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To enable the Bank to meet the objectives of a central bank, it is vested with comprehensive legal powers under the following legislation to regulate and .

You are obliged to buy USD, at 1. However, the remaining USD, can be purchased in the spot market at 1.

This will give an average rate of 1. This structure provides a hedge rate at zero premium cost with the ability to benefit from a potentially unlimited favourable exchange rate move. There is no premium payable for a tracker forward. To take out a tracker forward, you need to advise us of the amount, the currencies involved, the expiry date and the worst rate which you would like to buy your foreign currency.

How a tracker forward works For example, you import materials from the US, and have to pay a supplier USD, in six months' time. The tracker forward provides protection for you to buy USD at a worst-case rate of 1. However, by the maturity date, you are obligated to buy USD from HSBC at the prevailing market rate less 4 cents, although the net rate cannot be worse than 1.

You are obliged to deal at the protected rate of 1. You are obliged to deal at 1. Stay focused on business by having the best FX derivatives behind your profits. Exporting is complex even without foreign currency fluctuations; our product profiles show how our tools work to protect you against volatility. To take out an ARO contract, you need to advise us of the amount, the currencies involved, the expiry date and the worst rate which you would like to sell USD.

You receive the USD, at the end of every month and sell them in the spot market as required. If the average of the 12 monthly fixings is higher than the strike protection , HSBC will, at maturity, compensate you with a cash payment equal to the difference between the strike rate and the average rate over the period on your protected amount. If, on the other hand, the average of the 12 monthly fixings is lower than the strike rate, then by dealing in the spot market, you will have been able to benefit from favourable currency rates over the year and you will allow the option to lapse.

To take out a currency option, you need to advise us of the amount, the currencies involved, the expiry date and the exchange rate that you are looking to protect. How a currency option works For example, you export materials from the US, and need to sell USD, in six months' time to pay a supplier. You exercise the right to sell USD, at 1.

You let your currency option expire and simply sell USD, at the market rate of 1. This structure entitles you to sell foreign currency at a specified protected 'worst-case' rate of exchange or at a more favourable rate, as far as a predetermined 'best possible' limit rate. To take out an FE contract, you need to advise us of the amount, the currencies involved, the expiry date and the worst rate which you would like to sell your foreign currency.

You are entitled to sell dollars at 1. You are obliged to sell dollars at 1. You can sell dollars in the spot market at 1. If the limit rate is hit or exceeded at anytime during the life of the trade, you are obliged to deal at the original forward rate. To take out a forward extra plus contract, you need to advise us of the amount, the currencies involved, the expiry date and the worst rate which you would like to sell foreign currency. How a forward extra plus works For example, you export materials to the US, and are due to receive USD, in six months' time.

You can sell dollars in the market at 1. This structure provides a guaranteed hedge for the full exposure while allowing you to benefit from a favourable exchange rate move on a predetermined portion of your currency exposure. To take out a participating forward contract, you need to advise us of the amount, the currencies involved, the expiry date and the worst rate which you would like to sell your foreign currency.

We will then tell you the level of participation you can potentially benefit from. How a participating forward works For example, you export materials to the US, and are due to receive USD, in six months' time.

You are entitled to sell USD, at 1. You are obliged to sell USD, at 1. However, the remaining USD, can be sold in the spot market at 1. This structure provides protection at a pre-agreed 'worst-case' rate with the ability to benefit from a potentially unlimited favourable exchange rate move.

There is no cash premium payable for a tracker forward. To take out a tracker forward, you need to advise us of the amount, the currencies involved, the expiry date and the worst rate which you would like to sell foreign currency.

How a tracker forward works For example, you export materials to the US, and are due to receive USD, in six months' time. The tracker forward provides protection to sell USD at a worst-case rate of 1. However, by the maturity date, you are obligated to sell USD, to HSBC at the prevailing market rate, plus 4 cents, although the net rate cannot be worse than 1. Introducing the Multi Currency Savings Account, an easy way to manage all your foreign currency deposits. Global View and Global Transfer.

Experience one view of all your HSBC accounts worldwide and make instant transfers between them. Our global FX market experts bring together latest news and analysis for the major currencies at one place to help you make informed decisions whatever your need might be. Get potentially higher returns by investing in a Dual Currency Plus account. Enjoy around-the-clock real time exchange rates for your online transactions with Online GetRate.

This service is available on Personal Internet Banking. Find out more about what is fast becoming one of the world's top trading currencies, as China seeks to reduce its reliance on other currencies. Contact us to find out more about investments Make an appointment. Rates are subject to change without notice. For information and to confirm most recent rates, please contact any HSBC branch.

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