Archive for March 9th, 2022
Archive for March 9th, 2022

Archive for March 9th, 2022

How do I integrate Currency Hedger API into my system?

Read our ‘API Sandbox Documentation’ to find out how to integrate our API into your system or contact a member of our team to speak directly to an expert who can walk you through the process and answer any queries you may have. 

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Are there any requirements in order to open a Currency Hedger API account?

Yes, due to the nature of our platform we have a few conditions that must be met in order to join our API network: You must have an active Currency Hedger account.  You must be transferring at least 100 payments/month or £1,000,000 in foreign exchange/month.

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What can I use API for?

Full-automation of the payroll system for your company Automate international payments to suppliers Monitor exchange rates and automate conversions at a desired value

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What is a RESTful API?

RESTful APIs refer to any API built using REST tech – ‘Representational State Transfer’ technology – which is generally preferred to its more robust counterpart SOAP tech – ‘Simple Object Access Protocol’ technology. RESTful APIs leverage less bandwidth which makes it the more suitable option for internet usage. REST is a software architectural style which […]

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How are APIs used in the finance industry?

APIs are considered to have the capacity to completely reshape the future of the financial services industry by enabling partnerships between banks, fintech firms and other financial services providers, such as accountants or consultants. This is hoped to usher in a new age of ‘open banking’ via an ecosystem of interconnected APIs. The possibilities of […]

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How do I place an order?

All orders can be placed using the trading platform (Webtrader, Android or iOS app). You can reach the order window in several ways: 1.) Go to your favourites. If there are products added to this list already, you can reach the order window by clicking the buy or sell buttons next to the name. 2.) […]

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What is the order duration?

When placing an order, you select whether you want the duration to be a Day order or GTC (good-till-cancelled). A Day order will stay open until it is executed during the trading day, or until the relevant market closes. If the order is not executed by the end of the trading day of the relevant […]

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What are the different order types?

The order types available with DEGIRO are: Market Order Limit Order Stop Loss Stop Limit Trailing Stop Loss Order (only on German exchanges) For more information on the different order types, please refer to the Orders and Order Execution Policy document.

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What is the difference between a limit order and a market order?

With a Market order, you place an order to execute your transaction at the current best available price. There is no upper bound on this price. With less liquid products, you may receive a worse price than what you anticipated. We therefore strongly advise you to treat this type of order with care. With a […]

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What are the steps to building an FX risk management strategy?

Firstly, your qualified Relationship Manager will get to know your business and the role foreign exchange plays in it. You will then specify your goals and agree on budgets so that a unique FX risk management strategy can be developed to suit your needs. Along the way, your Relationship Manager will provide guidance and work […]

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