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Case study: How one company, doing cross-border business with China, improved its profit margin

Read our latest case study on how we were able to help one manufacturing company based in Hong Kong, improve their profit margin and minimize costs associated with currency management.

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Webinar: SME Feature Event: Ways to Optimize Profit Margins while Mitigating Cross Border Risks

Join the webinar hosted by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) 香港總商會 on 10th of December at 10:30am, when Alain Groshens, CEO and Co-Founder of SystematicEdge, Edmond Lau, Principal for Greater China at The CFO Centre Hong Kong, and Henry Kwong, Tax Partner at Cheng & Cheng Limited (Certified Public Accountants), will discuss the future of the global currency landscape, ways to optimize profit margins, as well as pressing financial, strategic and operational risks that companies, in particular SMEs, could face in the course of conducting cross-border business. The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, has both highlighted and exacerbated many of the risks which businesses face on a day-to-day basis while exposing the urgency to optimize profit margins. This global health crisis, accompanied by trade tensions and geopolitical uncertainty, has created an increasingly complex environment in which companies now need to operate. The challenge of coping with this 'new normal' is often greater for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).

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SystematicEdge Monthly Market Overview October 2020

Europe has been severely hit by the second coronavirus wave, which has led to new lockdown measures across the continent, with a sustained negative impact on sectors such as transportation, hospitality, and tourism. In the US, election polls strongly favour a Biden victory. We believe the impact of a blue wave would be positive for China and negative for the USD as Democrats would print a record amount of money, while the Tech sector would be facing potential headwinds on the back of further taxes and potential anti-trust legislation. China’s economy continues its recovery amid rising consumer confidence, while manufacturing and non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMIs) are in expansion territory (above 50). China’s fifth plenum, the country’s five-year planning summit led by President Xi Jinping, stressed the importance of sustainable growth and the development of the Tech sector and domestic market.

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Podcast: Demystifying Futures: 3 reasons Futures are an efficient way to gain market exposure

Futures and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are two popular instruments to get exposure to equity indices. In this podcast, we hear about the key differences from portfolio manager Alexandre Riteau.

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SystematicEdge FX Commentary October 2020

USD: Long-term bearish trend - The currency market is at an inflection point. Major upcoming events and risks may reset the relative levels of currencies going forward: the US elections, the second wave of the pandemic, the US and China’s on-going economic trade war and Brexit. In our currency valuation analysis we don’t aim to predict currency as we know currencies follow a random path, yet we can witness their secular (long-term) trends and dynamics. Our goal is to explain currency drivers and their trends set by fundamental economic data which can, however, be disrupted by geopolitical events.

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Demystifying Futures: 3 reasons Futures are an efficient way to gain market exposure

Futures and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are two popular instruments to get exposure to equity indices. In this paper, we look at the key differences.

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