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April 28, 2017

AtlasFX Speaking at 2017 AFP Conference on FX Risk Management for Early-Stage to Mature Multi-National Companies

Date: October 15 – 18, 2017 Location: San Francisco, CA Download AFP Conference Presentation as PDF

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April 28, 2017

AtlasFX Speaking at 2017 AFP Conference on FX Risk Management for Early-Stage to Mature Multi-National Companies

Date: October 15 – 18, 2017 Location: San Francisco, CA Download AFP Conference Presentation as PDF

Are your FX Derivatives Executed on a Level PlayingField?

The foreign exchange (FX) market has the highest daily trading of all financial assets; annualized FX trading equates to an astounding 13 times global GDP.

Currency Risk Begins with Accounting

Risk management for foreign currency transactions and the translation of foreign currency necessarily begins with an understanding of the accounting rules that determine the representation, re-measurement, and translation of foreign currency amounts and their impacts on financial statements, earning

Exploring the Excuses for not Hedging

Industry surveys show that the majority of firms with currency risk practice some level of exposure management. There is also a growing list of academic work documenting the benefits of hedging (we list some illustrative surveys and studies below).

Guide to FX Trading in The OTC Markets

PRICING TRANSPARENCY GUIDELINES Never leave an ‘order’ with an FX broker (unless it’s a “fixing order”) Don’t trade over the phone when you can avoid it Always call multiple brokers to “shop your deal” Always know where the market is, verified by an independent market data source Alw

How Effective is your FX Hedging Program

Today's finance professionals are typically well equipped to handle many complex financial problems.

How to Measure Success in Your Cash Flow Hedging Program?

Most people have heard the expression “you get what you measure,” and it doesn’t take much time observing behavior in the corporate environment to realize that this is very true.

OTC Counterparty Risk Mitigation Strategies

WHY ISDA AGREEMENTS ARE ONE-SIDED, AND HOW IT CAN AFFECT YOUR COMPANY It should come as no surprise that the International Swap Dealer Agreements (ISDA) today’s multinational corporations sign with banks tend to be one-sided.

Time to Evaluate your Accounting Rate Methodology?

There are few decisions that have as far reaching an impact on your foreign exchange accounting and hedging as the chosen accounting rate methodology.

Top 10 Mistakes That Companies Make in FX Risk Management

The problem of how to best manage foreign exchange volatility has plagued multinational companies for decades, and is usually cited as one of the top concerns amongst Treasurers.

Why Firms Manage Currency Risk

There are numerous studies and analyses on corporate currency risk management available from academicians and risk advisors.

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May 15, 2017

AtlasFX Helps Fortune 500 Company, AGCO Significantly Reduce Volatility in Forex Hedging

AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions and supports more productive farming through its full line of equipment and related services.

May 14, 2017

Leveraging Technology to Intelligently Manage FX Hedging Programs – Fact or Fiction?

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies.

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May 6, 2020

FX Carry Trade 2020 Q2 Outlook

In addition to our retrospective look at the carry trade, AtlasFX’s also offers a quarterly FX carry trade outlook for a basket of selected currencies against the USD. (Please inquire for our st

May 6, 2020

FX Carry Trade 2020 Q1 Review

As part AtlasFX’s vision to protect multi-national corporations against the adverse impacts of currency volatility, we offer a quarterly update of the FX carry trade for a basket of selected cur

March 2, 2020

Atlas FX Carry Trade Study

INTRODUCTION An FX Carry Trade is a popular currency investment strategy that involves borrowing money in a currency with a relatively low interest rate and investing that money in another currency wi

February 3, 2020

FX Carry Trade 2020 Q1 Outlook

The chart below shows a prospective look at the carry trade for Q1, 2020 (1/1/2020-3/31/2020). Plotted on the x-axis is the three-month implied volatility of the pair. The y-axis plots the absolute va

January 15, 2020

FX Carry Trade 2019 Q4 Review

As part AtlasFX’s vision to protect multi-national corporations against the adverse impacts of currency volatility, we offer a quarterly update of the FX carry trade for a basket of selected cur

March 2, 2020

Atlas FX Carry Trade Study

INTRODUCTION An FX Carry Trade is a popular currency investment strategy that involves borrowing money in a currency with a relatively low interest rate and investing that money in another currency wi

February 3, 2020

FX Carry Trade 2020 Q1 Outlook

The chart below shows a prospective look at the carry trade for Q1, 2020 (1/1/2020-3/31/2020). Plotted on the x-axis is the three-month implied volatility of the pair. The y-axis plots the absolute va

January 15, 2020

FX Carry Trade 2019 Q4 Review

As part AtlasFX’s vision to protect multi-national corporations against the adverse impacts of currency volatility, we offer a quarterly update of the FX carry trade for a basket of selected cur

February 14, 2019

Accuracy of “Professional” FX Forecasters

 “There are two kinds of investors, be they large or small: Those who don’t know where the market is headed, and those who don’t know that they don’t know. Then again, there is a

December 9, 2018

The Definitive Guide to ForEx Risk Management Strategies

Forex risk management is an important aspect of every multinational company’s business and having the right forex risk management strategies is crucial in order to achieve financial targets.  Forex

February 16, 2018

AtlasFX Overview

AtlasFX, our state of the art software solution, links to internal ERP and TMS systems, and provides: An effective, timely, and comprehensive risk management framework and systems solution; Current and forecast currency exposures across reporting entities, geographies, and internal systems; and Soph