Synonyms: Fundamental, Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals are the most basic economic determinants of exchange rates (i.e. what causes exchange rates to change).
They include factors like inflation, commodity prices, interest rate increases/decreases and any other economic activity.
Key fundamental analysis is an essential backbone to Forex trading. You can learn how to take advantage of various economic reports and indicators via our Essential Fundamental Analysis guide, here.Back to Glossary