD CAD/CHF
EUR/CAD EUR/CHF EUR/CZK
EUR/JPY EUR/NOK EUR/NZD
EUR/TRY EUR/USD EUR/ZAR
GBP/CZK GBP/EUR GBP/HKD
GBP/PLN GBP/SEK GBP/SGD
CAD/CHF USD/CZK GBP/EUR
NZD/CHF NZD/JPY NZD/USD
USD/CNH USD/CZK USD/DKK
USD/MXN USD/NOK USD/PLN
USD/SGD USD/TRY USD/ZAR

Forex Trading Venues

Forex Trading Venues

There may not be a central exchange, but forex trading is concentrated in a handful of locations. Sales desks in five countries – the United Kingdom, the United States, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan – responsible for 77% of foreign exchange trading.

The UK is the largest venue for forex trading, hosting 37.1% of trades. The US is second, with almost one-fifth of forex trades.

Currency Abbrevations

Currency Abbrevations

AUD $ Australian Dollar
MXN $ Mexican Peso
NOK kr Norwegian krone
CAD $ Canadian Dollar
NZD $ New Zealand Dollar
CHF Fr Swiss Franc
PLN Polish Zloty
CZK Czech Koruna
DKK kr
Danish Krone
EUR Euro
RUB P Russian Rouble
GBP £ Pound Sterling
HKD $ Hong Kong Dollar
SEK kr Swedish Krona
HUF Ft Hungarian Forint
SGD $ Singapore Dollar
INR Indian Rupee
JPY ¥ Japanese Yen
USD $ US Dollar
KRW Korean Won
ZAR R South African Rand

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