Currency risk management

It is easy to manage your currency risk using a few simple tools and instruments we can offer you. We have the in-house expertise to tailor the appropriate currency risk management solution for you or your business - helping you protect your profits, reduce your costs and streamline your international payments.

We will help identify, evaluate and mitigate the day-to-day currency risks you face, while giving you the tools to take advantage of the associated opportunities.

How we can help you

Market orders

Limit orders

A limit order provides an upside price target. You set a price target above where the market is currently trading; when the market hits your price, your order is automatically filled.

Understanding limit orders - Forex

Stop-loss orders

A stop-loss order does exactly that – it stops loss. It allows you to set a "worst case" price to trade at below the current market level. Your order will be filled if the market drops to (or beyond) your protective price.

Understanding stop loss orders - Forex

OCO orders

An OCO order ("One Cancels the Other") allows you to set an upper and lower price range. The moment that your upper or lower price target is hit, your order will be filled at that price and the other price target is immediately cancelled. Market orders can be used to trigger either a spot order or a forward contract.


Forward contracts

A currency forward contract is a non-standardised contract set up between two parties to buy or to sell a currency at a specified future time, at a price agreed upon at the time of contract initiation.

Should you wish to make use of any hedging strategies or products, we will refer you to our partner Assure Hedge Ltd, an FCA authorised and regulated firm, who will be able to act as your principal broker in executing these strategies/products.

How do forward contracts work?

On date of settlement, the balance must be settled. The currency will be transferred at the agreed forward contract rate.

* Deposits needs to be paid in order to cover any risk associated with the currency pair.
The deposit is usually between 5-10%.

Would you like to know more?

Options offer protection for you and your business against exchange rate movement

Gain from upside foreign exchange movement while protecting against any downside risk.

How does a currency option work?

  1. The buyer decides which currency he/she would like to exchange for another as well as which date this conversion needs to take place.
  2. The buyer then decides what exchange rate he/she is willing to accept.
  3. The price for the contract, called the “premium”, is then paid to the seller to purchase the contract.
  4. On the day of conversion:
    1. If the exchange rate is worse than the agreed upon rate, the buyer will choose to exercise the option at the better, agreed upon exchange rate.
    2. If the exchange rate is more favourable than the agreed upon rate, the buyer will simply choose to ignore the contract and purchase currency at the better rate on the day.

Currency options are leveraged derivative products and carry a substantial degree of risk to your capital.  Please note that executing trades in these products includes several costs, including the cost of the Option itself (Premium) as well as any commission and/or spread applied by the executing broker. Sable International does not act as a broker or provide execution services in these products, and should you wish to utilise these products, you would be referred to our partner Assure Hedge Ltd, and FCA authorised and regulated broker.

How to get started

Some of the products and services referenced on this page may be regulated by the FCA, such as Options.  Should you wish to make use of these products or services, we will refer you to our partner Assure Hedge Ltd, an FCA authorised and regulated firm who would act as your broker and provide you with execution services in these products, following a successful account opening procedure. Sable International is not authorised to transact in these products on your behalf.

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