FX OPTIONS

  • Hedging against unfavourable development of the exchange rate while maintaining the possibility of benefiting from a positive development
  • Possibility of setting an advantageous fixed rate for the required period or a specific date
  • Easy deal arrangement with the dealer by phone

PRODUCT INFORMATION

The purchase of an FX option gives the client the right but not the obligation to purchase the respective currency at a pre-agreed exchange rate on a specified date in the future. The client pays an option premium to the bank for this right.

The sale of an FX option gives the client the obligation to purchase or to buy the respective currency at the pre-agreed exchange rate on a specified date in the future. The client receives the option premium from the bank assuming this obligation.

A wide range of option types is available. Choose from our offer:

Opce call – option to buy the base currency
Opce put – option to sell the base currency
Americká opce – the owner can perform the currency conversion at any time between the arrangement of the option and its expiry
Evropská opce – the owner has the right to perform the currency conversion on the expiry date only
Evropská opce s evropskou bariérou – the owner has the right to perform the currency conversion on the expiry date only if the current exchange rate is above (Up and In/Down and Out) or below the barrier (Down and In/Up and Out)
Evropská opce s americkou bariérou In – the owner has the right to perform the currency conversion on the expiry date only if the exchange rate is above (Up In) or below (Down In) the barrier at least once between the arrangement and its expiry
Evropská opce s americkou bariérou Out – the owner has the right to perform the currency conversion on the expiry date only if the exchange rate is never equal to or above (Up Out) or equal to or below (Down Out) between the arrangement and its expiry

What do you need to arrange an FRA?

  • Sign a Treasury Master Agreement with Raiffeisenbank
  • Sign an amendment to the EMIR Framework Agreement with Raiffeisenbank
  • Provide your LEI (Legal Entity Identifier)
  • An available limit for the trade (the bank can request the client’s accounting documents or collateral)

Trades can be made on business days from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.