CGP News & Resources

Strategy Trumps Forecasting: The Risk Reversal (or FX Collar)

Alexander Grant | 3/18/21 8:23 AM

There is a common presumption in capital markets and trading that proper risk management involves having to correctly forecast markets. The #1 question I have received working on both the buy and ...

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B2B Cross-Border Payments

Olympia CGP | 3/2/21 9:32 AM

With the growth of globalization, the need for effective and secure payment facilitators to provide seamless cross-border payments at a large scale has never been greater.

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Managing Foreign Exchange Risk in an Uncertain Market Due to Covid-19

Ross Lynch | 1/21/21 9:05 AM

A family owned and operated textile company has been in business for 30+ years. The business was successfully managing large product imports from China until the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic hit. As with ...

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Streamline payments to the US while avoiding unnecessary fees

Danielle Eloschuk | 1/6/21 10:54 AM

One of the biggest challenges companies face when looking to import equipment for their business is making the cross-border payment. One of our corporate clients from Calgary, Alberta faced this ...

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Maximize Profits & Protect Against Losses with Taylor Lahey

Olympia CGP | 11/24/20 9:48 AM

As a Senior Account Manager with Olympia Trust, Taylor specializes in assisting companies manage both immediate and future currency requirements. With extensive experience with large volume companies ...

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How Canadian businesses can easily transfer USD funds within the USA

Olympia CGP | 11/2/20 8:00 AM

PAD ACHs are the leading alternative to deposits made by cheque, draft or wire payment as they speed up and simplify the process. Not only will your beneficiaries receive the funds in their account ...

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How To Accelerate Your Payment Processes And Eliminate Bank Fees

Olympia CGP | 10/13/20 8:56 AM

PAD-EFTs are the leading alternative to deposits made by cheque, draft or wire payment as they speed up and simplify the process. Not only will your beneficiaries receive the funds in their account ...

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How Extreme Events Are Impacting Your Business

Alexander Grant | 6/16/20 6:00 AM

In this update, I want to explain why typical bank FX forecasts are uninformative and why it is extreme events (and their impact on your business) that we should be concerned about.

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Why Every Business Should Use FX Derivatives

Alexander Grant | 5/25/20 2:15 PM

Derivatives in their most basic form have been documented as far back as Antiquity. Traces of their use can be dated to 600 BC, but are most commonly assumed to have had their first commercial ...

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What Happens To USDCAD After 100 Trading Days?

Alexander Grant | 5/20/20 10:38 AM

Today is the 100th trading day (TD) of 2020, so I thought I would run numbers to give perspective on seasonal tendencies for the balance of the year based on an historical back test.

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