Different roles within a company use different data sets to succeed at their job. Treasury and Risk Management departments, in particular, will utilize a specific set of data, forward rates, to make informed market decisions on behalf of the company. We describe what forward rates are, how they’re used, and which rate source you can trust.
As with the other roles examined in this series, the integrity of multi-currency accounting is being tested by globalization and economic instability. This installment in our blog series examines the challenges of determining functional currency rates and how corporate accountants can focus on centralization and clarity to strengthen their efforts.
Cash flow analysts deal with more variables than they ever have before – and, more often than not, do so with antiquated methods. In the following article, we will focus on discussing how a few small changes – namely around the automation of FX rate data and knowledge of local operations – can make a major difference for corporate treasury departments.
Already stretched to their limits in the face of multi-currency volatility, corporate treasury specialists will see little reprieve ahead as macroeconomic uncertainty continues. Having recently provided guidance on general FX best practices for corporate treasurers, this installment focuses on how specialists can enhance their FX risk management efforts in the months ahead.