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Foreign exchange

Trade in international currencies and reduce your business’s exposure to Foreign Exchange (FX) risks.

Overview

We’ve a team of specialists in NatWest Markets that could help corporate and commercial businesses access a full range of FX services. From straight forward currency exchange to complete risk management, we tailor solutions to suit simple or complex needs.

Our FX hedging services and tools allow you to calculate future cash flows with confidence. They could also help you reduce the risk of foreign currency fluctuations.

Managing foreign exchange risk

Our e-commerce platform, Agile Markets, is a simple and straightforward way to execute your foreign currency exchange needs. 

Our online execution platform is supported by a team of qualified specialists and strategists, who are here to support you and help you navigate through the FX landscape.

Who might use our FX service?

Businesses or organisations that:

Import or export

Have foreign currency accounts

Send or receive international payments

Are part of an international group or subsidiary of a foreign entity

Are looking at acquisitions overseas

Want greater certainty in cash flow planning and budgeting for overseas costs and revenues

Are interested in scrutinising their long-term costs and financial objectives in international markets

Agile Markets

Agile Markets is our digital platform that helps you to manage your currency requirements electronically. 

It allows you to carry out a wide range of real-time FX dealing services, including booking FX spot, FX forward, FX swap and FX time option contracts.

Agile markets

Reduce errors and associated costs

Complete FX trades electronically, streamline processes and accuracy, which can reduce costs and errors. Excel integration, so you can easily upload deals to quote and book.

Real-time market and management data

View market data in real time. Access analyses, trade and execute transactions online and access comprehensive management reports on FX activities. Set market alerts with email and text notifications.

Safe, secure login & compatible

Secure login – password and Two Factor Authentication (2FA), providing users the choice between daily and monthly 2FA. Compatible with nearly every IT setup – modern browser or lightweight desktop app.

Post trade

Review and confirm deals on our Post Trade application, and download booked deals in excel format.

Transparency

We disclose the costs and charges for all FX spot, forward and option transactions undertaken by clients, on both a trade-by-trade basis and in an annual statement.

Support

Dedicated Agile Markets support team available 24 hours per day Monday to Friday.

Watch our Agile Markets video to learn more about our platform’s capabilities.

Log in to Agile Markets if you already have access.

Register your interest in Agile Markets to find out more.

We continue to invest in technology to make sure you enjoy a great experience when trading on our digital platforms. There’s no “one size fits all”, so we can customise our electronic FX (eFX) solutions to fit your individual needs.

Find out more about Currencies and our platform solutions

International payments in Bankline

When making overseas payments, it’s important to consider how best to manage foreign exchange movements. Currency fluctuations can increase and decrease total payment costs and exchange rates can also include additional spreads. Our Online Banking platform, Bankline, puts you in control, giving you visibility over the total cost of international payments before you transact.

How we can support you today

Make payments in 38 currencies

Choose from a selection of payment types, including SEPA and international wire

Set up individual payments in Bankline or save time by uploading payment files directly

View full transparency of payment costs, including foreign exchange rates and payment fees

Benefit from consistent costs for currency conversion with one agreed margin, based on your requirements 

With more features coming soon*

Expanded currency coverage with payments in over 130 currencies

Supporting additional payment types, including Automated Clearing House, which can reduce your overall payment costs

*Additional features relate to our current product development plans and are subject to change.

To find out more about how Bankline can help you manage your international payments, please get in touch with your relationship manager.

Bankline is available to those who have a Royal Bank of Scotland business current account. Fees may apply. 

We don’t provide advice. We’ll present a range of product solutions, so you can choose which you feel is most suitable to your circumstances. Markets are forever moving, and while we can give you our views on where markets have traded and may trade in the future, it’s up to you to decide when you feel is the right time to trade.

How our FX solutions could help

Our FX risk management service responds to your business's individual needs. Below are a few examples of how we could assist you as your FX needs evolve.

Get in touch

New customers

Please call our Direct Business Banking team on
0345 900 0652

Relay UK Service: 18001 0345 900 0652

For more information on accessibility visit: https://www.business.rbs.co.uk/business/accessibility.html

Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

To see how much your call might cost, visit the call charge information page.

Existing customers

Please contact your relationship manager.