Currency Risks Companies Face

Businesses face significant risk to currency movements.

Anticipated Revenue/Expense Risk
‣ Anticipated revenues/expenses can be multi-year budget projections, signed contracts, or other commitments.
‣ Management of anticipated revenue/expense risk would attempt to protect and enhance longer term contracts, commitments, future projections, or business operations.

Earnings/ Cash Flow Risk
‣ Currency moves are typically found to  affect budgeted revenues, earnings and cash flow by about 50% of the move over the current fiscal year.
‣Management of Earnings Risk would attempt to provide revenues and earnings near or above the expected budget amounts of the current year.

Repatriation Risk
‣Currency moves can have significant effect on the worth of profits repatriated from foreign holdings.
‣Management of Repatriation Risk would attempt to protect or enhance projected residual profits from foreign holdings and subsiduaries.

Debt Risk
‣ Currency moves can have significant effect on both the principle and interest payments of foreign denominated debt.
‣ Management of Debt Risk would attempt to protect or decrease principal amounts while also protecting or decreasing the interest payments.

Investment Risk
‣ Currency moves can have profound effects on investments and their returns.
‣ Foreign holdings and subsidiaries can suffer significant currency translation losses upon consolidation or diverstiture.
‣ Management of Investment Risk would attempt to protect or increase the capital as well as any cash flows.

Competitive Risk
‣ Currency movement effects the competitiveness of many companies business both abroad and locally.
‣ Management of Competitive Risk would involve assessing and protecting pricing levels at which competitors can access the company’s clients.

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Business Risks Companies Face
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Currency Movement Risks
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Hedging Strategies
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Risk Analysis
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Sensitivity Analysis
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Risk Audits
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Currency Risk Management Plan
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Centralized Foreign Exchange
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Budgeting Currency to Margins
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Fully Managed Services
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Risk Analysis
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Risk Management
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Currency Risk Management Plan
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