Many forex traders gravitate to where the movement is. With that in mind, here is a list of the best-performing currency pairs over the last 3, 6, and 12 months, and five years. Below the best performers, you will find a list of the worst-performing forex pairs over the same time frames.
The lists are updated each month. These were compiled on November 27, 2023. In the future, the lists will be automatically updated with the best and worst performers for each time frame.
Only currencies that are tradable with most forex brokers are included on the list.
Best Performing Currency Pairs – 3 Months
The top six currency pairs with movement over 3% are included.
Best Performing Currency Pairs – 6 Months
Best Performing Currency Pairs – 12 Months
Best Performing Currency Pairs of the Last 5 Years
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Below are the worst performing forex pairs over the last 3 months, 6 months, one year, and five years.
Worst Performing Currency Pairs – 3 Months
The bottom six currency pairs with movement over 3% are included.
Worst Performing Currency Pairs – 6 Months
Worst Performing Currency Pairs – 12 Months
Worst Performing Currency Pairs in the Last 5 Years
Data provided by TradingView.
How to Use the Worst and Best Performing Forex Pairs Lists
These lists provide a snapshot of currency pairs that have had the biggest moves over various time frames. This could indicate strong trends and trading opportunities.
As with all trading, it is important to wait for opportunities that align with your trading strategies.
You may also want to check out the Best Forex Pairs for Swing Trading page. It highlights pairs currently in strong trends.
By Cory Mitchell, CMT.
Disclaimer: Nothing in this article is personal investment advice, or advice to buy or sell anything. Trading is risky and can result in substantial losses, even more than deposited if using leverage.