Foreign Exchange Rate Integrity®:
FX Rate Integrity Worksheet
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Total Amount Sold Total Markup Weighted BPS Avg   Weighted BPS Avg with fee AVG %
$50,750.00 $2,091.23 438   448 4.30
Deal Time Timezone Date Sold Currency Amount Bought Currency Amount Exchange Rate Interbank Market Rate Dollar Markup Cost Costs in Basis Points Fee Dollar Markup + Fee Costs in Basis Points + fee %
11:06AM CST 05/28/16 USD $10,000.00 YEN 1,151,300.00 115.13 120.42 $439.30 439 10.00 449.30 449 4.49
12:19AM CST 05/04/16 USD $15,000.00 GBP 9,869.72 1.5198 1.4569 $620.81 414 10.00 630.81 421 4.21
10:34AM CST 05/29/16 USD $750.00 EUR 662.66 1.1318 1.0960 $23.72 316 10.00 33.72 450 4.50
12:50AM CST 05/30/16 USD $20,000.00 CAD 24,914.00 1.2457 1.2980 $805.86 403 10.00 815.86 408 4.08
3:56AM CST 05/12/16 USD $5,000.00 GBP 3,320.49 1.5058 1.4451 $201.55 403 10.00 211.55 423 4.23
Each Trade represents, on average, a $3 million Forward FX Hedging Transaction. The red bar reflects the old markup while the blue bar reflects the new markup. The green bar represents the significant savings.
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FX Markup Analysis and Review!

Most Organizations do not truly understand how much they can save through diligent monitoring of their banks FX Fee Markups. With the daily fluctuations in the currency markets, and the need to control costs, can you afford to be "Indifferent"?

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Introducing the Borland Curve

Learn more about FX Rate Integrity in a feature article by Jack Borland titled "Who costs your firm more?".

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Middle Market FX Markup Sample

FX Rate Integrity worked well for this middle market client which dropped their Markups from 318bps to only 50bps.

Corporate FX Markup Sample
This Corporate client was able to use FX Rate Integrity to lower its average Markups to only 7.5bps in light of its large volume.
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FX Rate Integrity works for corporate clients, middle market companies and banks. Please see where FX Rate Integrity worked well for our clients in the Case Studies.

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About FX Rate Integrity

FX Rate Integrity is a service developed to evaluate Markups for your Foreign Exchange (FX) transactions with your bank and to arrange for optimal, or appropriate FX pricing, which is regularly monitored and checked to make sure the Bank provides the best possible rate at the time of the exchange.

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