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In Focus: Understanding your business’ exposure to foreign exchange risk

By HiFX  /     Aug 23, 2017  /     Global  /     0 Comment

Welcome to In Focus, foreign exchange insight from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments. For more information about how businesses can mitigate the risks of foreign exchange exposure , download our new currency risk whitepaper.   In the current uncertain political and economic environment, where sharp movements in exchange rates are becoming more […]

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Could the German election deliver a surprise result?

By HiFX  /     Aug 10, 2017  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

With a political system designed to ensure balance and stability, German politics tends to remain fairly free from surprises. Despite doubts about the reliability of opinions polls after the unexpected election results in the UK and USA recently, it is reasonable to expect German politics to remain relatively uneventful. But with national elections due to […]

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What’s next for UK interest rates?

By HiFX  /     Aug 02, 2017  /     Market Updates  /     0 Comment

There has been much speculation in recent months about the prospect of the Bank of England raising interest rates. The US central bank raised rates recently and concerns remain about rising UK inflation, so could the next meeting of the UK’s Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday 3rd August see a rate rise? The short answer […]

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Second round of Brexit talks: “points of convergence and points of divergence”

By HiFX  /     Jul 21, 2017  /     Market Updates  /     0 Comment

After the pleasantries of the first round of Brexit talks in June, both sides stated that the second meeting this week is where the real work would begin. The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, stated on Monday morning that the talks would “now delve into the heart of the matter”, while his UK opposite, David […]

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In Focus: Is hedging foreign exchange risk right for your business?

By HiFX  /     Jul 13, 2017  /     Global  /     0 Comment

Welcome to In Focus, foreign exchange insight from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments. For more information about how businesses can mitigate the risks of foreign exchange exposure , download our new currency risk whitepaper.   Many businesses aren’t aware of the full range of foreign exchange risk management options available to them. […]

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Your holiday money essentials checklist

By HiFX  /     Jul 07, 2017  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

Getting ready to go on holiday is always exciting, but you’ll want to make sure the trip is memorable for all the right reasons. From car hire to currency purchases, flights to insurance cover, the cost of foreign travel can quickly mount up, particularly if there’s something you forget or leave to the last minute. We’ve […]

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In Focus: Finding the right international payments provider for your business

By HiFX  /     Jul 06, 2017  /     Global  /     0 Comment

Welcome to In Focus, foreign exchange insight from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments. For information on how businesses can avoid costly mistakes when making international payments, download our new international payments whitepaper.   If you’re shopping around to compare the cost of making international payments through a high street bank […]

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