FX and Rates

Worldwide branch network coupled by historical presence in foreign trade-driven economy sectors favours Bank’s key position in deposit and FX markets.

Development of new FX business lines and electronic trading platforms, advanced infrastructure and strong customer focus foster constant service improvement.

Some of VTB benefits:

  • Market prices and online quotes: bank dealers execute FX transactions online, accept trading orders during the main and evening session, as well as execute post-session trades (11:50 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.)

  • Around the clock streaming in various electronic trading systems and financial platforms

  • Deal settlement between 2:00 a.m. and 11 p.m. Moscow

  • Individual approach to the clients’ needs: tailored products and special quotes for large transactions

  • Click&Trade: a unique electronic trading platform for instant quotation and execution of FX transactions, documentation procedure optimization and on-the-spot settlement via bank accounts

  • Settlement of FX transactions under the Bank’s prepayment terms

  • Execution of all kinds of FX strategies employing various market fixings

  • Back-to-Back transactions in between client’s entities

  • Wide range of deposit products: placement of idle funds at fixed and floating rates, with early withdrawal, rollover, etc.

  • Flexible approach to funds placement targeted at meeting features and specific needs of every Client

  • Placement of funds in structured deposits at substantially higher rates linked to FX, commodity and equity markets as well as indices and basket of abovementioned underlying assets

  • Dealing with CIS, BRIC, Asian and illiquid currencies in the spot and derivative markets


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VTB Bank holds one of the top spots in local FX&Rates derivative market.

Broad product line meets all the needs of corporate clients in part of financial risk hedging and liquidity management:

  • Floating interest rate hedging on raised financing

  • Hedge against unfavourable asset yield movements

  • FX hedging solutions both on cost and revenue side

  • Wide range of structured deposits with substantially higher rates linked to FX, commodity and equity markets

  • Synthetic deposits providing excess market risk-free returns through the use of FX swaps and forwards

Continuous development and strong work ethic promote personalized service and custom-tailored approach to every request. VTB team blazed the trail in launching a diversity of structured derivatives, which have already become classic. Industry-leading legal opinion provide all the means for implementation of the most recent legal matters.

Being an active market maker on FX&Rates derivatives market, VTB offers solutions for market professionals and bank treasuries:

  • liquidity management through the use of FX swaps

  • interest rate hedging

  • execution of broker’s and sales team requests

  • execution of speculative transactions with traders and portfolio managers

VTB Bank is one of the first market makers of CNYRUB in both onshore and offshore markets. We are continuously broadening our CNY-based product portfolio and exploring new frontiers in Asia together with our clients.

Major corporations and financial institutions choose VTB Capital and VTB Bank as a partner for their hedging, FX transaction and liquidity management needs.

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