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What is the oldest currency in the world?

The British pound has been used as England’s central currency for over a thousand years. Read about its evolution from a coin literally weighing one pound to the banknotes common today. We also rank the next three oldest major currencies: the yen, ruble and dollar.

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What is a fiat currency? Everything you need to know about the classic monetary asset

A fiat currency is a monetary instrument backed by a national government like the British pound or Canadian dollar. Learn how fiat currencies operate and how they compare to other types of money.

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August 11, 2022 04:39 PM
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EUR/USD parity: what would currency parity mean for traders?

As the euro nears parity with the dollar, it’s sparked conversations over what it could mean for the global economy and FX traders. Learn how the economic theory of parity influences FX trading strategies.

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July 8, 2022 11:00 AM

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Oil-forex correlations: how to trade oil with forex

Forex traders can look to take advantage of fluctuations in oil prices around OPEC announcements and other major events by trading correlated currencies. Discover how to trade oil on FX markets, and which currency pairs are linked to oil prices.

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March 3, 2022 10:30 AM

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