Market regimes: how to spot them and how to trade them

Analysing how currency pairs behave in different market regimes can improve execution, writes Tradefeedr’s Alexei Jiltsov

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It is widely acknowledged that financial markets switch from one ‘regime’ to another all the time, and while the total number of possible regimes is unknown, it is still a handy mental model for market participants. 

And if it’s true that history doesn’t repeat itself but often rhymes, then it can be useful to understand to which regime the current market environment broadly corresponds. A popular theme in the post-financial crisis world, for instance, was the ongoing switch between risk-on and

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