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FX Order Watch

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  • Overview
  • FX Order Watch booking process
  • Managing your FX Order Watch at Citi

What is FX Order Watch?

Our FX Order Watch service keeps a constant check on the currency markets, so you don’t have to. You can now place currency trades in advance, knowing that they will only be completed if rates hit your chosen level, within your preferred timeframe.

This service enables you to benefit from our expertise and to potentially take advantage of currency opportunities as and when they happen.

  •   Set your own exchange rate so you make the trade you want, at the level you desire
  •   Choose your own term, so when you place a trade you know it will only happen within an agreed timeframe
  •   Change or cancel your order at any time, for instance, when the FX market moves suddenly in an unfavourable direction
  •   Diversify your assets across currencies
  •   Place your FX Order Watch quickly and easily using Citi Online or speak to your Relationship Manager

Please note: The conversion will take place at the rate inclusive of our commission which will be disclosed to you either through your Relationship Manager or Citi Online before the transaction takes place.

Why would you consider FX Order Watch?

FX Order Watch has been designed with busy people in mind. People who want to make the most out of their money, but don’t have the time to study the financial markets on a daily basis.

Risks and benefits

This service enables you to benefit from our foreign exchange expertise and to potentially take advantage of currency opportunities as and when they happen. You will also benefit from:

  • Exposure to the foreign exchange market
  • Instant, live pricing reflecting any changes in the market
  • A wide variety of currency pairs 

Because currency markets fluctuate, there is always a risk with any FX product that you could lose some of your capital if you make a trade and then immediately decide to switch back to your original currency. For this reason, our FX solutions, including FX Order Watch, are best suited to experienced investors and clients who already operate in more than one currency, or those who are prepared to accept the risk that currencies can fluctuate.

Please read the full terms and conditions of our FX Order Watch service.

How to book FX Order Watch trade:

  • Login into Citi Online FX Order Watch booking page and choose the currencies you want to exchange(see list below) at the rate you want to trade.
  • Set the term duration and type of order you want to make and confirm*
  • Citi will monitor the currency markets 24 hours a day, and if the Citi Reference Market Rate hits your target rate, we will trade on your behalf
  • Citi will Execute the order automatically and Debit/Credit the accounts you have chosen
  • You can modify or cancel your order at any time through Citi Online

*Duration of the order can be from 1 day to a maximum of 90 days

*You can book Simple Order and One-cancel-other (OCO) Order combination types

  •  United States Dollars (USD)
  •  British Pounds (GBP)
  •  Euros (EUR)
  •  Japanese Yen (JPY)
  •  Swiss Francs (CHF)
  •  Canadian Dollars (CAD)
  •  Australian Dollars (AUD)
  •  New Zealand Dollars (NZD)
  •  Hong Kong Dollars (HKD)
  •  Singapore Dollars (SGD)
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A dedicated Relationship Manager:

  • Can discuss your foreign exchange needs.
  • Can place the FX order for you
  • Our Relationship Manager/ FX Counsellor will take a holistic approach to your wealth planning and can advise on portfolio balancing strategies
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With Citi Online you can:

You can now Book, Modify and Cancel FX Order Watch Order by yourself through Citi Online

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The minimum trading/investing value is:

  • $5,000 (or equivalent) when trading via Citi Online
  • $50,000 (or equivalent) when trading by Relationship Manager/ FX Counsellor

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