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When Should You Buy Your Foreign Currency?

Why does it make a difference when you buy or sell currency? Because at different times the rates you achieve will be vary considerably. If the market is up you could get 1.35 USD for every 1 GBP – great news if you are buying US dollars, less good if you are selling. (The current rate is 1.27 as of…

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The Power Of Market Orders

With Brexit negotiations drawing to a close the outcome looks more uncertain than ever. Sentiment towards the pound can change on a daily basis as rumours circulate of a potential deal or no deal agreement being reached. As a result the already difficult task of protecting immediate or future exposures becomes even more challenging. However with added volatility comes added…

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3 Types of Risk a Specialist FX Company Can Help Prevent

Fluctuations in global currencies have brought exchange-rate risk back to the forefront for many companies – particularly those working with suppliers, production, or customers in different countries. Since the financial crisis of 2008 revealed the immense problems facing traditional financial institutions, change in the industry has accelerated. Businesses can now turn to a host of specialists to perform a lot…

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How Does FX Forward Purchasing Work?

Currency fluctuations can present a significant risk to your business and make a big difference to the amount you receive when making a money transfer. Thanks to greater online visibility, the level of risk has reduced from previous years, but with a foreign exchange deal underway, there’s still enough of a risk to warrant protecting your business and keeping your…

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How a Corporate FX Specialist Can Secure You The Right Rate

The foreign exchange markets can change from minute to minute, resulting in exchange rates altering throughout the day, and making transferring funds seem like a complicated minefield. In addition, many banks, and non-banks for that matter, claim to be commission or fee-free yet fail to be transparent in how much they actually charge, adjusting the exchange rate to make up…

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