Currency Brokers

A quick fire guide to currency forwards, futures and options to help you manage your currency exposure

If you need to manage your currency exposure (and you’ve probably got more than you think) we’ve put together a few articles on the different types of hedging facilities out there. For those that need to buy or sell a large amount of foreign currency purchase or sale in the future currency forwards let you …

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Advantages and disadvantages of forward contracts and currency options

Here are the main advantages and disadvantages of forward contracts and currency options compared to currency forwards. Currency futures and options are mainly a  derivative product that large financial institutions use to either hedge exposure to financial investment exposure or speculate on FX price action. If as an individual or company you want to hedge your …

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Currency hedging forward contracts

Understanding and applying currency hedging forward contracts Currency hedging forward contracts are really very simple. They allow either individuals or businesses with exposure to currency risk to protect themselves from adverse moves in the foreign exchange market. The main thing to consider when looking at hedging currency exposure with forward contracts is your appetite for risk. If …

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FX Forward Pricing

As well as providing direct access to liquidity providers for better than bank deliverable foreign exchange and same day money transfers currency broker clients can use a currency forward to lock in an exchange rate for up to a year in advance. Why use a currency broker for your FX Forward Pricing? Bank beating exchange rates Trade …

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3 top tips for saving money when converting and transferring currency abroad

If you have a large foreign exchange conversion or international transfer coming up.  Here are my three top tips to save money and protect yourself from an expensive move in currency prices. 1. Use a currency broker for the best possible exchange rate. Avoid the poor exchange rates offered by banks and use a foreign …

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