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Currency risk management

We offer tailor-made solutions that allow companies and financial institutions to reduce or eliminate the risk of losses due to currency exchange rate fluctuations.

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Why is risk management important?

Managing currency risk can bring benefits to your business.

  • Protect from unwanted exchange rate fluctuations
  • Stabilize cash flow and profit margins
  • Possibility to take advantage of favorable market situation
  • Improved financial forecasting and budgeting

Managing currency risk can bring benefits to your business.

Financial risk assessment

  • We perform currency risk analysis based on your activities
  • We identify potential losses due to exchange rate fluctuations
  • We introduce the methods of exchange rate risk management
  • We provide tailor-made hedging recommendations based on clients’ risk exposure

Possibilities to mitigate risks

Currency spot transaction

A transaction between you and the bank to buy one currency against selling another currency at an agreed rate for settlement on the spot date.

Currency forward outright transaction

A transaction between you and the bank to purchase one currency against selling another currency at a fixed rate for delivery on an agreed date in the future.

Currency swap transaction

A transaction between you and the bank to exchange foreign currencies at spot rate for a certain period. The transaction also stipulates to re-exchange the same amounts at an agreed future date at a certain rate (swap rate).

Currency option transaction

A transaction giving the option purchaser, who has paid a fixed premium to its seller, the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell a fixed amount of foreign currency at a fixed rate per unit in the future.

Currency order

Your order to the bank to buy or sell an amount of currency at desired rate valid for a specific period.

Trading Station

Trading Station is an Internet-based currency and money market transaction platform for companies and financial institutions, which frequently perform large-scale currency transactions.

Contact us for more information

Call us:
Customer support +371 2666 8777
Market Sales from 8 a.m to 5 p.m +371 6721 5656

Email us: tcm_latvia@seb.lv

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MIFID) regulates the rendering of financial investment services has been effective in the European Union and the European Economic Community (EEC) since 2007. The requirements of MiFID are aimed to provide additional protection to investors and promote the transparency of financial markets in terms of transactions in financial instruments.

After 3rd January 2018, new rules of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2014/65/EU (MiFID II) came into force and affect each investor who engages in transactions in financial instruments.

 

Please note that the data, examples and information on derivative financial instruments provided herein is for informational purposes only. This information has been prepared without consideration or regard of your knowledge or experience related to specific financial instruments and without having any information about your investment objectives or financial capacity to assume risks related to the conclusion of the transaction that meets your investment objectives; therefore, it cannot be construed as a personal investment recommendation, advice on trading in derivative financial instruments or investment research, order or invitation to buy or sell specific financial instruments and may not constitute any basis or part of any subsequent transaction.