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South African currency risk management

It is easy to manage your currency risk using a few simple tools and instruments we can offer you. We have the in-house expertise to tailor the appropriate currency risk management solution for you or your business - helping you protect your profits, reduce your costs and streamline your international payments.

We will help identify, evaluate and mitigate the day-to-day currency risks you face, while giving you the tools to take advantage of the associated opportunities.

 

How we can help you

Market orders

Limit orders 

A limit order provides an upside price target. You set a price target above where the market is currently trading; when the market hits your price, your order is automatically filled.

 

Stop-loss orders

A stop-loss order does exactly that – it stops loss. It allows you to set a "worst case" price to trade at below the current market level. Your order will be filled if the market drops to (or beyond) your protective price.

 

Hedging

Forward contracts

A currency forward contract is a non-standardized contract set up between two parties to buy or to sell a currency at a specified future time, at a price agreed upon at the time of contract initiation.

How do forward contracts work?

 

Step 1

Determine the future date you would like the currency delivered on. *
 

Step 2

Sign the forward contract and pay over the required deposit.
 

Step 3

Once the deposit has been received we can secure the exchange rate and book the currency.**
 

Step 4

On date of settlement, the balance must be settled. The currency will be transferred at the agreed forward contract rate.

*This needs to be exact as booking will take place on the live market.

**Deposits needs to be paid in order to cover any risk associated with the currency pair. The deposit is usually between 5-10%.

 

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South Africa

Cape Town

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708 +27 (0) 21 657 2120

Durban

201 The Annex
Ridgeside Office Park
Umhlanga +27 (0) 31 536 8843

United Kingdom

London

Castlewood House
77/91 New Oxford Street
WC1A 1DG +44 (0) 20 7759 7514

Croydon

5-7 Selsdon Road
South Croydon
CR2 6PU +44 (0) 20 7759 7581

Australia

Melbourne

9 Yarra Street
South Yarra
VIC 3141 +613 (0) 8651 4500

Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 7070528) registered in England and Wales. Sable International is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Board in South Africa (FSP no. 41900) and holds an Australian Financial Services License issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (AFS License number 335 126).

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