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Structural Foreign Exchange Risk in practice

Managing Capital Adequacy ratios through an open Foreign Exchange position

Since the introduction of the Pillar 1 capital charge for market risk, banks must hold capital for Foreign Exchange (FX) risk, irrespective of whether the open FX position was held on the trading or the banking book. An exception was made for Structural Foreign Exchange Positions, where supervisory authorities were free to allow banks to maintain an open FX position to protect their capital adequacy ratio in this way.

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20 Treasury Actions for 2020!

The start of a new year (not to mention a new decade) is a natural moment to reflect on the past and look forward to the year(s) ahead. How should you, as a treasurer, prepare for the uncertain future? What will be the main trends for the coming year? Most importantly, what can your company, and the treasury organization specifically, do to add value by recognizing the trends?

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Treasurers: are we rational decision-makers?

Behavioral finance was first taught in universities at the beginning of the new millennium. Before that, traditional economists based their theories on the assumption that efficient markets are driven by the rational behavior of market participants. The study of behavioral finance suggests that this is not always so.

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Türk Telekom Highly Commended Winner in the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards 2016!

We are delighted to announce that our client Türk Telekom is the highly commended winner for the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards for “Best Foreign Exchange Solution 2016”.

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A Structured Approach towards a Best in Class Financial Risk Management Framework

The increased volatility in the commodity and foreign exchange markets, augmented counterparty risk and the low interest rate environment have led to an increased focus on financial risk management (FRM) for multinational corporations (MNCs).

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