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Purchasing or selling foreign investments overseas requires you to be abreast of the latest foreign exchange development and movements. The world is fast-paced and one badly timed decision could result in you spending more than you had planned, or even making a loss when selling investments.

What Should You Consider?

If you are partaking in the selling or purchasing of foreign investments then you are going to need to make overseas payments and transfers. This can prove to be challenging when trying to keep up to date with market movements while keeping an eye on the most favourable rates.

Along with this, you might be tempted to keep things simple and stick with your own bank to make the transfer, but with this comes high-fees and a service that might not feel too personal.

To overcome this problem, you need experts who understand the entire foreign exchange process, and how you can make the right move at the right time. The margins are slim when it comes to purchasing and selling investments overseas. The currency rates are ever-changing and from one minute to the next, you can go from making more money to losing money, it really is a fine balance.

However, with expert advice and a dedicated dealing team, you can purchase and sell with confidence. You’ll be able to gain a handle on the associated risks, while you’ll be advised on mitigating those risks in order to get as much from the deal as possible.

There are many things that can help you traverse this world of purchasing and selling with ease, ensuring you remain one step ahead. Volatility can cause many problems but there are ways to help deal with this such as spot contracts that allow you to lock in an exchange rate, or even agree on a forward contract whereby an exchange rate is locked in for settlement at a later date. All of these tools ensure you can buy and sell with confidence and clarity, giving you an understanding of where you are exactly.

Of course, there is also going to be different currencies added into the transaction and with that comes complexities and risk. With proactive and active market monitoring, you’ll be advised on when to take action, ensuring everything works in your favour. Something else you will need to consider is the market movement. It’s imperative that you have a clear understanding of what the markets are doing and how they are being influenced. Something as simple as an announcement could have an impact either way in the current rates and again, bad timing and ill-informed decisions can prove costly.

Utilising a specialist service will ensure you have access to the right tools and advice when required. It’s a big decision to purchase or sell investments overseas, making it vital that you get everything lined up and strike when the iron is hot.

NewbridgeFX can help you to purchase and/or sell foreign investments by offering a fee free, fast, efficient and secure service. For further information on how NewbridgeFX can help please contact us

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