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Consolidated Exchange Rates for the Airline Industry

Consolidated Exchange Rates for the Airline Industry

OANDA proudly partners with IATA, the International Air Transport Association, to provide the airline industry with accurate, automated, and reliable exchange rates data for their finance team’s currency conversion needs.

How Tesla and Other Manufacturers Are Impacted by Currency Risk - and How They Manage It

How Tesla and Other Manufacturers Are Impacted by Currency Risk - and How They Manage It

When supply chains stretch across borders, currency risk becomes a key consideration. Currency risk can be a roller coaster ride for even the largest global manufacturers.

Exhibit "A" could well be Tesla, which has seen its financial fortunes zig and zag due to currency swings in recent years.

Will AI take the Jobs of Finance Professionals?

Will AI take the Jobs of Finance Professionals?

Finance industry commentators believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will replace many existing financial services positions. Along with blockchain, digital transformation and regulation, AI is a technology set to roil banks now and in the coming years.

Join us in this article as we dive into the topic of AI in finance and what its growth and sophistication mean for financial professionals.

How Populism Impacts Exchange Rates: What Your Company Needs to Know

How Populism Impacts Exchange Rates: What Your Company Needs to Know

The increasing global shift to populist-led governments has generated upheaval for currency markets. 

Populist governments are now in place in the United States, Turkey, Brazil, Italy, Hungary and Poland. Mexico recently ushered in a new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who ran on a leftist, anti-establishment platform.

The Biggest Currency Risk Management Mistakes Companies Make

The Biggest Currency Risk Management Mistakes Companies Make

Corporate financial history is replete with examples of currency risk and trading management decisions that have backfired on companies.

Consider Toshihide Iguchi, a Japanese banking executive who turned a $70,000 in U.S. debt into a substantially larger debt of $1.1 billion, after making a bet on the U.S. fixed income market in 1983.

The Top Three “Must Reads" for CFOs in 2018

The Top Three “Must Reads" for CFOs in 2018

2018 has been a barnburner for business management books, as a red-hot economy and new rules on taxes, trade and tariffs take center stage. With companies looking for new ideas and new talent in the C-level suites, which tomes should executives put on their “must read" holiday list?

These three books certainly qualify.

Year End Review: The Top 5 Volatile Currencies for 2018

Year End Review: The Top 5 Volatile Currencies for 2018

Currency volatility around the globe is stabilizing in late 2018, and that's good news for corporate financial officers who've been beset by excessive risk in the currency market during the first nine months of the year.

Geopolitical events and economic strife had steered currency risk upward in the first half of 2018, so a downward trend is welcome news for currency market participants.

Canada Presents Human Rights Activist Viola Desmond as the Face of the New $10 Bill

Canada Presents Human Rights Activist Viola Desmond as the Face of the New $10 Bill

With the launch of a new $10 bill on November 19, Canada has ushered in an era of firsts: the first Black woman on a Canadian bank note, and the first Canadian bank note with a vertical, not horizontal, orientation.

The bill features social justice icon Viola Desmond(1914–1965) who was refused entrance to a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theatre in 1946.

How Inflation Drives Your Company's Purchasing Power in FX Markets

How Inflation Drives Your Company's Purchasing Power in FX Markets

Inflation is one of the key drivers of exchange rate movements. Keeping it within an ideal range is one of the great, constant challenges for central banks.

Inflation in a country and the associated tools that its central bank employs can have an indirect impact on purchasing power in other currencies.

FX Risk Management Best Practices: Cross-Border Payments for SMBs

FX Risk Management Best Practices: Cross-Border Payments for SMBs

In the last article of our series on "The impact of foreign exchange on small to mid-sized companies", we look at how to profitably execute cross border payments.

OANDA partners with Dell Boomi™ to provide seamless integration of Rates API with major ERP systems

OANDA partners with Dell Boomi™ to provide seamless integration of Rates API with major ERP systems

We are excited to announce our collaboration with Dell Boomi™, a leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software, to offer the OANDA Exchange Rates API Connector to all Dell Boomi™ customers. 

Market rates vs. Central Bank rates

Market rates vs. Central Bank rates

In recent years, Central Banks around the world have made the news with more frequency than ever before. How can global businesses identify which are the "right" exchange rates to use - market rates or Central Bank rates?

Central Bank Activism: A Grain of Salt with Fed and BoC Announcements

Central Bank Activism: A Grain of Salt with Fed and BoC Announcements

In a world rife with geopolitical unpredictability – businesses hang their decisions off any monetary policy snippets emanating from Central Banks. Here's why corporates shouldn't react to the Fed and Bank of Canada’s every word. 

Invoice Tracking & Reporting for B2B Companies

Invoice Tracking & Reporting for B2B Companies

Cash flows that are the lifeblood of all businesses. Commercial organizations of all sizes are under pressure to improve efficiency and effectiveness. We cover 5 payments trends to help B2B companies successfully manage cash flows.

The Crypto Conundrum: Planning for Central Bank Adoption of Digital Currency

The Crypto Conundrum: Planning for Central Bank Adoption of Digital Currency

Record-setting prices for cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, have caught the attention of the South African Central Bank who looked to issue their own digital currency. But where does cryptocurrency fit in with monetary policy?