It’s been a tough year for the euro, which has fallen to parity with the US dollar amid a dicey backdrop for Europe.

But this situation has also boosted the potential of one trade that’s both shown big gains – as much as 29% this year – and low correlation with traditional asset classes.

In fact, the harder life gets for the euro, the better this “carry trade” stands to perform.

So that’s today’s Insight: how it works exactly, and how you can replicate it yourself.