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Claim: £70k average UK SME currency loss


Source: Bibby Financial Services’ recent Trading Places Report highlights that 67% of UK SME exporters have experienced negative Foreign Exchange fluctuations averaging £70,000 over the previous 12 months (Bibby Financial Services, 2017).


Claim: 94% of FTSE 500 companies hedge


Source: At its 24th Annual General Meeting in Beijing, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) announced the results of a survey of derivatives usage by the world’s 500 largest companies. According to the survey, 94% of these companies use derivative instruments to manage and hedge their business and financial risks.



Claim: 4% of SME’s currently hedge


Source: “4% of exporting SMEs currently using products to mitigate against foreign currency risks” UK SME exporting trends: finance and trade | February 2020