# How to read ATR value?

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Hi everybody,

Please , I need your help. How to read Atr value in Pips?

For example on USD/JPY I see :

Weekly ATR value = 1.3931

Daily ATR value = 0.7832

What is ATR value in pips in each case?

Thank you in advance

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Hi,

- So it's simple,you should divide it by its standard digit points,for example:

(USDJPY point in 2 standard digits:0.01)

Weekly ATR value => 1.3931 / 0.01 = 139.31 pips

Daily ATR value => 0.7832 / 0.01 = 78.32 pips

(EURUSD point in 4 standard digits:0.0001)

Daily ATR value => 0.0027 / 0.0001 = 27 pips

- So if you divide them by broker digits(3digits for JPY pairs,5digits for other normal pairs),they will be based on points:

(USDJPY point in 3 broker digits:0.001)

Weekly ATR value => 1.3931 / 0.001 = 1393.1 points

(EURUSD point in 5 broker digits:0.00001)

Daily ATR value => 0.0027 / 0.00001 = 270 points

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Mehrdad Jeddi:

Hi,

- So it's simple,you should divide it by its standard digit points,for example:

(USDJPY point in 2 standard digits:0.01)

Weekly ATR value => 1.3931 / 0.01 = 139.31 pips

Daily ATR value => 0.7832 / 0.01 = 78.32 pips

(EURUSD point in 4 standard digits:0.0001)

Daily ATR value => 0.0027 / 0.0001 = 27 pips

- So if you divide them by broker digits(3digits for JPY pairs,5digits for other normal pairs),they will be based on points:

(USDJPY point in 3 broker digits:0.001)

Weekly ATR value => 1.3931 / 0.001 = 1393.1 points

(EURUSD point in 5 broker digits:0.00001)

Daily ATR value => 0.0027 / 0.00001 = 270 points

Wonderful, Thank you a lot. Last question. So I see on Gold weekly ATR = 41.9479, it means ATR value is 4194,7 pips, isn't it?
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maboudiB:
Wonderful, Thank you a lot. Last question. So I see on Gold weekly ATR = 41.9479, it means ATR value is 4194,7 pips, isn't it?
You're welcome,No,it's a little different.its digit is 0.1,it should be divide by 0.1,will be 419.47 pips.
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maboudiB:
Wonderful, Thank you a lot. Last question. So I see on Gold weekly ATR = 41.9479, it means ATR value is 4194,7 pips, isn't it?
Mehrdad Jeddi:
You're welcome,No,it's a little different.its digit is 0.1,it should be divide by 0.1,will be 419.47 pips.

With forex a pip size is accepted as 0.0001 except for JPY pairs which is 0.01

With other symbols there is no generally accepted pip size. With Gold, one person may consider a pip to be 0.01, others 0.1 and maybe even 1.0

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Ok, thank you again.

Best regards

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