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21
Feb

Business In China And Foreign Exchange Risk Management

The rise of the Chinese middle class as a major consumer potentially provides a very lucrative market for exporters into China. By 2030, an estimated 326 million new middle class people will emerge, taking the total to around 854 million. With per capita disposable income forecast to triple over that period, it’s no wonder businesses […]

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20
Feb

Economic Indicators Influencing Fx Rates

Foreign exchange rates are influenced by the political, economic, and financial fortunes of the markets they operate in.   In life, we fear that which we do not know. Knowing, and more importantly understanding, which direction foreign exchange rates are moving is the key to preventing the costly error of trading currencies at the wrong […]

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20
Feb

Dealing in the Spot Market

An effective forex trading strategy does not have to be limited to only forward contracts. At times, Trading foreign currency directly in the spot market, at the current spot rate, is the most effective strategy for a business to minimize its costs or maximize its profits. Sometimes, it can be more profitable to execute a […]

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20
Feb

Spot Rates vs. Forward Rates

The first step in understanding foreign currency exchanges is to have a grasp of the concept of spot rates and forward rates (also known as forward contracts), and the difference between the two. A spot rate is a currency’s foreign exchange rate at the present moment in time. It is a static price of the […]

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20
Feb

What Is a Futures Contract

Futures are contracts that give buyers the obligation to buy an asset or commodity, and the seller the obligation to sell that asset or commodity, at an agreed upon price at a future point in time. Because this agreement is binding and not simply an option to buy or sell the underlying asset, futures are […]

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