Counter currency

In Forex, the currency that the investor pays with or receives when trading. For example, in EURUSD the variable currency is USD, for example, one unit of EUR is worth a variable amount of USD. When you buy EUR, you pay with USD, and when you sell EUR, you receive USD. The other currency (EUR in the example above) is called the base currency.

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