By using our Alternative Hedging instrument, we offer you protection against unfavourable currency movements and also give you the choice to engage in foreign currency trading that will benefit your cash flow.

Future dated payments
Future dated payments

Ideal for foreign exchange transactions where payment is due at a future date.

Flexibility to buy and sell
Flexibility to buy and sell

You have the right to buy or sell within a given time frame.

Better rates
Better rates

You can often get better exchange rates.

What you need to know

Here’s how it works:
Here’s how it works:

Managing foreign exchange risk can be a headache for most businesses doing international trade.

That’s why Absa Alternative Hedging is ideal for businesses dealing in currencies other than the rand that enter into foreign exchange transactions where payment is due at a future date.

Features
Features:
  • With our structured solutions you have the right but not the obligation to buy or sell within a given time frame.
  • Ideal for companies with hedging policies that allow for more risk appetite.
Benefits
Benefits:
  • Getting possible foreign exchange rates that are better than Foreign Exchange Contracts and Foreign Exchange Spot.
  • Protection against currency rate movements.
  • Allows some ability to participate in favourable currency movements.
contact us

Need more help?

Contact your nearest branch or your International Banking Specialist

Email

InternationalBankingservices@absa.co.za