Protection against foreign exchange changes

Currency markets are always moving, making it difficult for importers to be sure about the costs and profits of their business. One way importers can protect themselves against foreign exchange changes is by using Forward Exchange Contracts.

Importer hedging strategy tutorial

This video has three examples of hedging strategies used by importer businesses as a means of managing foreign exchange risk.

Booking a Forward is simple

There are two ways you can book a Forward:

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