iAdvisory Workshop: Managing Foreign Exchange Risk

Thu, 15 Jan, 2015, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (GMT+8)
230 Victoria Street #10-00 Singapore Singapore

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In the SME Development Survey 2014, local SMEs shared that managing currency and exchange rate fluctuations is one of the challenges they face when expanding overseas. Learn how to manage your foreign exchange (FX) exposure more effectively when internationalising your business, what drives currency markets and the impact of the fluctuations of Singapore dollar and regional currencies on your business.

Programme Details

Date: 15 Jan 2015
Time:2 - 5 pm
Registration Fees: $40 (includes refreshments)

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Speakers’ Profile

Steven Dooley
Currency Strategist – APAC, Western Union Business Solutions
As the Currency Strategist, Steven helps his clients and staff to understand the major drivers in financial markets and identify ways for businesses to reduce their foreign exchange risks. He is a regular commentator for international media like Sky News and Bloomberg. He was previously head of research at Forex Capital Trading and head of trading at Australian Stock Report.

Simon Bishop
Head of Corporate Hedging – APAC, Western Union Business Solutions
Simon started his career in financial markets during the mid-1990’s as an interbank trader in the Foreign Exchange market. After taking 2 years off travelling around South America he returned to Australia opening his own finance and advisory business which he ran for 7 years. Since 2011 he has been with Western Union Business Solutions in various capacities including Heading up the Melbourne dealing room and then Head of Corporate Hedging (Australia) before taking over responsibility for the APAC region in late 2014.



1.30pm- 2.00pm


2.00pm- 2.30pm

Understanding the major influences on FX Markets

Mr Steven Dooley, Currency Strategist - APAC, Western Union Business Solutions

2.30pm- 3.00pm

How analysts predict prices

Mr Steven Dooley, Currency Strategist - APAC, Western Union Business Solutions

3.00pm- 3.30pm

Networking tea break

3.30pm- 4.15pm

How to manage FX exposure when doing business overseas

Mr Steven Dooley, Currency Strategist, Western Union Business Solutions

4.15pm- 5.00pm

Successful case studies of FX Management

Mr Simon Bishop, Head of Corporate Hedging – APAC, Western Union Business Solutions

iAdvisory Workshop: Managing Foreign Exchange Risk

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