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Berkeley Futures

Foreign Exchange

Berkeley offers a number of services and forms of access to the world foreign exchange markets, including over 100 currency pairs, exotics, options, and swaps.

Online Margined Foreign Exchange Dealing

For trading online, Berkeley offers a fully supported platform, FlexTrade.

Margined Spot & Forwards

Berkeley also offers spot and forward foreign exchange trading services over the telephone.

Initial margin requirement levels vary according to currency pairs.

Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs)

Berkeley quotes Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs) in a variety of otherwise restricted currencies. Prices may be obtained from 1 day to 3 months ahead. Positions may be closed prior to, or left open to, expiry. Any profit & loss is calculated in US Dollars using the settlement price which is fixed two working days before. For more information please see our NDF page.

Currency Futures & Options

Berkeley offers Direct Market Access (DMA) and supported phone-broking to Currency futures and options. For more information, please see our futures and options page.

Physical & Hedging Transactions

Whether protecting an overseas asset or income, buying a property, receiving a Single Farm Payment (SFP), or exchanging your base currency for another purpose, you will need to access the world foreign exchange markets.

Why use Berkeley's services?

  • Dealing with banks can be a lengthy and expensive process. When making a major investment abroad keep your dealing costs to a minimum and ensure you are not paying over the odds for your currency; Berkeley can offer transactions at extremely competitive rates
  • Spot and forward foreign exchange trading for speculation or hedging on most currency pairs
  • Physical delivery service in major currencies on a same day basis