With so many different currency pairs to choose from, new Forex traders just want to know which pairs are the best pairs for them to start trading. This article explores the pros and cons of some of the most popular pairs and guides the new traders towards the pairs that best suit their trading temperament. The risk of loss in online trading of stocks, options, futures, forex, foreign equities, and bonds can be substantial. Many people also say that the NZD/USD is a major pair (involving the currencies of New Zealand and the US) although it carries a smaller percentage of the total volume.
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Currency futures contracts are contracts specifying a standard volume of a particular currency to be exchanged on a specific settlement date. Thus the currency futures contracts are similar to forward contracts in terms of their obligation, but differ from forward contracts in the way they are traded. They are commonly used by MNCs to hedge their currency positions. In addition they are traded by speculators who hope to capitalize on their expectations of exchange rate movements.