How to manage currency exposure for your startup

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Paul Bowman, Vertical Head of International, Barclays Business, explains the currency volatility risks facing your business and how to mitigate them.

In this video Paul lays out the external influences that determine currency rates and volatility. He also discusses why managing currency risk can provide additional benefits and why not doing so “can mean that what starts as a great business opportunity can become a loss-making venture”.

Paul also explains the four broad options that startups have to manage their exposure to currency volatility and how to employ them.




The information contained in this video is correct at the time of publishing. We recommend that you carry out your own independent research to understand how exporting after the end of the transition period will affect you and your business.

We have pulled the resources on this page together for you to help with your independent research and business decisions. 

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