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Correlation trade on GBPUSD and FTSE 100 12th Oct +£52.10 Profit

A representation of how correlation works. As the value of pound rises, the FTSE 100 decreases in value, and why? Well because assets require more purchasing power when the pound decreases in value. Aiming for 13180 as a trade target but we were happy with current profit so closed out. However, in hindsight, we should have held for a little bit longer because it absolutely smashed through our target and is in the 133 area.


(Our trading and image was done using an account with UK based broker IG)

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