USD/MXN: this currency pair reflects the rate of the USD to the Mexican peso. Among the most volatile instruments of the currency market, its price may go 3,500 pips in a single day. In view of this peculiarity, the instrument is recommended for experienced traders who use scalping. It’s traded most actively on Wednesdays.
Factors influencing the rate of USD/MXN:
—oil and raw material prices (Mexico exports oil);
—price of gold and silver;
—prices of American and Mexican stocks.
The difference between the interest rates of the two countries is vast enough to allow for carry trade.