Corporate Finance: Foreign Exchange

EUROPE'S DEBT PANIC BRINGS DOWN EURO, SPURS DOLLAR RALLY By Gordon Platt Weakness in the euro is contributing to the dollar's recovery, as the search for a safe haven favors the United States, analysts say. The euro fell to a ...

Economic Slowdown Could Benefit Dollar

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS - FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt The world economic recovery may be slowing more rapidly than previously expected, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Growth in the Group of Seven developed economies will slow ...

TCM: Risks And Rewards

By Anita Hawser Having survived one of the worst recessions on record, companies understand better than ever that treasury management is important for improved efficiency, whether through tightening their accounts-receivable or accounts-payable processes to unlock working capital or limiting the ...

Lower Volatility Spurs Carry Trade

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS - FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt The Federal Reserve is likely to keep US interest rates at record lows well into next year, enabling global investors to borrow dollars for a song and invest in higher-yielding assets ...

Foreign Exchange Trading

SPOTLIGHT: TRADING UP Technology is revolutionizing foreign exchange trading and providing ever-increasing opportunities in the world’s biggest financial market. By Anita Hawser Electronic trading has revolutionized markets. In the equities markets, algorithmic trading platforms, high-frequency trading and smart order routing ...

Foreign Exchange

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS — FOREIGN EXCHANGE GREEK DEBT CRISIS MORPHING INTO EURO PROBLEM By Gordon Platt The nearly $1 trillion plan to defuse Europe's debt crisis headed off speculation in credit default swaps, bank equities and bond spreads, but there ...

Corporate Finance: Foreign Exchange

STRENGTH IN US ECONOMY PROPELS DOLLAR, AS INTEREST RATE INCREASES DRAW CLOSER By Gordon Platt The dollar has found a new reason to rally. Earlier this year, the greenback benefited from the sovereign risk crisis that focused on Greece and ...

Corporate Finance: Foreign Exchange

DOLLAR’S RISE SLOWS AS DEBT PANIC IN EUROPE EASES By Gordon Platt The ability of Greece to raise significant funds in the bond market helped to calm investors’ nerves over the sovereign debt crisis in Europe last month, providing some ...

Corporate Finance: Foreign Exchange

Dollar’s Recovery Unlikely To Last Past First Quarter By Gordon Platt The dollar could extend its recovery through the first quarter of 2010, as the Federal Reserve terminates some of its special lending facilities, analysts say, but the greenback’s long-term ...

Corporate Finance: Foreign Exchange

Corporate Finance Focus Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage Adapts To Changed Landscape In Post-Crisis World By Gordon Platt Before the global financial crisis hit, prime brokerage had become one of the fastestgrowing products in the foreign exchange market. The service enables ...

Corporate Finance: Foreign Exchange

Dollar’s Recovery Linked To Timing Of Fed Rate Hike By Gordon Platt Foreign exchange market analysts expect the dollar to turn higher sometime in 2010, but whether the turning point comes early or late in the year could very well ...

BEST FOREIGN EXCHANGE PROVIDERS 2010

Global Finance names the World’s Best Foreign Exchange Providers 2010 NEW YORK, November 17, 2009 – Global Finance magazine has named the “Best Foreign Exchange Banks and Providers” by country, region and category in an exclusive survey to be published ...

FX Supplement: FX Swaps Get Kid-Glove Treatment

Swaps Foreign exchange swaps appear to be about to emerge unscathed from the flurry of new regulation prompted by the recent financial turmoil. By Gordon Platt Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank, released a revised bill that ...

FX Supplement: Murphy’s Law Rules The FX Market

Managing Volatility Accurately predicting currency movements can make the difference between profit and loss for a multinational. Fortunately, help is at hand. By Gordon Platt Finance ministers and central bankers have a habit of substituting “volatility” for “levels” when it ...

FX Supplement: Who’s Who In Foreign Exchange 2009

Who’s Who ILYA SOROKIN president and CEO ActForex Ilya Sorokin is president and CEO of ActForex, a New York-based provider of retail foreign exchange trading platforms. The firm’s Internet Currency Trading System (ICTS) has the ability to accommodate various business ...

Corporate Finance: Foreign Exchange

Bernanke Heads Off Big Attack On Dollar With Rate-Hike Talk By Gordon Platt The dollar has lost 12% against a basket of currencies since President Barack Obama took office in January, but selling of the greenback has been orderly, and ...

FX Supplement: Hedging The Risk Of A Dollar Collapse

Gordon Platt Contributing Writer gplatt@gfmag.com Conspiracy theories abound about the so-called demise of the dollar. When all is said and done, however, the dollar no doubt will remain widely held by central banks and citizens of the world, and currency ...

FX Supplement: Spreading The Word

Spread Betting Spread betting is becoming an increasingly popular form of FX trading. Its proponents are hoping it will grow as a risk management tool, too. By Anita Hawser Its initial popularity—and notoriety—may have been among sports gamblers, but spread ...