Hedging
  • Hedging is the foreign currency risk neutralization of commodity producer, consumer or investor on the market by transferring it to a third party. It allows producers (exporters) and consumers (importers) to inhibit the negative impacts on their activities and make their financial flows more predictable and manageable.
  • The Bank gives opportunity to its customers to use various hedging instruments for clarifying and planning their future cash flows process.
  • Futures
  • Futures contract (futures) is an agreement between two parties to buy or sell the underlying asset at a price set on the day of signing. Future is an exchange standardized tool, which stands for agricultural products, petroleum products, metals, foreign exchange, stock indices, interest rates and other tools. Futures contract does not aim to carry out the actual delivery of the asset, but assumes the difference payment to winning side of reverse transaction and real market price. This tool will enable investors to hedge price fluctuation risks, customers of exporting and importing industries, as well as other financial institutions to manage their financial flows effectively.

  • Currency forwards
  • Currency forward is a written contract between the bank and the customer for future purchasing or selling certain amount of foreign currency with the exchange rate that was fixed at the time of making the contract.

  • Currency Swap
  • Foreign currency swap is an agreement between the Bank and the customer about the exchange of two different currencies with the interest rate that was fixed at the time of making the contract.

  • Currency option
  • Foreign currency option is an agreement between the Bank and the customer with the help of which the option buyer gets right (without obligation) to buy or sell the underlying currency with pre-set price and date.

ARMSWISSBANK foreign rate forward and swap daily quotations can be found here


* In case of discrepancies between the published Armenian and English language information, the Armenian information prevails.