What is an exotic currency

An Exotic Currency are currency pairs from smaller economies.

They have lower liquidity and are more volatilite (compared to major currency pairs).

Here are a list of them:


Benefits of trading the Exotic Currency pairs

You might be thinking…

“Exotic Currency pairs aren’t the cool kids in town.”

“So why should I trade them?”

Because you’ll get profitable trading opportunities from time to time.

And these trends can last for months or even years.

Here are a few examples…

USD/ZAR had an uptrend that lasted 5 years:

USD/MXN had an uptrend that lasted 4 years:

USD/CNH had a 3-year uptrend:

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