FX risk

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  • automotive sector
  • FX risk
  • hedging china
March 29th 2022

European automakers ramp up renminbi hedges as Russia threats mount

VW, BMW, Mercedes and Stellantis added an additional €70bn in FX hedges in 2021 to protect growing...
  • Hedging
March 8th 2022

US Treasurers ramp up FX hedging as the dollar continues to strengthen

Russia’s war against Ukraine has led to a surge in commodity prices, helping to push the US dollar...
  • Covid-19
  • forecasting
  • Hedging
November 2nd 2021

A crisis of predictability

The pandemic has upended the world of FX hedging, with revenue shocks and lack of cash visibility...
  • emerging markets
  • Hedging
October 5th 2021

US tech giants slashed FX hedges before EM currencies plunged

Treasurers at companies with high EM FX exposure caught out by poor decision on hedge timing.
July 6th 2021

Consumer goods giants bet on EM recovery with FX hedge reduction

Unilever, Nestle cut hedges before emerging market FX rebound
  • Covid-19
  • Hedging
  • tail risk
August 10th 2020

A sting in the tail

Tail risk has emerged as an overlooked pain in corporate FX management during the current crisi...
El Sewedy electric group building
  • Africa
February 27th 2020

Testing the limits of FX risk management

Foreign exchange (FX) risk management is a key skill for any treasurer of a multinational corporate....
December 16th 2019

Corporates make VaR push in FX

Corporates are increasingly adopting Value at Risk (VaR) approaches to their currency hedging.
  • cash flow forecasting
  • cash-flow-at-risk
  • earnings-at-risk
  • Hedging
  • value-at-risk
  • VaR
December 12th 2019

Fluor’s Yoder on FX risk for multi-national corporates

Foreign currency (“FX”) continues to be a hot topic in the media and one of the core treasury...
November 6th 2019

Facing the Argentine challenge

Afflicted by currency devaluation and hyperinflation, Argentina is testing the risk management skills...

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