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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.

When to use zero-premium FX 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

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

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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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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Five Current Trends For Global Markets Divisions (FX)

At the end of last year we sat around the ‘virtual’ table, hypothesising as to how the world may have changed for banks  FX trading teams over 2020. Which was when one of Hedgebook’s more…

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Mark-to-Market Valuations Seen in New Light

For a long time, mark-to-market valuations were sent by your bank once a year, whether you wanted them or not. They might have been of interest, they might not. You might have felt compelled to…

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Why FX Valuations are Wasted at Year End

If the market dropped tomorrow, do you know your exact FX valuations and exposure today? Not just an estimate, an independently calculated position. With Brexit and Covid-19 bringing volatility to the market, UK companies are…

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Three Ways Hedgebook Helps Banks and Brokers Work Smarter

  Over the past few years, Hedgebook has worked closely with channel partners across the United Kingdom, Europe, the US and Australasia. We have learnt a lot about banks and brokers pain points when it…

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Surprisingly FX Management is Business-as-usual in UK

Last year the talk was all about Brexit. How UK companies needed to better manage foreign exchange risks due to uncertainty and subsequent volatility in the currency markets. We all know what the talk currently…

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Exposure Tool launched

The reaction from our partners and corporate clients to the launch of Hedgebook’s Exposure Tool has been hugely satisfying. The Exposure Tool combines foreign currency cashflow forecasts with fx hedging derivatives to provide a clear…