So far, most banks put a strong focus on the active control of their market risks. The aim is to control the received trading positions as well as the financing of the balance sheet positions carefully and securely. Today, even more industrial companies spend great efforts to manage volatile commodity prices and exchange rates successfully.
The acceleration of economic ups and downs in recent years illustrates the dependency of company profits are from the market volatility. Especially companies that manage their market risk professional, create a competitive advantage by using a financial instruments for successful price hedging.