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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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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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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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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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FX Risk for Wine Importers and Exporters
08/04/21
FX Risk for Wine Importers and Exporters
In working with wine companies over the years the Hedgebook team has a real appreciation for the complexity of managing FX risk for wine importers and exporters.
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Is auto-hedging the next big thing in treasury?
24/03/21
Is auto-hedging the next big thing in treasury?
The pros and cons of auto-hedging is becoming a key debate; what is it, the motivations for it and what concerns could customers have?
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London Calling: Hedgebook’s UK Office
22/02/21
London Calling: Hedgebook’s UK Office
Its four years since we packed up our bags and embarked on a journey to take Hedgebook from an Australasian success to enter the UK market.
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Quantifying “better” risk management conversations
11/02/21
Quantifying “better” risk management conversations
Hedgebook helps banks, brokers and others have better FX risk management conversations with their clients using data from its SaaS solution. Find out more here:
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Is Santa FX Hedging this Christmas?
16/12/20
Is Santa FX Hedging this Christmas?
In terms of a global importer Santa would have to be right up there - a light hearted look at FX hedging transactions at the North Pole.
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Six Ways Hedgebook Helps a Corporate Hedge Smarter
17/09/20
Six Ways Hedgebook Helps a Corporate Hedge Smarter
  Corporate Treasurers and Finance Directors have spoken out about the challenge of managing risk, on outdated and expensive systems. It comes as their department is thrust to the forefront of managing the fallout of Covid-19. Working from home has its but for those relying on systems that aren’t built...
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Hedgebook Partners with TreasuryXpress
25/11/18
Hedgebook Partners with TreasuryXpress
Hedgebook announces new partnership with TreasuryXpress shares a common goal to make effective financial risk management automation accessible.
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Migration to MS Azure (a Hedgebook case study by Microsoft)
17/08/18
Migration to MS Azure (a Hedgebook case study by Microsoft)
Since its inception, Hedgebook had successfully delivered TMS via hosted infrastructure - until its migration to Microsoft SQL Azure in March 2018. So, what precipitated this significant transition?
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Structured options: part of a balanced FX hedge portfolio
20/02/18
Structured options: part of a balanced FX hedge portfolio
Somewhat ironically, it is our observation that structured option products for FX hedging are heavily used by small-to-mid sized commercial firms and often overlooked by larger organisations. Many treasury policies exclude exotic options, unless approved by the board as an exception. No question there is a level of complexity about...
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