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Credit conditions worsening means greater materiality of CVA/DVA
19/02/24
Credit conditions worsening means greater materiality of CVA/DVA
A popular blog on the materiality of CVA/DVA which was recently updated to reflect current credit fluctuations and the impact this has on reporting.
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New interest rate risk management functionality
27/11/23
New interest rate risk management functionality
Many corporates use interest rate derivatives to manage their interest rate risk. After a recent surge in organisations using interest rate derivatives to manage their debt position. This sparked the release of new interest rate risk management functionality in Hedgebook.
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Lessons from London: banks, fintechs and going digital
20/10/23
Lessons from London: banks, fintechs and going digital
Hedgebook CEO Richard Eaddy recently spent a few weeks in London catching up with corporate clients, banks, brokers and other fintech providers - here are some of the lessons he learnt.
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Forex Dashboard Revealed: Hedgebook’s FX Exposure Tool
15/09/23
Forex Dashboard Revealed: Hedgebook’s FX Exposure Tool
It often surprises users to discover Hedgebook’s FX Exposure Tool dashboard capability is exactly that - the FX risk management dashboard they have been looking for - in disguise. The range of functionality may surprise you.
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Five reasons why you need an effective FX Exposure Tool
13/08/23
Five reasons why you need an effective FX Exposure Tool
Having the right tools can be the difference between success and stagnation.  For those managing the ebb and flow of foreign currencies having an effective FX exposure tool to help manage the forex risk can be an absolute game-changer
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Hedgebook 2023 User Survey – more hedging, greater efficiency
17/07/23
Hedgebook 2023 User Survey – more hedging, greater efficiency
This year’s record response to the Annual Hedgebook  User Survey has surfaced some interesting results.  Greater volatility is continuing to drive both more Interest Rate and FX Hedging activity - and a lift in how Hedgebook is being used. As always, it comes with a big thank you to those who took part.
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Essential hedge effectiveness testing: methods and importance
21/06/23
Essential hedge effectiveness testing: methods and importance
Hedge effectiveness testing is a crucial practice in the world of finance, ensuring the changes in fair value of a hedge adequately offset the changes in fair value of the hedged item. Kevin Mitchell, MD of Hedge Effective Advisory, explores a range of hedge testing methods.
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Our GOAT blog: Calculating fx forward points
27/03/23
Our GOAT blog: Calculating fx forward points
Every year thousands of readers like you benefit from this common-sense approach to the calculation of foreign exchange (FX) forward points. First published 10 years ago, we regularly review and update the FX forward points content – this is the latest edition
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Treasury Reflections – looking back over the last two years
21/12/22
Treasury Reflections – looking back over the last two years
In this guest blog, Head of Bancorp Treasury Services, Dean Sharrar, takes a timely look at his ‘treasury reflections’ examining what was a very different 2021 and 2022 to what anyone would have previously predicted.  While it can always be said we live in interesting times, the last two or...
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Inflation leads to rapid increase in interest rates
09/08/22
Inflation leads to rapid increase in interest rates
After more than a decade of declines in interest rates, leading to the historically low interest rate environment, the recent reversal has been rapid. But what does this mean for those of us in the business of managing FX risk?
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Hedgebook User Survey: more FX Hedging, more frequently
25/07/22
Hedgebook User Survey: more FX Hedging, more frequently
Five key learnings from this year's Hedgebook Annual User Survey. There are some interesting trends as greater volatility is driving more FX Hedging activity and this is confirmed across our user base.
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5 reasons why FX Sales Teams need a Client Dashboard
02/03/22
5 reasons why FX Sales Teams need a Client Dashboard
FX sales teams work portfolios of customers managing multiple currency hedging instances across each one. This blog explores five ways in which a Client Dashboard can help surface opportunities, engage customers and lift overall performance.
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How do you bridge the ‘touch’ gap for banks and FX customers?
09/12/21
How do you bridge the ‘touch’ gap for banks and FX customers?
Banks and large foreign exchange brokers have many FX customers to service, who all want to interact differently. Proactive or reactive? What is the answer?
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Complex Financial Derivatives – Buyers and Sellers Beware
29/10/21
Complex Financial Derivatives – Buyers and Sellers Beware
Recent publicity surrounding Deutsche Bank’s potential mis-selling of complex financial derivative products to an unsuspecting Spanish company highlights again the risks associated with hedging foreign exchange. 
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Quantifying bank counterparty credit spread inputs for CVA
22/09/21
Quantifying bank counterparty credit spread inputs for CVA
Clients often ask what the appropriate credit spread would be when calculating CVA (Credit Value Adjustment) under the current exposure method - we outline our recommended approach for Australia, NZ and UK based organisations.
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Forward exchange contracts: pre-deliveries and extensions
08/09/21
Forward exchange contracts: pre-deliveries and extensions
Many companies use Forward Exchange Contracts (FECs) to hedge forecasted future foreign currency exposures. Learn how Hedgebook makes this easy.
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