Tag: Hedging

Hedging

RBC Launches FX Trade Recommendations Service

RBC says it has executed its first FX trades with clients via AMOS, a new daily FX trade recommendation service aimed at hedge funds and real money clients who have an active FX mandate. Subscribed clients receive daily FX trade recommendations ahead of execution, replicating the performance of RBC’s FX positioning based trading strategy dollar […]

And Finally…

In this column on February 10 I bemoaned the lack of risk takers in markets, noting that the surge in passive investing in equities markets meant that inevitably the market swings, especially during corrections, will be wild. The last week has kind of highlighted what I meant, it is to be hoped that CTAs and […]

Lumint, New Change FX Partner for Hedging Analytics

Lumint and New Change FX (NCFX) have joined forces to provide a new solution which they say will address all the major challenges and opportunities faced by investment managers wishing to outsource some or all of their hedging programs. Lumint provides a full STP process to obtain the necessary hedge data and establishes a clear […]

Making Peer-to-Peer Trading a Reality in FX

In this Profit & Loss video interview Jay Moore, CEO of FX HedgePool, says that peer-to-peer FX trading remains an attractive prospect for buy side firms and explains why previous attempts to make it a reality haven’t worked. Noting that peer-to-peer FX trading is hardly a new concept, Moore says that buy side firms have […]

Time for a New Approach to Currency Hedging?

The fact that FX volatility has largely remained subdued despite plenty of geopolitical turmoil has implications regarding how firms think about currency hedging, said speakers at Profit & Loss Forex Network Chicago. For example, Peter Azzinaro, managing director, global macro, portfolio management at Manulife Investment Management, explained that his firm foresaw at the end of […]

Siemans Gamesa Goes Green With FX Hedging

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) says that it has arranged ”sustainable” FX hedging  contracts, totalling €174 million, with BNP Paribas. These are the first FX hedging deals to be arranged under BNP Paribas’s new sustainable derivatives platform, which is linked to the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). In a release announcing this news, SGRE […]

And Another Thing…

A fair bit has been made of the latest FX committee turnover surveys showing an increase in activity during a month in which people broadly experienced the opposite. Looking at the FX platform data and April was the worse month of the year thus far for everyone save 360T and Refinitiv non-spot products – and […]

Survey Highlights Barriers to Treasurers Implementing New Hedging Policies

Internal and technological challenges were cited as one of the main barriers to corporate treasurers adopting cash flow at risk (CFaR) hedging policies, according to a new survey from Bloomberg. More than 100 corporate treasurers, financial analysts and risk managers responded to the poll, which Bloomberg says found that CFaR and earnings at risk (EaR) […]

Has FX Become Divorced From Geopolitics?

Despite the geopolitical situation worldwide becoming more volatile, FX markets have stayed relatively idle, leaving speakers at the Profit & Loss Forex Network London event to wonder what has caused this disparity. In recent months, news of geopolitical volatility – from Brexit woes to an intensifying trade war between China and the United States – […]

Peer-to-Peer Matching: FX HedgePool Tries a New Approach

There have been numerous attempts in the past to create buy side to buy side matching pools for FX, with very limited success. FX HedgePool is the latest venture seeking to do this and, as the company edges towards launch, Galen Stops takes a look at what it is doing differently. In April, Profit & […]