Calculating fx forward points

Since it was first published in 2014 thousands have benefited from this blog’s common-sense approach to a common misunderstanding. It relates to the calculation of foreign exchange (FX) forward points.

Treasury Reflections guest blog from Dean Sharrar Bancorp

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. …

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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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. The pent-up consumer demand following two years of off-and-on Covid induced…

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

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…

Client Dashboard

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

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?

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

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

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.

Forward Exchange Contracts pre delivery

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.