Introduction to the Carry Trade

In this article we’ll cover a non-directional trading strategy that has been popular among banks and hedge funds, yet is lesser known among retail traders. The strategy most famously used the Japanese Yen in the mid 1990’s and again in 2004-2008. A drop in forex market volatility in 2019 is bringing the carry trade back … Read more

Exotic Carry Trade Strategies

The Carry Trade strategy in forex trading involves buying a high yielding currency and selling a lower yielding currency. In doing this you will capture the interest rate differential. For example if the New Zealand Dollar has an interest rate of xx and the Japanese Yen has an interest rate of xx. If an investor … Read more