What are Pips?

Submitted by Marco on 18 July, 2006 - 00:18

What is the definition of a pip? A term commonly used on forex trading

In forex trading, a PIP is the abbreviation of "Price Interest Points." Most traders measure their forex trading profits by counting pips. One pip is one-hundredth (1/100) of one percent (1%) of a currency contract price. For example, if the AUD/USD currency pair was to move by one pip the price movement could be from 0.7483 to 0.7484.

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