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Pip definition

A pip (which stands for Percentage in Point or Price Interest Point) is the smallest unit of measurement used to represent changes in the value of a currency pair in the forex market. A pip is typically equal to 1/100th of 1%, or 0.0001, for most currency pairs. For currency pairs involving the Japanese yen, a pip is equal to 1% or 0.01.

Examples of forex market movements

If the exchange rate for the EUR/USD currency pair moves from 1.1800 to 1.1805, it is said to have moved 5 pips. Similarly, if the exchange rate for the USD/JPY currency pair moves from 110.60 to 110.80, it is said to have moved 20 pips.

Why is pip important?

The pip value is important to forex traders because it can be used to calculate the profit or loss of a trade. By knowing the pip value of a currency pair, they can determine how much of a currency they stand to gain or lose based on the size of their position and the currency pair’s price movements.
Knowing the pip value when trading can also help when it comes to risk management. When a trader can calculate the maximum amount of money they are willing to risk per trade based on their account size and risk appetite, they can set appropriate stop loss orders.

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