Major currency pairs
Major currency pairs definition
The major currency pairs are the most traded and liquid currency crosses mainly versus the US Dollar making up 85% of global daily transaction volume.
The major currency pairs are the following currencies versus the US Dollar:
- Euro: EUR/USD
- Japanese Yen: JPY/USD
- British Pound: GBP/USD
- Swiss Franc: CHF/USD
- Canadian Dollar: CAD/USD
- Australian Dollar: AUD/USD
The major currency pairs however do not offer the best trading opportunities since they are very liquid and have low volatility. To learn which currencies offer good trading opportunities visit our free Forex trading guide.