October 04, 2019

Hedge Trackers Prepares Clients for Impending Interest Rate Reform & SOFR Transition

Posted by Farah Lotia
You Can Rely on Us If you use Hedge Trackers’ Outsourcing and/or Software suite (Capella) services, you might be wondering what’s going to happen when interest rate reform occurs and SOFR replaces LIBOR in early 2021. Although that seems a bit...
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September 24, 2019

September 2019 Update: Fed Moves But Market Doesn’t Blink (Yet)

Posted by Farah Lotia
Rates & Recession: What Happened? Last Wednesday, The Fed lowered its target for the federal funds rate by a quarter percentage point, to a range of 1.75% to 2%.
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September 09, 2019

Optimize Your Digital Treasury

Posted by Jeff Goggins
Digital Treasury is the latest trend that’s slated to transform corporate treasury departments — and organizations as a whole. A digital treasury is one that uses technology to streamline manual and repetitive tasks and create real-time...
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September 06, 2019

FASB Proposed Guidance for LIBOR to SOFR Transition

Posted by Ruth Hardie & Farah Lotia
As a follow up to FASB’s June initiative to provide accounting relief to organizations that will need to modify their contracts as LIBOR is replaced by SOFR, FASB released a proposed Accounting Standards Update on Thursday.
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September 03, 2019

What is Digital Treasury?

Posted by Jeff Goggins
Technology adoption in treasury is moving at a lightning pace. Treasurers view legacy processes such as printing checks, aggregating prior day cash balances and gathering manual foreign currency exposures as (soon to be) things of the past. Much...
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August 28, 2019

Forecasting Balance Sheet Exposures

Posted by Sandra Koch
In order to mitigate foreign currency gains and losses, companies routinely hedge away currency risk associated with balance sheet exposures. Companies need to identify all monetary accounts on the balance sheet and aggregate the foreign amounts...
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August 26, 2019

Gathering Balance Sheet Exposures

Posted by Sandra Koch
Balance Sheet Exposures  Balance sheet exposures are the drivers of the FX Gains and Losses that impact earnings every month. They are monetary accounts like cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inter-company balances and more that are...
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August 19, 2019

Understanding Balance Sheet Exposures

Posted by Sandra Koch
A majority of corporations identify and hedge balance sheet exposures. In fact, they are the most commonly hedged exposures by far. In order to do so, one must understand why balance sheet exposures pose a risk in the first place and how to...
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August 12, 2019

Types of Currency Exposures and Common Hedge Types for Each

Posted by Sandra Koch
Currency movements affect internationally operating companies in many different ways. For example, when a U.S.-based firm sells goods and services in a foreign currency, their USD cash results fluctuate in relation to that foreign currency. When...
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