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Watchlist tip #12: How to add currencies Add to ...

Stocks, funds, ETFs, commodites, indexes and currencies are all easy to view on your Watchlist.

The last couple of days I've showed which commodities, Canadian indexes and international indexes you can add to your Watchlist. Today, we'll look at currencies.

The most popular will be the Canadian dollar to the U.S. dollar , but we have many others for the U.S. and around the world. These ones are the most frequently updated:

Currency pairs:

Australian dollar/Canadian dollar AUDCAD-FX Australian dollar/Japanese yen AUDJPY-FX Australian dollar/New Zealand dollar AUDNZD-FX Australian dollar/U.S. dollar AUDUSD-FX British pound/Australian dollar GBPAUD-FX British pound/Canadian dollar GBPCAD-FX British pound/Japanese yen GBPJPY-FX British pound/Swiss franc GBPCHF-FX British pound/U.S. dollar GBPUSD-FX Canadian dollar/Japanese yen CADJPY-FX Canadian dollar/Swiss francCADCHF-FX Canadian dollar/U.S. dollar CADUSD-FX Euro/Australian dollar EURAUD-FX Euro/British pound EURGBP-FX Euro/Canadian dollar EURCAD-FX Euro/Danish krone EURDKK-FX Euro/Japanese yen EURJPY-FX Euro/Norwegian krone EURNOK-FX Euro/Swedish krona EURSEK-FX Euro/Swiss franc EURCHF-FX Euro/U.S. dollar EURUSD-FX New Zealand dollar/Japanese yen NZDJPY-FX New Zealand dollar/U.S. dollar NZDUSD-FX Norwegian krone/Swedish krona NOKSEK-FX Swiss franc/Japanese yen CHFJPY-FX U.S. dollar/Canadian dollar USDCAD-FX U.S. dollar/Danish krone USDDKK-FX U.S. dollar/Japanese yen USDJPY-FX U.S. dollar/Mexican peso USDMXN-FX U.S. dollar/Norwegian krone USDNOK-FX U.S. dollar/Singapore dollar USDSGD-FX U.S. dollar/Swedish krona USDSEK-FX U.S. dollar/Swiss franc USDCHF-FX

Full warning: The five-day charting functionality is working for the FX symbols in Watchlist, but if you click on the currency symbol or the five-day chart in Watchlist it won't take you to a quote page or a larger chart. This click-through functionality isn't working right now.

There are more currencies, but these ones are not updated after market hours (yes, there is some duplication between the above list of frequently-updated currencies and the list directly below). You can click through to large charts from this list:

Australian dollar/British pound AUD/GBP-I Australian dollar/Canadian dollar AUD/CAD-I Australian dollar/Euro AUD/EUR-I Australian dollar/Japanese yen AUD/JPY-I Australian dollar/Swiss franc AUD/CHF-I Australian dollar/U.S. dollar AUD/USD-I British pound/Australian dollar GBP/AUD-I British pound/Canadian dollar GBP/CAD-I British pound/Euro GBP/EUR-I British pound/Japanese yen GBP/JPY-I British pound/Swiss franc GBP/CHF-I British pound/U.S. dollar GBP/USD-I Canadian dollar/Australian dollar CAD/AUD-I Canadian dollar/British pound CAD/GBP-I Canadian dollar/Euro CAD/EUR-I Canadian dollar/Japanese yen CAD/JPY-I Canadian dollar/Swiss franc CAD/CHF-I Canadian dollar/U.S. dollar CAD/USD-I Euro/Australian dollar EUR/AUD-I Euro/British pound EUR/GBP-I Euro/Canadian dollar EUR/CAD-I Euro/Japanese yen EUR/JPY-I Euro/Swiss franc EUR/CHF-I Euro/U.S. dollar EUR/USD-I Japanese yen/Australian dollar JPY/AUD-I Japanese yen/British pound JPY/GBP-I Japanese yen/Canadian dollar JPY/CAD-I Japanese yen/Euro JPY/EUR-I Japanese yen/Swiss franc JPY/CHF-I Japanese yen/U.S. dollar JPY/USD-I Swiss franc/Australian dollar CHF/AUD-I Swiss franc/British pound CHF/GBP-I Swiss franc/Canadian dollar CHF/CAD-I Swiss franc/Euro CHF/EUR-I Swiss franc/Japanese yen CHF/JPY-I Swiss franc/U.S. dollar CHF/USD-I U.S. dollar/Australian dollar USD/AUD-I U.S. dollar/British pound USD/GBP-I U.S. dollar/Canadian dollar USD/CAD-I U.S. dollar/Euro USD/EUR-I U.S. dollar/Japanese yen USD/JPY-I U.S. dollar/Swiss franc USD/CHF-I

As for those people that want to track the U.S. dollar more closely, there are these ones. You can also click through to large charts on these ones:

U.S. dollar currency pairs

Australian dollar (buys U.S. dollars) XDA-I British pound (buys U.S. dollars) XDB-I Canadian dollar (buys U.S. dollars) XDC-I Danish krone (buys U.S. dollars) XDD-I Euro (buys U.S. dollars) XDE-I Mexican peso (buys U.S. dollars) XDM-I Japanese yen (buys U.S. dollars) XDN-I Colombian peso (buys U.S. dollars) XDP-I Russian ruble (buys U.S. dollars) XDR-I Swiss franc (buys U.S. dollars) XDS-I Norwegian krone (buys U.S. dollars) XDV-I New Zealand dollar (buys U.S. dollars) XDZ-I Brazilian real (buys U.S. dollars) XEB-I Swedish krona (buys U.S. dollars) XEH-I Indian rupee (buys U.S. dollars) XEN-I South African rand (buys U.S. dollars) XEV-I Chinese Yuan (buys U.S. dollars) XEY-I

If you want to add a whole list of currencies at once to your Watchlist, try this: First, you might want to create a new list inside your Watchlist called currencies. Next, copy and paste the list below into the big orange ticker-add box in Watchlist. As long as each ticker is separated by a comma, you should be able to add them all in at the same time. It should only take a few of seconds to do.

Currency pairs: USDCAD-FX, CADUSD-FX, EURUSD-FX, USDJPY-FX, GBPUSD-FX, USDCHF-FX, AUDUSD-FX, EURCAD-FX, GBPCAD-FX, CADJPY-FX, CADCHF-FX, AUDCAD-FX, EURJPY-FX, EURGBP-FX, EURCHF-FX, GBPCHF-FX, GBPJPY-FX, NZDJPY-FX, CHFJPY-FX, AUDJPY-FX, USDDKK-FX, EURAUD-FX, GBPAUD-FX, USDSEK-FX, USDNOK-FX, AUDNZD-FX, NZDUSD-FX, USDMXN-FX, EURSEK-FX, NOKSEK-FX, EURNOK-FX, USDSGD-FX, EURDKK-FX

Others: AUD/GBP-I, AUD/CAD-I,AUD/EUR-I, AUD/JPY-I, AUD/CHF-I, AUD/USD-I, GBP/AUD-I, GBP/CAD-I, GBP/EUR-I, GBP/JPY-I, GBP/CHF-I, GBP/USD-I, CAD/AUD-I, CAD/GBP-I, CAD/EUR-I, CAD/JPY-I, CAD/CHF-I, CAD/USD-I, EUR/AUD-I, EUR/GBP-I, EUR/CAD-I, EUR/JPY-I, EUR/CHF-I, EUR/USD-I, JPY/AUD-I, JPY/GBP-I, JPY/CAD-I, JPY/EUR-I, JPY/CHF-I, JPY/USD-I, CHF/AUD-I, CHF/GBP-I, CHF/CAD-I, CHF/EUR-I, CHF/JPY-I, CHF/USD-I, USD/AUD-I, USD/GBP-I, USD/CAD-I, USD/EUR-I, USD/JPY-I, USD/CHF-I

U.S. dollar list: XDA-I, XDB-I, XDC-I, XDD-I, XDE-I, XDM-I, XDN-I, XDP-I, XDR-I, XDS-I, XDV-I, XDZ-I, XEB-I, XEH-I, XEN-I, XEV-I, XEY-I

Try sorting the currency list on Watchlist by 52-week range so you can easily see what markets are performing the best.

As usual, let me know if this works for you and if it was useful. We're constantly looking for feedback on how Watchlist is working for you. Leave a comment here or email us at globeinvestor@globeandmail.com.

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