2023 Year-End Currency Hedging: Navigating FX Fluctuations During the Holiday Season
Download PDF As the holiday season comes into swing, attention may shift away from managing foreign exchange exposures. Still, our analysis shows that this period of the year should be treated with the same vigilance as any other period. In this research piece, GPS delves into an analysis of the most actively traded currency pairs, […]
FXbeacon: Zen and the Art of FX Risk Management
I like to travel. Experiencing different places and their cultures is a passion for my wife and me. Though we make some restaurant reservations and schedule a few activities, we like to leave room for serendipity. Surprises are encouraged; the best surprises usually become our favorite memories, and the worst surprises almost always become our […]
Hedging Strategies for GBP: What’s been effective in the past year?
Download PDF As the GBP/USD spot rate currently sits at the midpoint of its 12-month range, many corporate treasurers are searching for the best way to hedge their currency exposures. This article analyzes the performance of various hedging strategies over the last year. To facilitate an accurate comparison, we’ve adopted a standardized approach: the corporate […]
Case Study | How GPS Helped a UK Fashion Retailer Thrive
Download PDF In this insightful interview, we delved into a client case study with Paul, Head of Treasury and Investor Relations at a prominent fashion retailer based in the UK. With a turnover of approximately £900 million per year, this company operates in the competitive world of fashion. Join us as we explore Paul’s experiences […]
Hedging Strategies for EUR: What’s been effective in the past year?
Download PDF In the past 12 months, marked by an initial increase and then a stable phase in the EUR/USD exchange rate, numerous corporate treasurers have been exploring optimal methods to safeguard against currency risk. This article examines how different hedging tactics have fared over this period. For a fair evaluation, a uniform method has […]
Market Update | August 2023
Central banks like the Federal Reserve (Fed), Bank of England (BoE), and European Central Bank (ECB) are all signaling higher interest rates, with an emphasis on longer-term rate increases. This trend has been driven by rising US treasury yields and disappointing economic data from China, which have impacted currency markets. Additionally, forward-looking ISM Surveys in […]
FXBEACON: TENNIS | SAILING | FX | PRIVATE EQUITY
Seven years ago, my wife took the liberty of signing me up for a tennis team without my knowledge. She thought I needed a hobby to balance the demanding world of finance, which absorbed most of my time. After getting past some growing pains, I fell in love with the sport. Then, last year I […]