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Currency management workshop for SMEs: How to increase your profit margin and reduce costs

This workshop is by invitation only for business owners and general managers of SMEs engaging in cross-border business. During this workshop we will discuss: ...

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January 2022 FX Commentary: Rising US interest rates fuel the dollar’s ascension

December figures for US GDP growth (+4.9% YoY annualized in Q3), unemployment (3.9%), and inflation (7.0%) caused the Fed to plan earlier rate hikes than initially expected.

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Why companies should pay their Chinese suppliers in RMB (instead of USD)

The development of the offshore RMB (CNH) and the subsequent roll-out of USDCNH Futures contracts have been a game changer for non-Chinese companies doing business with suppliers based in mainland China. As a result, an increasing number of companies have already switched their payment currency from USD to RMB.

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Omicron triggers higher volatility and equity profit taking: November 2021 Monthly Market Commentary

Global markets have reacted swiftly to the new Omicron variant, with an equity market sell-off in end-November. Nonetheless, economic growth remains strong around the globe amid central banks’ accommodating monetary policies, which we believe will support equity markets as countries and businesses adapt to a post-Covid world.

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December 2021 FX Commentary: Omicron triggers higher volatility and flight to safe haven currencies

Currency market participants have reacted swiftly to the new Omicron variant As a result, currency volatility has surged c 60 since September (EURUSD volatility up from 4 to 6 35 Meanwhile, exporters and importers of European goods and services have started to hedge their currency exposure for 2022 especially EUR, RMB, GBP and AUD, which also contributed to the FX volatility.

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SME Series: Supply Chain Uncertainties?

2 Key Features to look for in a Currency Risk Hedging Solution: Your supply chains may be disrupted, but you can still effectively mitigate your cross border currency risk without uncertainty.

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