Corporate treasuries tweak hedging policies as volatility bites

Delegates told at ACT 2015 event


Corporate treasuries have reduced their hedging activity and tweaked the way they protect themselves from swings in foreign exchange rates, despite a pick-up in volatility since the second half of 2014, delegates at the annual conference of the Association of Corporate Treasurers heard.

The catalyst for this change in behaviour comes as the dollar has embarked on an uptrend, and treasurers re-examine their approach to emerging markets (EM) and the risks of an EM blow-up once the Federal Reserve

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