Instrument description

Trade the Euro (EUR) against the US Dollar (USD). As two of the world’s most used currencies, the EUR/USD is forex’s most actively traded currency pair - consistently offering traders tight spreads and constant liquidity. Overall, the European Union represents the world’s largest economic region with a GDP of over $13 trillion. Much like the US, the European economy is heavily focused on manufacturing services - but the value of the euro can be affected by any political instability among the members of the EU. View the latest charts, recent trading activity and news and analysis for this major currency pair.

How to trade EUR/USD

It’s easy to trade EUR/USD with us. Say for instance you believe that the EUR will strengthen against the USD due to positive eurozone growth data. So you buy the EUR/USD rate, which means you’re simultaneously selling USD
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You buy EUR at 1.1405 in the hope that the market will react the way you predicted.
  • A WINNING TRADE
  • "Buy" EURUSD at 1.1405
  • Trade size: 1 lots*
  • Position value: $114,050
  • EUR/USD rallies to 1.1455 (+50 pips)
  • New position value: $114,550
  • Result: you make a profit of $500 ($114,550 - $114,050)
*1 lot is equal to 100,000 units of £
  • A LOSING TRADE
  • "Buy" EURUSD at 1.1405
  • Trade size: 1 lots*
  • Position value: $114,050
  • EUR/USD falls to 1.1355 (-50 pips)
  • New position value: $113,550
  • Result: you make a loss of $500 ($113,550 - $114,050)
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Instrument specification

Nominal Value of one Lot
EUR 100 000
Size of one PIP
0.0001
Minimum Quotation in Step (in points)
0.00001
Minimum/Maximum Order Size in Lots
0.01, max 50
Minimum Transaction Step in Lots
0.01
Trading Hours
24 h from Sunday 11:00 pm to Friday 10:00 pm

Trading CFDs on a leveraged basis involves significant risk of loss to your capital. They may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand all of the risks.

Trading CFDs on a leveraged basis involves significant risk of loss to your capital. Please ensure you fully understand all of the risks.

Trading CFDs involves significant risk of loss to your capital