Manage your currency exposure whilst obtaining the best market prices
An agreement to buy or sell foreign currency against another currency, at the prevailing market price and where settlement occurs in two business days common to both currencies.
A binding Foreign Exchange (FX) contract, that locks in the exchange rate of a currency at a future date.
Features to note:
Par forward is a hedging instrument that allows you to manage your FX exposures more effectively.
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PFCA is an account that could be opened by Sri Lankans and foreign nationals (as per the eligibility) in designated foreign currencies for the purpose of saving / pooling foreign currency remittances/ deposits.
Who Can Open a PFCA
Types of PFCAs that could be opened
Governing Foreign Exchange provisions
BFCA is an account that could be opened in any designated foreign currency by resident Individuals and entities who earn foreign exchange in respect of the goods or services provided by such Individuals and entities to non residents.
Who Can Open a BFCA
Types of BFCAs that could be opened
IIA is an account that could be opened by Non Residents, resident /non resident foreign nationals in designated foreign currencies or in Sri Lankan Rupees for the purpose of investing in permitted investments in Sri Lanka.
Who Can Open a IIA
Types of IIAs that could be opened
OIA is an account that could be opened by Sri Lankan resident Individuals and entities in designated foreign currencies for the purpose of investing in overseas under permitted investments subject to an investment threshold imposed by the regulation.
Who Can Open a OIA
* A Non-Governmental Organization shall not be permitted to open and maintain an Outward Investment Account.
Types of OIAs that could be opened
Visit your nearest branch/ call the bank hotline Number 4711411 for more information.
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