Hedging Sentiment Index
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At Oakvale we have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of business, working in many different aspects of the economy and with varying challenges. What is often most intriguing is the varying executive and Board approaches to risk management via hedging strategies. A fast moving dynamic world means hedging should not always be seen as static.
March 2013 Report Key Findings
The key finding from this index: Hedging Stability: Foreign Exchange Hedging Stronger as the US & China Show Positive Signs.
The benchmark figure for March 2013 released by Oakvale Treasury is 30%.
December 2012 Report Key Findings
The key finding from this index is commodity and interest rate hedging levels have risen in response to weak global economic outlook
The benchmark figure for December 2012 released by Oakvale Treasury was 31%.
September 2012 Report Key Findings
The key finding from this index is hedging levels are consolidated: 93% of respondents chose to maintain or increase hedging amid growing global economic uncertainty
The benchmark figure for September 2012 released by Oakvale Treasury was 28%.
June 2012 Report Key Findings
The key finding from this index is reacting to the continuing volatility, 90% of respondents are either maintaining or increasing their hedging levels
The benchmark figure for June 2012 released by Oakvale Treasury was 28%*.
*this is a decline from the last report, primarily due to the expanding mix of respondents to the survey.
February 2012 Report Key Findings
The key finding from this index was that ongoing market volatility is being increasingly mitigated by additional hedging activity
The benchmark figure for February 2012 released by Oakvale Treasury was 37%.
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WHY YOU SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
The Oakvale Hedging Sentiment Index provides a quick quarterly snapshot of how companies are hedging their treasury risks. It also creates a benchmark that can be tracked over time. Please note that the more responses we receive to the survey, the more robust the benchmark.
WHAT WILL YOU RECEIVE?
A quarterly survey report will be generated that is unique, independent, timely, consistent and accurate.
Please note that an email notification will be sent to you when the report is released.
COMPLETING THE SURVEY
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