Most Traded Currency Pairs

For some people who are starting out on FX, there are so many currency pairs out there that makes FX trading quite overwhelming, there are major pairs and exotic pairs. For this post, I’ll just list down the most traded major pairs so that newbies can get a quick headstart on trading FX. Here we go.


EUR/USD (euro/dollar) – “euro”
USD/JPY (U.S. dollar/Japanese yen) – “gopher”
GBP/USD (British pound/dollar) – “cable”
USD/CHF (U.S. dollar/Swiss franc) – “swissie”

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The Bank Of Japan Ground Negative and the JPYZAR

The Bank of Japan Cut Interest Rates into Negative Territory Putting Other Central Banks on pressure

Nobody saw it coming except…SWAG. Who else trades this exotic pair? Only the big boys and where else? SICT/Tirex Sentiment Market.


No bullshit terms, just SWAG, we got SMA(20) over EMA(13) an inevitable cross is in the horizon, in a very irrational equities market we’ve been making remarkable successes with SWAG, how much more in ForEx where no single entity can control the value of one currency?

Actionable how-tos: If you’re into exotics, you can go long on JPYZAR entry is anytime starting Monday, wait for the cross and as usual wait for the upside take care of itself. If doubtful, always apply a stop loss order.

Further deterioration of South African inflation has helped accelerate ZAR to its near bottom, see

This market is unregulated for now. Exploit it.