Investec Currencies

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As an institutional investor, global currency risk is a key component of your decision making process. With the right strategies in place, you can minimise the impact of exchange rate volatility on your portfolios, or build exposure to a particular currency.

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What we offer

Our foreign exchange team has an in-depth knowledge of the forces driving exchange rate volatility, as well as the strategies available to help you to protect your portfolios in a cost-effective manner.

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    Cross-currency interest rate swaps

    Maximise interest rate differentials efficiently through the use of cross-currency interest rate swaps.

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    Foreign exchange spot

    Access to all of the world’s leading currencies through our foreign exchange spot desk.

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    Foreign exchange forwards

    Hedge against the impact of exchange rate volatility by locking in rates through a foreign exchange forward.

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    Foreign exchange options

    A flexible tool for managing currency risk in your portfolio or for building exposure to a specific currency while protecting the downside.

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    Currency futures

    An exchange traded contract that is cash settled in Rand’s and no physical delivery of the currency takes place. 

The team

David Gracey

Head: Foreign exchange and fixed income trading

Gavin Scott

Foreign exchange trader

Ane Lottering

Options trader

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David Gracey, Head of Currencies

A well-executed foreign exchange strategy can add value considerably to an investment portfolio.