Are Treasurers Damaging Share Prices?

FX losses amongst corporations in 2013 amounted to $17.8bn amongst fewer than 850 international companies.

In an environment where sophisticated treasury and risk management systems are more readily available and cost effective than ever, online portals streamline the dealing process and a variety of hedging techniques are well-established, it seems hard to understand why. After all, with all these tools at their disposal, surely FX risk management should no longer prove an issue for treasurers of multinational corporations?

Key Points

  • Scale and impact of FX losses
  • Factors affecting FX risk management
  • Ignoring the issue?
  • Impact on EPS
  • A more proactive approach
  • The role of cash management
  • Equipping the organisation


Written by

Helen Sanders
Treasury Management International

Risk Management Series (30 articles)


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