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?

complex financial derivatives

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.

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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?

FX Options

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.

Interest Rate Swap

Why use an interest rate swap and how does it work?

A popular blog first released in 2015, largely to help explain what an Interest Rate Swap or IRS is. Funnily enough – the need to know is just as great today, if not greater.

Fund managers

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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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.

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New Focus as Pressure Mounts on Auditors

Not only are companies struggling with the increased focus on exchange rates, but our auditors are also having to learn new tricks.