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.

  • Cross-currency interest rate swaps

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

    Foreign exchange spot

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

    Foreign exchange forwards

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

    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.

    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.