Currency Conversion Fee - have I got it right?
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By DominicWalsh · PostedMarket Breakdown | WTI Oil, EURUSD, GBPNZD, EURAUDHere are the updates & outlook for multiple instruments in my watchlist.1️⃣ WTI Oil daily time frame️The market is trading in a long term bearish trend .After the last sharp bearish movement, the market is steadily recovering.Ahead, I see a major horizontal supply area.Probabilities are high, that the next bearish wave will initiate from there.2️⃣ EURUSD daily time frameAfter a breakout of a solid daily resistance, the market is preparing for its retest.Watch carefully the underlined zone and look for buying opportunities from there.3️⃣ EURAUD weekly time frameThe pair is currently approaching a weekly horizontal resistance cluster.Taking into consideration, that the pair is quite overbought, probabilities will be high to see a pullback from that4️⃣ GBPNZD daily time frameThe pair is currently retesting a broken neckline of an ascending triangle . As we discussed earlier, the trend line of a triangle and its neckline compose a contracting buy zone now.Chances will be high that the next bullish wave will initiate quite soon.For Additional confirmation use: Divergence Indicators
By DominicWalsh · Posted#CHFJPY: Classic Bearish Setup 🇨🇭🇯🇵 🔻CHFJPY has nicely respected a confluence zone based on a horizontal 4H resistance and a 0.5 retracement of the last bearish impulse. The price formed a double top pattern on that and broke its neckline. Probabilities will be high that the pair will drop lower soon. Goals: 141.172 / 140.363
I wanted to check if I understand the currency conversion fee properly.
Example, I want to long the GBP USD, my account is in GBP.
Position Size: £10,000 GBP
Purchase of USD:
Amount of USD that would be bought without currency conversion fee: $12700
Amount of USD actually bought after 0.5% currency conversion fee: $12636.50
If the rate stayed the same at 1.27, here is what I would get back in GBP:
USD Value: $12636.50
Amount of GBP that would be bought without currency conversion: £9950
Amount of GBP actually bought after 0.5% currency conversion fee £9900.25
So a round trip of currency conversion fee costs add up to £100, or 1% of the original £10,000 position.
Do I understand this correctly?
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