the option has to pay a premium to obtain the right. The party buying the contract assumes a long position while the party selling the contract assumes a short position. These are used to hedge the currency or exchange rate risk. Structured Products : Structured Products involves structuring of Forex Interest Rate Products to provide complete hedging solutions to customers. Positions arising out of purchase and sale of foreign exchange from/to customers in the interbank market. Swap : Swap is a contractual agreement to exchange specified cash flows at future dates. The exchange traded variant of the forwards is Futures.
The market is active upto 1 year. The interest rates in both the currencies are fixed. Crosses and Majors : This desk covers merchant transactions in all currencies other than USD/ INR. Forex Markets section has various desks to handle these stream-Daten kryptowährung transactions. The desk also covers the bullion sale of the bank including sale of gold coins. Forwards are traded in the OTC market and hence no standardization of contract is required. USD/INR Spot: The majority of the transactions taking place in forex necessarily involve the pair of USD/INR. Gold Purchase/Sale : The purchase of Gold in the spot and forward markets is undertaken to cover the customer transactions and bullion sale of the bank including sale of gold coins. The Forex department is divided into the following sections: Merchant: The dealers at this desk deal with bank's customers directly or through the forex designated branches of the bank and complete transactions involving foreign exchange in all major currencies of the world. Desk primarily handles Currency Options and Foreign Currency interest rate derivatives. USD/ INR forwards : SBI is the biggest market maker in USD/INR forwards market.