Here we go. The following table shows the correlations among all currency ETFs (plus GLD) for September and October 2009. This is extremely important for diversification of investments. It is a large image.
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For proper diversification, what is of real interest is the uncorrelated currency ETFs. Here are the the most uncorrelated.
The Brittish Pound is the most uncorrelated currency with anything else.
-GBB with FXC (Pound, Canada, perfect 0.0 score), also with BNZ/BZF/CEZ, and similarly FXB/FXC
Gold and Currency correlation:
Gold is most correlated with:
- BNZ, BZF, CEW, DBV, FXA, FXC (New Zealand, Brazil, Emerging, G10, Australia, Canada)
Gold is most uncorrelated with CYB (Yuan)
These are the names of the ETFs:
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