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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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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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How is your FX exposure looking right now?
26/10/22
How is your FX exposure looking right now?
If your business is exposed to foreign exchange volatility it can be unsettling. Depending on which side of the exchange rate your business is exposed to, currency movements will be felt differently.
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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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Banks have real opportunity in FX hedging for SMEs
16/06/22
Banks have real opportunity in FX hedging for SMEs
There is ongoing discussion around the lack of digital innovation by banks in the SME lending space. This resonates with Hedgebook as it also relates to banks and how they manage foreign exchange hedging for small-to-medium-enterprise. Just as low interest rates have contributed to the rapid increase in commercial lending,...
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Every FX Client Deserves More
10/03/22
Every FX Client Deserves More
FX sales teams know their top revenue generating customers really well, they're the first call when market movements warrant it. But what if a client is not in that top tier? How many opportunities to add value do you miss every day? How do you surface every opportunity, for every client, at the right time?
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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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When to use zero-premium collar options as the method of hedging
30/08/21
When to use zero-premium collar options as the method of hedging
If it is not wise to always hedge via zero-premium collar options and you should never pay a premium to buy outright call and put currency options - what is the right approach?
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Hedge accounting FX options: time versus intrinsic value
23/08/21
Hedge accounting FX options: time versus intrinsic value
Learn how FX options lock in the certainty of worst case exchange rate outcomes while allowing participation in favourable rate movements.
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Three reasons investment fund managers use Hedgebook
17/06/21
Three reasons investment fund managers use Hedgebook
Here are three key ways Hedgebook makes life easier for investment fund managers or similar finance functions within a hedge fund, private equity or VC firm.
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