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Everything About EUR/TRY Forex Currency Pair

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Introduction

EUR/TRY is the abbreviation for the Euro area’s euro against the Turkish Lira. This pair is classified as an exotic-cross currency pair. In this pair, EUR is the base currency, and TRY the quote currency.

Understanding EUR/TRY

The price of this pair determines the value of TRY, which is equivalent to one euro. It is quoted as 1 EUR per X TRY. For example, if the value of this pair is 6.5552, then about 6.5 Turkish Liras are required to purchase one euro.

EUR/TRY Specification

Spread

Spread is simply the difference between the bid price and the ask price in the market. This value is controlled by the brokers. This value varies on the type of execution model used for executing the trades.

Spread on ECN: 40 pips | Spread on STP: 44 pips

Fees

The fee in Forex is similar to the one that is pair to stockbrokers. Note that, there is no fee on STP accounts, but a few pips on ECN accounts.

Slippage

The slippage on a trade is the difference between the price that is demanded by the trader and the price that is actually executed by the broker. Market volatility and the broker’s execution speed are the reasons for slippage to occur.

Trading Range in EUR/TRY

A trading range is the representation of the minimum, average, and the maximum volatility of this pair on the 1H, 4H, 1D, 1W, and 1M timeframe. Using these values, we can assess our profit/loss margin of trade. Hence, this proves to be a helpful risk management tool for all types of traders.

Procedure to assess Pip Ranges

  1. Add the ATR indicator to your chart
  2. Set the period to 1
  3. Add a 200-period SMA to this indicator
  4. Shrink the chart so you can assess a large time period
  5. Select your desired timeframe
  6. Measure the floor level and set this value as the min
  7. Measure the level of the 200-period SMA and set this as the average
  8. Measure the peak levels and set this as Max.

EUR/TRY Cost as a Percent of the Trading Range

With the volatility values obtained from the above table, we can see how the cost varies as the volatility of the market varies. All we did is, got the ratio between the total cost and the volatility values and converted into percentages.

ECN Model Account 

Spread = 40 | Slippage = 3 | Trading fee = 3

Total cost = Spread + Slippage + Trading Fee = 40 + 3 + 3 = 46

STP Model Account

Spread = 44 | Slippage = 3 | Trading fee = 3

Total cost = Spread + Slippage + Trading Fee = 44 + 3 + 0 = 47

The Ideal way to trade the EUR/TRY

The EURTRY is a pair with enough volatility and liquidity. Hence, this makes it simpler to trade this exotic-cross currency.

From the above table, we can see that the percentage values are all within 200%. This means that the costs are low irrespective of the timeframe and volatility you trade.

Digging it a little deeper, the costs are higher when the volatility of the market is low and lower for higher volatilities. However, we cannot ignore the fact that this pair is highly volatile. For example, the maximum volatility on the 1H timeframe is as high as 456. So, traders must be cautious before trading this pair.

When it comes to the best time of the day to trade this pair, it is ideal for entering this pair during those times of the day when the volatility is in between the average values because this will ensure decent volatility as well as low costs.

Furthermore, traders can easily reduce their costs by placing orders as ‘limit’ and ‘stop’ instead of ‘market.’ In doing so, the slippage on the trade will not be considered in the calculation of the total costs. So, in our example, the total cost will reduce by three pips.

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