Foreign Exchange

FX RISK AND CURRENCY MARKETS IN A US ELECTION YEAR

FX RISK AND CURRENCY MARKETS IN A US ELECTION YEAR

This article is written by GPS® Capital Markets Download Article Once every four years, the world witnesses a highly anticipated event: the US presidential elections, yet the influence of these elections on currency markets and associated FX risk begins well before November 5th. This holds especially true in 2024, which will see both current US…

4 WAYS TO ASSESS YOUR COMPANY’S FOREIGN EXCHANGE EXPOSURE

4 WAYS TO ASSESS YOUR COMPANY’S FOREIGN EXCHANGE EXPOSURE

When you take a close look at any business’s operations, most planning and management are determined by the company’s size and vertical. When I’ve talked to executives about how they run their companies, the consensus is there’s a mountain of difference between how to approach a small business’s operations versus a sprawling multinational’s. However, there’s…

Starting a new job in Treasury: Best practices and expert advice

Starting a new job in Treasury: Best practices and expert advice

This Articles is a repost from an Article posted by our Content Partner Nomentia We recently interviewed treasury expert Patrick Kunz, who’s been working in treasury all his life. As he mentioned himself during the webinar, “Treasury is basically all I know.” Patrick has worked independently for the past 11 years. He founded his own company,…

Exchange Rates and How they Affect Every Business

Exchange Rates and How they Affect Every Business

The world has gotten more connected through globalization and advances in technology. This has changed the way small business owners operate. And the burning question many businesses are asking is how exchange rate affect business? In the past, small businesses usually focused on their local area. They made and sold products or services to people…

10 Factors that Influence Exchange Rates between Currencies

10 Factors that Influence Exchange Rates between Currencies

Have you ever wondered about the factors that influence exchange rates? Aside from interest rates and inflation, a country’s exchange rate tells you a lot about how healthy its economy is compared to others. Understanding the dynamics of exchange rates between currencies is crucial for both investors and businesses operating in the global market. The…

SAVING ON FX DEALS? OFTEN NEGLECTED BUT POTENTIALLY A “POT OF GOLD”

SAVING ON FX DEALS? OFTEN NEGLECTED BUT POTENTIALLY A “POT OF GOLD”

Doing business internationally often means dealing with foreign currency (FX). This poses a risk as the exchange rate changes daily, basically every second. To mitigate this risk a company can hedge the position via FX deals (discussed in a previous article). But what are the costs of those deals to companies? FX deals FX is…