XE Currency FAQ

What is volatility?


Volatility refers to the amount of fluctuation or uncertainty about the size of changes in a currency value.

- A higher volatility means that a currency’s value has fluctuated over a larger range of values. This means that the price of the currency changed in either direction dramatically over a short time period.

- A lower volatility means that a currency's value has not fluctuated dramatically but changed in value at a steady pace over a period of time.

XE presents these values with a percentage score based on the selected currency pair over various time periods.