Allow you to buy or sell a specific amount of foreign currency at a specified exchange rate, for settlement in two working days.
A commitment to sell or buy a specific amount of currency at a fixed exchange rate on a future date.
An option can provide greater flexibility than a forward contract and as such may form a valuable part of your approach to managing your foreign exchange exposures.
The products referred to in this webpage are subject to separate terms and conditions.
Find out more about our Foreign Exchange services by talking to your Relationship Director.
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1Euromoney Foreign Exchange Survey 2014
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