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Spot Rates

Spot Rates

A spot deal is essentially a transaction that is booked, confirmed and settled immediately. In more detail a spot deal is an agreement between a client and a foreign exchange provider to sell one currency and buy another currency at…
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Forward Contracts

Forward Contracts

A Forward Exchange Contract (FEC) allows an individual or business to secure an exchange rate now but for settlement at a specified maturity date in the future.  Usually the forward contract can be secured between one month and two years.…
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Fees

Fees

It is difficult to provide definitive information on fees and margins as these will vary between the various foreign exchange providers, however the majority of FX providers will typically remain within the following thresholds. Fees: Transfers greater than £3,000 –…
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Importers & Exporters

Importers & Exporters

Anyone involved in the import or export of goods is inevitably exposed to exchange rate risk. It is also likely that any fluctuations caused by movements in currency are material to the profitability of the transaction. Many individuals and businesses…
Business Currency Payments

Business Currency Payments

Any company dealing in foreign currency, either to receive payment for goods and services or to make payments to suppliers, is exposed to financial risk created by fluctuations in the foreign exchange markets. Rather than worry about the varying rates…
Emigrating

Emigrating

The decision to emigrate to another country is one which is not taken lightly. Many people are attracted by the promise of a better lifestyle but the process of transferring assets to another country can be difficult and costly if…
Overseas Property Purchase

Overseas Property Purchase

If you are seeking new opportunities abroad and have identified the property of your dreams, it is useful to know how to save money in the foreign exchange markets. If a property must be purchased in a foreign currency, then…