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Risk management solutions

Market leading solutions

There is only one certainty about exchange rates and that is markets are dynamic and ever changing. At Westpac Institutional Bank, we provide our customers with dedicated global sales and trading coverage to assist in managing the volatility of exchange rates.

About us

Experienced foreign exchange risk management

At Westpac Institutional Bank, we believe the emphasis of uncertainty should not be on trying to outperform markets but on minimising risk. We provide:

  •  Spot and forward capabilities in every legally exchangeable currency
  • Extensive suite of risk management capability in offshore RMB (CNH) including full deliverable capability
  • Onshore RMB (CNY) licensing in China and India giving us in country deliverable capability
  • Access to non-deliverable forward markets where they exist for those currencies with regulatory restrictions
  • A range of option products
    • Vanilla only in our core currencies including G10
    • Select Asian currencies out to 12months for IDR, PHP, INR, TWD, KRW, TWD vs USD  and crosses AUD/HKD, AUD/CNH, AUD/CNY, EUR/CNH, EUR/CNY, NZD/HKD, NZD/CNH, NZD/SGD
    • First generation exotics in G10 with select customers.


Westpac FX is the flexible, end-to-end foreign exchange offer across AUD, NZD, Asian and G10 currencies. We develop tailored and unique solutions designed to help you focus on your business mitigating risk where possible.