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Top 5 hidden FX risks from doing business in emerging markets
Local regulations in emerging markets can result in time-consuming administrative process and trapped cash. Don't get caught off guard. Jana Poulsenova, Managing Director in Nordea Markets, shares the top risks to be aware of when doing business in these markets.
In recent years, Thule Group has used automation to revamp its approach to cash management and FX handling. Automation itself wasn't the end goal but rather the means to becoming a more strategic treasury. The move has paid off, freeing up time for more complex and value-adding tasks.
FX trading is undergoing a digital transformation, with automated solutions eliminating the manual, repetitive tasks and making more time for brain work. Matti Honkanen, Nordea’s head of Next Gen FX, talks to e-Forex’s Larry Levy in a podcast about the rapid change that’s underway.
Subscription based business models in corporate banking
With subscription business models spreading across nearly all industry verticals, the financial industry is often described as a laggard in this area. Jean-Francois Tapprest, Large Corporates & Institutions (LC&I) Business Innovation Lead at Nordea, analyses how a large part of the corporate banking business is already “subscription-like” and how banks can gain inspiration from modern subscription-based models.
How a women’s fashion retailer is navigating the Covid-19 storm
The Ball Group, a European leader in the plus-size women's clothing market, implemented an FX risk management strategy in 2016 to limit its exposure to currency fluctuations. The strategy has helped the company ride out the major currency volatility of the Covid-19 pandemic.
An effective hedging strategy helped this company dodge FX losses during Covid-19
Newgen Distribution, a leading distributor of Fitbit and other connected technology brands in Northern Europe, decided to implement an FX hedging strategy in 2019 to control its currency risk. The move has paid off, allowing the company to avoid exchange rate losses of up to 10% during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Circular economy champion L&T discovers ease of FX automation
Environmental services company L&T started using Nordea's AutoFX currency robot mid-pandemic in 2020 to reduce the manual work needed to manage its currency risk. FX automation has been a game changer for the company's treasury department.