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  • Is Your Foreign Currency Risk Out Of Control? 5 FAQs

    When left unaddressed, foreign currency risk can wreak havoc on your bottom line. But it doesn’t have to be this way. To keep foreign currency fluctuations under control and drive predictability in financial statements, many companies turn to FX hedge programs.

  • 3 Types of Hedging: Which Hedge Strategy is Right for You?

    A hedge program is most effective when it aligns with the way your company evaluates financial performance. In this blog, we provide an overview of three different hedge strategy types that companies often turn to.

  • How to Effectively Hedge Risk in Volatile Markets

    Volatility across currency, interest rate and commodity markets – plus regulatory and accounting standards updates – have market participants wondering what they can do to stabilize their operations. Here’s how to respond with hedging – no matter how the market turns.

  • Hedging with Helen: Setting FX Risk Management Objectives

    Today, I’m going to be talking about objective setting. And when we’re talking about FX policies, a lot of times – almost universally, I guess – I see the objective in the policies to mitigate FX risk, and it’s not really clear what it is we’re communicating to the board of directors who is the […]

  • Top 5 Common FX Risk Management Mistakes

    As companies implement and run foreign currency (FX) risk management programs, they need to be aware of some common mistakes. Not all treasuries will encounter every mistake, but they are sure to encounter at least one of these—if not now, then in the not-too-distant future.

  • 5 Balance Sheet Hedge Challenges That Create Risky Positions

    Once a company establishes a balance sheet program, it likely runs on auto-pilot from then on. Exposures are gathered, forecasted, netted, hedged and adjusted inter-month, and the results of the program are reported — but rarely is there a “review” of the hedge program from top to bottom.