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Does your business have the right treasury policy?opinion

Does your business have the right treasury policy?

Effective treasury management is fundamental to every organisation’s success – even more so as you grow and become more complex. The right treasury policy used in the correct way will protect your business should risk become reality.

Why are certain currencies given safe-haven status?Guides

Why are certain currencies given safe-haven status?

In times of uncertainty investors across the world seek assets with less risk. “Safe-haven” currencies have seen large inflows in recent weeks as the coronavirus pandemic has seen seismic upheaval in the global economy.

What is a forward contract?Guides

What is a forward contract?

A forward contract is a foreign exchange agreement to buy one currency by selling another on a specified date within the next 12 months at a price agreed on now, known as the forward rate.

Netflix signup surge tempered by FX riskOpinion

Netflix signup surge tempered by FX risk

Netflix is in the enviable position of being able to benefit from a global lockdown as people stop leaving the house and turn to the TV streaming service for entertainment in their millions. The strength of the Dollar, however, is giving pause for thought.

Mitigating currency risks for international businessesGuides

Mitigating currency risks for international businesses

Company growth can be defined in several ways. Most obviously, it refers to increasing revenues as a result of being in business, but it can also mean growing in terms of the number of people it employs, how many clients or customers it has or the number of offices or outlets it operates domestically and internationally.

GBPUSD The oldest currency pair in the world, but where next?Guides

GBPUSD The oldest currency pair in the world, but where next?

There were fears a month ago that sterling could fall to its lowest level against the US dollar in its 200+ year history and despite reaching the depths of 1.1450, the lowest since June 1985, it still had some way to go to reach the all-time low of 1.05.

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