Risk management

  • We offer clients an array of risk management solutions across interest rate and foreign exchange derivative markets including sustainably linked solutions to protect clients against adverse movements within financial markets.

    Our team integrate the expertise of structuring specialists in project finance, asset finance and corporate transactions and analytics to build solutions for your business designed to enhance returns.

Foreign exchange

  • Our team of foreign exchange specialists can help you to manage your foreign exchange needs and ensure you have up-to-date insights when making decisions about your currency transactions. We offer broad coverage across time zones and markets, with pricing available 24 hours over 5.5 days per week.

    You can manage your currency transactions conveniently and securely using CommBiz International Payment and Foreign Exchange (IPFX). IPFX provides access to real-time foreign exchange rates with same-day settlement, and you can authorise transactions via the CommBiz Mobile App.

    We use analytics to deliver a customised solution that includes risk management optimisation. Our solution may consist of the following:

    • Foreign exchange capability in a variety of currencies from majors to emerging currencies across spot, forwards, swaps and NDFs
    • FX options are available in a variety of currency pairs and can be tailored to meet your risk requirements
    • Bespoke solutions and structured products from our Client Risk Solutions and Structuring teams
    • Research from our foreign exchange research team, including forecasts, analysis and strategy on global foreign exchange markets

Interest rate risk

  • We offer interest rate risk management to fit the ambitions and structure of your organisation. Our specialists across the world integrate the expertise of structuring specialists in project finance, asset finance and corporate transactions and analytics to build a solution for your business designed to protect returns.

    Coverage across time zones and markets allows us to support timely and relevant business decisions. We provide 24-hour, 5.5 days per week liquidity and execution to help your business stay in step with global markets.

    Our solutions include some of the following products:

    • Swaps – basis, cross-currency, OIS. Extensive range of tenors and reference rates
    • Options – caps, floors, swaptions
    • Money market instruments
    • Tailored combinations and structured products.

Fixed income

  • Our global coverage underpins a comprehensive fixed income offering. We deliver high-quality execution, market intelligence and research to support businesses targeting benefits such as regular long-term income or stable returns.

    We offer investment periods to suit your business, from one day to 30 years, depending on your business plans and investment cycle.

    Our solutions include the following products, covering investment ratings from AAA to unrated to suit the risk appetite of your business:

    • Government bonds
    • Semi-government bonds
    • Corporate bonds
    • Floating rate notes
    • Asset-backed securities
    • Hybrid securities/convertibles
    • Repurchase agreements
    • Interest rate derivatives (swaps, options, FRAs)
    • 11am call (highly liquid short-term deposit account)
    • Negotiable Certificate of Deposit (NCDs)
    • Commercial paper
    • Residential and Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS/CMBS)
    • Structured securities
    • Leveraged loans

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Things you should know

  • As this advice has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should, before acting on this advice, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances. View our Financial Services Guide (PDF). Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124. AFSL and Australian credit licence 234945.