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Market risk management

The management of market risks is the basis for predicting your company's business, maintaining liquidity and reducing profit fluctuations.

Business is subject to changes in markets. Market factors affecting your company's business differ depending on the nature of the business but may cause major fluctuations to profit performance and cash flow. The management of market risks is the basis for predicting your company's business, maintaining liquidity and reducing profit fluctuations.

Considering that exchange rate fluctuations, for example, may be the size of your company's gross profits, anticipating and hedging against risks should always be borne in mind. Record low interest rates have given the opportunity to ensure low financial expenses far into the future and to enhance your company's payment capacity and revenue generation on a long-term basis. Successful risk management also helps to gain a completive edge in the long run.

Given that drastic market movements have become more common in bond, currency and commodity markets, hedging has come to play a pronounced role. OP has a diverse range of effective solutions for hedging against market risks, from which we can easily find appropriate risk management tools for your company's needs.

Derivatives constitute commonly used risk management tools aimed at effectively hedging against market risks that may have a significant effect on your company's financial performance.

Does your company do business in a currency other than the euro? We provide flexible and effective solutions for foreign exchange trading and hedging against exchange rate risks.

The management of interest rate risks is aimed at reducing uncertainty related to  interest expenses and interest expenses related to unfavourable interest rate movements.

Track your company's investments on OP's online Equity Research service. Analyses and reports available on the service help keep you up to date, for example, on the market situation of your company's industry and region and on investment performance. They make it easier for your company to plan its business and finances efficiently.

OP's Equity Research analyses and gives target prices and investment recommendations covering over 80 Finnish public companies. Responsibility for the research and the provision of the service rests with Finland's largest and award-winning team of analysts.