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English translation: forward foreign exchange contracts entered for hedging purposes

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13:32 Apr 10, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: les contrats de change à terme de couverture
Les reports et déports sur les contrats de change à terme de couverture sont étalés prorata temporis en compte de résultat. Les autres opérations sont évaluées au prix du marché.
Claire Agius
English translation:forward foreign exchange contracts entered for hedging purposes
Explanation:
The purpose for which these forward foreign exchange contracts are entered determines how they are to be accounted for. Hence the translation: entered for hedging purposes.
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Béatrice Huret-Morton
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naIn USA- 'forward foreign exchange hedge contracts'Protradit
naforward exchange cover contractsGrace Kenny
naforward exchange cover contractsGrace Kenny
naSee preceding definition
Yolanda Broad
naforward foreign exchange contracts entered for hedging purposes
Béatrice Huret-Morton


  

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14 mins
forward foreign exchange contracts entered for hedging purposes


Explanation:
The purpose for which these forward foreign exchange contracts are entered determines how they are to be accounted for. Hence the translation: entered for hedging purposes.

Béatrice Huret-Morton
Local time: 09:29
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 300

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Yolanda Broad
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24 mins
See preceding definition


Explanation:
I like the first definition/translation you were given, especially the "hedging" part. Thought you' d like a bit of supporting reference, by to reinforce the above. Taken from Termium: English:Commercial Law Foreign Trade exchange contract s CORRECT *foreign exchange contract s* COR French:Commercial Law Foreign Trade *contrat de change* s CORRECT,M English:Currency and Foreign Exchange Foreign Trade forward cover s CORRECT forward covering operation s CORRECT *forward coverage* s CORRECT
DEF - The arrangement of a forward foreign exchange contract to protect a buyer or seller of foreign currency from unexpected fluctuations in the exchange rate. French:Currency and Foreign Exchange Foreign Trade couverture de change à terme s CORRECT,FEM couverture à terme s CORRECT,FEM DEF - Contrat conclu entre une entreprise et sa banque en vertu duquel des devises sont achetées ou vendues par avance, à un cours fixé et à une échéance déterminée, moyennant un report ou un déport variable selon la devise et la durée du contrat


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 03:29
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12 hrs
forward exchange cover contracts


Explanation:
I've amalgamated terms taken from European Communities Glossary, 8th edition 1990. These seem to be some sort of insurance contracts to cover the risks involved in using forward exchange markets.




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Grace Kenny
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12 hrs
forward exchange cover contracts


Explanation:
I've amalgamated terms taken from European Communities Glossary, 8th edition 1990. These seem to be some sort of insurance contracts to cover the risks involved in using forward exchange markets.




P.S. to proz, please use a background which makes messages readable on a black and white screen.

Grace Kenny
Local time: 08:29
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13 hrs
In USA- 'forward foreign exchange hedge contracts'


Explanation:
The carryover and offset on forward foreign exchange hedge contracts are accrued at current rates for profit and loss account purposes (or for balance sheet purposes). All other transactions are shown (or valued) at market rate.

Protradit
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