Forex Glossary

Forex Terms starting in "R"

Forex Terms starting in "R"

  • Rally →

    A substantial rise in price after a decline.

  • Range →

    The difference between the highest and lowest price of a futures contract or currency recorded during a given trading session.

  • Range Trading →

    Also known as Range-Bound-Trading: A trading method catered to a period where the price fluctuates within a channel.

  • Recession →

    A slowing of the economy and a decline in business activity.

  • Relative Strength Index (RSI) →

    A very popular technical indicator traders use as an oscillator that gauges strength of trends.

  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) →

    The Central Bank of Australia.

  • Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) →

    The Central Bank of New Zealand.

  • Reserve Currency →

    A currency held by a central bank on a permanent basis as a store of international liquidity, with the intended use of paying off international debt obligations.

  • Resistance →

    A technical price level which a currency pair has a hard time rising above.

  • Retail Price Index →

    Measurement of the monthly change in the average level of prices of retail good across the United States.

  • Retail Sales →

    A fundamental economic measurement of consumption and indicator of economic strength.

  • Risk →

    Risk is generally defined as the chance that the exchange rate on a foreign currency will move against the position held by an investor and result in a loss.

  • Risk Capital →

    The amount of money that a trader can afford to lose without it having a negative impact on their lifestyle.

  • Risk Management →

    The use of money management, financial analysis and trading techniques to try and diminish financial risk.

  • Risk Premium →

    Fees or costs payable to compensate a party for adopting a particular risk.

  • Rollover →

    The process of advancing the settlement date to another settlement date and adjusting the value of the position based on the interest rate differential of the two currencies in the pair.

Forex Trading Terms (Alphabetical)