Forex Trading Glossary, Letter "R"

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Rally - "Rally" is a recovery in price after a period of decline.

Range - A "range" is the difference between the highest and lowest price of a future recorded during a given trading session.

Rate - "Rate" (A) the price of one currency in terms of another, usually against the USD. (B) The assessment of the credit worthiness of an institution.

Reaction - "Reaction" is a decline in prices following an advance.

Reciprocal currency - A "reciprocal currency" is a currency that is normally quoted as dollars per unit of currency, rather than the normal quote method of units of currency per dollar. Sterling is the most common example.

Resistance point or level - "Resistance point or level" is a price recognized by technical analysts as a price, which is likely to result in a rebound, but if broken through, is likely to result in a significant price movement.

Revaluation -"Revaluation" is an increase in the exchange rate of a currency because of official action.

Revaluation rate - "Revaluation rate" is the rate for any period or currency, which is used to revalue a position or book.

Risk management -"Risk management" is the identification and acceptance or offsetting of the risks threatening the profitability or existence of an organization. With respect to foreign exchange, involves consideration of market, sovereign, country, transfer, delivery, credit, and counterparty risk.

Risk position - "Risk position" is an asset or liability, which is exposed to fluctuations in value through changes in exchange rates or interest rates.

Rollover - A"rollover" is an overnight swap, specifically the next business day against the following business day (also called Tomorrow Next, abbreviated to Tom-Next).

Round trip - A "round trip" is the buying and selling of a specified amount of currency.

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