The dollar tumbled to a three-year, trade-weighted low in January, even as the 10-year US Treasury note yield rose above 2.6% for the first time since 2014. This drop confounded analysts, who forecasted a stronger dollar based on expectations ...
After performing through some volatile years, corporate currency-risk managers earn growing respect.
The foreign exchange industry is embracing principles to nourish a robust, fair and transparent market for currency trading—without threat of law.
At Global Finance magazine’s annual foreign-exchange awards event, industry stars reflected on the regulatory impacts and technological advances that are changing the market.
Qatar’s reserves nearly doubled to $39 billion due to the change giving it more foreign-currency liquidity.
New restrictions will make it costlier for corporations to hedge erratic currency markets—but could also make the financial system safer.
Ratified by more than 110 of 164 member countries, the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has gone into force, launching “a new phase for trade facilitation reforms all over the world,” according to the WTO.
Stricter capital controls by Chinese authorities are prompting concerns that the liberalization of the Chinese capital market is being halted at a time when the US dollar’s strength and a steady outflow of funds from the country are causing the renminbi to slide.
Jacques Molgo, group financing & treasury director, and Laurent Chesnay, head of group front office, Air Liquide, a French multinational, explain the appeal of deal-contingent forwards (DCF)—a type of foreign exchange contract.
Global Finance's annual awards honor the corporations savviest in managing foreign exchange issues.
Marc Chandler, global head of currency strategy with Brown Brothers Harriman, discusses how major world events are impacting currency markets.
Naspers Group Head of treasury Jaco van der Merwe talks with Global Finance about managing complex foreign exchange transactions.
Global Finance publishes its annual list of the top foreign exchange providers in the world.
The Egyptian pound was floated this fall, and quickly lost half its value. But the reform is part of restructuring Egypt's economy to encourage foreign investment.
The US dollar remains king in the world’s biggest market, as the rise of Asia’s share in foreign exchange trading, led by China, is coming at the expense of Europe rather than the US, analysts say.
Rising oil demand has some countries hoping that commodity prices will rebound.
Algorithms reading Twitter may have sent the pound tumbling for no good reason.
Although Liam Fox made headlines for saying British businessmen are too lazy to boost exports, less extensively reported remarks by the UK’s international trade secretary hint at a significant change in policy.
Global Finance takes the world’s central bank governors to school in our annual “report cards” grading their economic stewardship.