One year after the United Kingdom European Union referendum, currency exposures are top of mind to board members, CEOs and CFOs.
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Following UK’s Brexit decision, Wolfgang explains how companies are being impacted by the currency market volatility and what steps treasurers are taking to mitigate the risks.
Global corporations are asking not only “How low will the pound go?” but, more importantly, “How will Brexit impact the corporation across all of its currency pairs [which may number in the hundreds]?”
China’s move, just two days after saying it would not devalue its currency, is unfortunately business as usual.
Volatility will no longer be the “new normal” but just the norm; it will be the “year of the yuan”; and FP&A teams will be pressed for insights.
Forget about the idea of predictable currency cycles in 2016: currency volatility that arises anywhere, anytime will be normal; making the associated business risks facts of life for multinational corporations.
The big currency story in 2016 will be one of yuan liberalization—and the very significant business risk it represents for global companies. But the yuan won’t be the only currency story.