Currency Depreciation vs. Appreciation: Definitions & Examples

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By TheStreet Staff What Are Currency Depreciation and Appreciation?In the foreign exchange market, currency depreciation occurs when the value of one currency falls compared to the value of one or more other currencies. On the flipside, currency appreciation occurs when one currency gains in value compared to one or more other currencies. What Is the Foreign Exchange Market?The foreign exchange market (also referred to as forex and FX) is where currencies are traded, and as a whole, it is by far the biggest market in the world on a daily trading basis, exceeding the average daily trading turno…

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