Thursday June 4, 2020

Invested: Questions marking the currency landscape

Britain’s vote to leave the EU raises a lot of currency questions. Peter Kinsella has the answers

18th September, 2016

Different companies hedge for different reasons. Some hedge simply to eliminate, foreign exchange risk, insofar as is possible. Other companies hedge because they want to focus on their underlying business without the worry of large swings in their foreign exchange exposures. Then some companies hedge more actively to actually make money from foreign exchange swings.

Sterling’s depreciation since the June referendum illustrates that hedging policies can save serious amounts of money for companies. Companies which...

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