Forex (currency) brokers and traders and all who are engaged with currency trading use special names to refer to currencies. The most common names are those issued under ISO 4217 document. Here are some of the most common currency pairs that we trade.

For a complete list of countries, currency pairs, and their ISO names click here to see the ISO 4217 document on ISO website.

 Currency Common Names
 ISO Symbol
American DollarDollar, GreenbackUSD
British PoundCable, SterlingGBP
Japanese YenYenJPY
Canadian DollarCnadian, LoonieCAD
Australian DollarAussieAUD
Switzerland FrancSwissCHF
New Zealand DollarKiwiNZD

The forex market is not limited to the currency pairs mentioned above. The following table shows a list of some other currency pairs and their relevant ISO name.

 Currency ISO Symbol
New Turkish LiraTRY
Yuan Renminbi (China)CNY
Indian RupeeINR
Rupiah (Indonasia)IDR
Malaysian RinggitMYR
Mexican PesoMXN
New Taiwan DollarTWD
Swedish KronaSEK

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