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When you trade forex (fx), you need to be aware of rollover or swap charges/gains. Here we tell you about rollover costs and how they’re calculated.

Swap in forex trading market in urdu and hindi

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Swap in forex trading market in urdu and hindi

Swap in forex trading market in urdu and hindi.

In this above we will discuss below topic…

1- What does Swap means
2- Central Bank Interest Rates
3- Swap Formulas
4- Other terms of Swap

1- What does Swap means
Get paid(or Pay) just holding a position. 5 pm (EST) all accounts are closed and reopened. Central Banks lend money to Banks at certain annual interest rate.
This interest rate is Discount rate. Each country has Different discount rate.

2- Central Bank Interest Rates
Rates at 08/02/2016.

1- ECB = 0.05%
2- AUD = 2.00%
3- NZD = 3.00%
4- CAD = 0.50%
5- GBP = 0.50%
6- USD = 0.50%
7- CHF = -0.75%
8- JPY = 0.10%

3- Swap Formulas (Buy and Sell Trade)
Swap for BUY Order.
Contract Size X(Base Currency Interest Rate –Quote Currency Interest Rate +Broker Mark Up) /100 / Days Per year

Swap For SELL Order.
Contract Size X(Quote Currency Interest Rate –Base Currency Interest Rate +Broker Mark Up) /100 / Days Per year

4- Other terms of Swap
Rollover = Swap
Carry = Swap

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What are Swap Points – Accounting and Finance for Bankers (for JAIIB Examination)

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What is Forex Currency Swap - Forex Trading Guide - What is Forex Swap ?

This is the most important thing to note on how to trade Forex for beginners.

The purpose of a currency swap is to allow sums of a specific currency to be designated in a different currency without the risk of loss that’s normally attached to exchanges.

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If you’re new to trading currencies on the foreign exchange market (forex), you might be wondering what a “currency swap” is. Well, the first step towards to dominating trading and turning a profit is to understand the mechanics, including currency swaps. To learn more about currency swaps and other financial instruments used in forex trading, keep reading.

Currency Swap: the Basics

When speaking in the context of forex trading, a currency swap occurs when two parties exchange currencies for a specified length of time, only to reverse the transaction later. The purpose of a currency swap is to allow sums of a specific currency to be designated in a different currency without the risk of loss that’s normally attached to exchanges. Large companies often use this technique to maintain and manage funds of varying currencies.

Note: currency swap is the most common type of forward instrument used on forex trading. Whether you’re a newcomer to forex trading or a seasoned investor, you’ll need to learn the nuances of currency swap to succeed.

Legs of Forex Swap

Swaps performed on forex have two “legs:” a spot transaction and forward transaction. When a swap occurs, these two legs are executed for the same currency amount, allowing them to offset themselves. Because forex trading occurs when two or more companies have a currency that the other party needs, it mitigates the risk associated with trading. An alternative to this trading technique is a forward-forward, in which both transactions are scheduled and agreed upon for forward dates.

Other Forex Financial Instruments

Of course, currency swap isn’t the only financial instrument used in forex trading. Others may include the following:

• Spot – 2-day transaction that’s opposite of future contracts. In addition to currency swaps, spot trading is one of the most common types of trading performed on forex.
• Forward – in a forward trade, money does not exchange between the parties until a future date has been agreed upon.
• Swap – see above.
• Futures – standardized forward contracts that are traded for this very purpose. Most future contracts have a 3-month length on average and are typically inclusive of interest.
• Option – last but not least, an option is when the owner has a right to exchange money as one currency into a different currency at an agreed rate on an agreed date.

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NY Fed: FX Swaps With Foreign Central Banks Total $100 Million In Latest Week

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NY Fed: FX swaps with foreign central banks total 0 million in latest week
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve provided 0 million of liquidity to foreign central banks in the latest week via its swap lines for foreign central banks, the New York Fed said on Thursday.
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Common Craft about The Foreign Exchange Market – Realized by Fabienne Deville (Assistant Professor in Finance) with the help of the NTE team, HEC-ULg – Voice by David Homburg

Foreign Exchange Forward Contracts Explained

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A Forward Contract allows you to take advantage of current market prices, without having to pay all the funds now. With contracts available up to 1 year, and open periods up to 180 days, one of our dedicated Foreign Currency Exchange Specialists will work with you to determine what the best strategy is for your needs. The contract rate is determined by the length of the contract, current spot rate and the interest rate conditions of the two countries (currencies). Many companies choose to lock in forward contracts to manage foreign currency exchange risk in the future.

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FX Swap Regulation in Limbo - October 12th and Beyond

http://blog.numerix.com | www.numerix.com As the Oct. 12 deadline looms, our Numerix FX Derivatives expert sits down to discuss evolving regulation around FX Swaps. He breaks down reasons financial institutions are increasingly anxious about the new rules, despite some assurances from the Treasury Department that foreign exchange swaps would be exempt, as well as the logic for the potential FX Swap exemption and what these rules would mean going forward.
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