Currencies

Predictions of a Global Recession Are Rising: Here's What Businesses Need to Know

Predictions of a Global Recession Are Rising: Here's What Businesses Need to Know

A negative economic outlook portends possible business risks.

Just a year on from economists' almost unanimous agreement that the global economy was in robust shape, the outlook in 2019 has essentially shifted 180 degrees to that of pessimism.

NEW SERIES: Managing FX Challenges in the Age of Central Bank Activism

NEW SERIES: Managing FX Challenges in the Age of Central Bank Activism

Our new series looks at how Central Bank policies and regulations could impact popular currencies in coming months—and how accountants, treasurers, and financial professionals can make sense of it all. 

Covering the spread: A look back at the year’s most challenging currency pairs

Covering the spread: A look back at the year’s most challenging currency pairs

We recap how widening spreads with the dollar have affected businesses across the globe. Here are the most volatile currency pairs we examined.

Taking a Hike: Payments in Emerging Currencies Could See Fed Impact

Taking a Hike: Payments in Emerging Currencies Could See Fed Impact

For multinational companies that manage cash flows across emerging markets, an imminent rise in US interest rates stands to reverse the momentum of some of those currencies. We examine how a hike could affect FX transfers involving a few select emerging markets currencies.

Managing Corporate Currency Risk: How CEOs Lay the Foundation for Success

Managing Corporate Currency Risk: How CEOs Lay the Foundation for Success

CEOs are increasingly aware of the threat that persistent FX market volatility poses to revenues. The chief executive now has greater responsibility to embrace multi-currency risk and support FX management strategies brought forth by the CFO and other corporate treasury executives.

Currencies to watch in Q1 2016 - Intro

Currencies to watch in Q1 2016 - Intro

After a long period of relative calm, foreign exchange markets were hit by some severe turbulence in 2015 as markets reacted to a series of surprise moves by major central banks. Natasha Lala, Managing Director at OANDA Solutions for Business explains why she believes high volatility is here to stay in 2016, before isolating five currencies she says treasurers will need to keep an eye on over the next few months.