Argentina Currency Crisis Brings Big Risks to Companies

Argentina Currency Crisis Brings Big Risks to Companies

Between talks of default as Argentina struggles to repay heavy government borrowing, historically high interest rates, and the Argentinian Peso declining 45% against the U.S. dollar, the business risk of working in Argentina is high.

President Mauricio Macri and his pro-business government face an uphill climb in stabilizing the currency and solving its mounting economic problems. Here are the issues that business operating in Argentina need to know.

3 of the Worst Currency Devaluations in History (and 1 to Watch for Today)

3 of the Worst Currency Devaluations in History (and 1 to Watch for Today)

Continuing the increasing trend of shocking currency developments in recent years, global foreign exchange markets have witnessed drastic events recently.

Join us in this article as we take a look at 3 of the most severe currency devaluations in history—as well one to watch out for—and what businesses can learn to protect themselves from risk.

Four Issues Affecting Putin, Russia, and the Global FX Market

Four Issues Affecting Putin, Russia, and the Global FX Market

The Russian ruble is down and the Russian economy isn't faring much better in 2018. At the center of it all stands Vladimir Putin, leader of Russia since 1999. Almost 20 years later, Putin is dealing with a souring economy, a skittish foreign investment base, and other obstacles.

We uncover the four main issues facing Russia, the Ruble, and its notorious leader.

H2 Currencies to Watch

H2 Currencies to Watch

Read our six-article series on what businesses need to know about a variety of global currencies in the second half of 2018. We focus on political, economic, and financial events that will affect these currencies. We cover the Canadian Dollar, Mexican Peso, Euro, Australian Dollar, Pound Sterling, and emerging markets.

How Trade Wars can Affect Your Business and the FX Market

How Trade Wars can Affect Your Business and the FX Market

The 2018 global trade war began with a single United States safeguard tariff on washing machines and solar cell panels in January. It subsequently picked up steam as the year progressed and developed into an all-out trade tariff war.

We take a deep dive into how the trade war is affecting both the FX market and businesses that work with foreign currencies.

Five Hidden Costs of International Corporate Payments

Five Hidden Costs of International Corporate Payments

To grow your business globally, mastering the fine art of international corporate payments isn't a luxury—it's a necessity. We cover 5 common hidden overseas transactions fees—and how to sidestep them.

H2 Currencies to Watch: Pound Sterling outlook as Brexit Dominates

H2 Currencies to Watch: Pound Sterling outlook as Brexit Dominates

Our fifth article in our blog series “H2 Currencies to Watch” will cover what'll drive the pound sterling including onerous Brexit negotiations, interest rates, and a U.S.-U.K. trade deal.

Here's what businesses can expect in the upcoming months.

H2 Currencies to Watch: Business Lessons from the Australian Dollar

H2 Currencies to Watch: Business Lessons from the Australian Dollar

Our fourth article in our blog series “H2 Currencies to Watch” will take a dive into what'll drive the Australian Dollar with a focus on political, economic, and financial events that will affect the Aussie.

Here's what global businesses will need to watch in the coming months.

H2 Currencies to Watch: Advantages and Obstacles for the Euro

H2 Currencies to Watch: Advantages and Obstacles for the Euro

This is the third article in our blog series on what businesses need to know about key global currencies in the second half of 2018. In this article, we'll cover economic and political events that present both advantages and obstacles for the Euro, as well as what businesses can expect of the European currency in the 2nd half of 2018.

H2 Currencies to Watch: Peso Poised for a Comeback

H2 Currencies to Watch: Peso Poised for a Comeback

We dive into what'll drive the Mexican peso in H2, with a focus on political, economic, and financial events that will affect the Mexican currency. Here's what global businesses will need to watch in the coming months.

H2 Currencies to Watch: A Deep Dive on the Canadian Dollar

H2 Currencies to Watch: A Deep Dive on the Canadian Dollar

This is the first in a six-article series on what businesses need to know about a variety of notable global currencies in the second half of 2018. We launch our series with a deep dive on the Canadian dollar, with a special focus on the critical economic, financial market, and political events that impact the Canadian currency – and what those implications mean to global businesses.

How to Easily Integrate OANDA FX API into Major ERPs

How to Easily Integrate OANDA FX API into Major ERPs

Here are 3 easy ways you can streamline the integration of FX rates into your ERP system. See how OANDA’s exchange rates API automatically imports exchange rates data while reducing any friction in implementation.

Central Bank Monkey Business: Should Central Banks Determine Exchange Rates?

Central Bank Monkey Business: Should Central Banks Determine Exchange Rates?

Foreign exchange rates are usually determined by real exchanges on the FX market. In recent years, central banks have been playing a much larger role when determining their own foreign exchange rates - But should central banks be determining exchange rates?

The SNB Crisis 3 Years Later: Lessons for your Business

The SNB Crisis 3 Years Later: Lessons for your Business

The Swiss National Bank sent shockwaves across global financial markets on January 15, 2015, when it abandoned its exchange rate floor that had up to the point pegged the Swiss franc to the euro. What businesses can do to avoid fallouts like this in the future?

Trump Effect: U.S. & North Korea Summit Should Provide Big Impact on Currency Markets - Especially in Asia

Trump Effect: U.S. & North Korea Summit Should Provide Big Impact on Currency Markets - Especially in Asia

President Trump wants to go down in history for de-arming North Korea’s nuclear weapons and brokering a peace agreement between the North and South. Meanwhile, Kim Jong Un has more short-term targets – sanctions relief and economic solvency. We analyze the potential business impact of the much-anticipated summit meeting.