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HALO FINANCIAL
Halo Financial
        
Halo Financial has developed a reputation for delivering excellent value and expertise in the provision of foreign exchange services. Halo Financial are entrusted to manage the foreign currency exchange requirements of private individuals and international businesses. Halo Financial provides a cost effective alternative to your bank; providing a far more efficient way to save time and money when transferring foreign currency. Whatever your reason for making an international payment, their industry-leading foreign currency exchange service and exchange rates will save you money. Halo Financial personally oversee every transaction to ensure the process is fast and stress-free.
Locations: UK
Forward ContractsRegular Payments
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Advantages
1. Market leading exchange rates: On a direct price check using Halo Financial could help you save up to 4% compared to using you Bank!
2. A single point of contact: in an era of call centers, what a refreshing change it is to know that you can rely on your own currency dealer to provide you with a personal, friendly and trusting service.
3. No commission charges: contrary to most banks all Halo Financial transfers are commission free!
4. Fast onward payments: we will transfer funds by priority electronic payment which should ensure most transfers will be credited the very same day!
5. Excellent service: their professionalism ensures you derive the maximum benefit from all your currency transactions with minimum hassle.
6. Regular currency updates: subscribe to daily or weekly currency insight for the market news that affects you.
7. 24 hour monitoring of exchange rates: a proactive service which will provide the opportunity to buy or sell currency around the clock.
8. Appropriate risk management strategies to improve your currency transaction: your dealer will explain the different options available to cut your risk and improve your exchange rates.
9. Proactive account management with relevant market news: your dealer will keep you regularly updated of any currency movements which could affect your international investment.
Disadvantages
1. Transfer fee £15 for lump sum transfers under £5,000, £5 for Regular Currency Transfer.
2. Opening a trading facility when residing abroad is more exhaustive. Under international regulations additional identification documents will usually be required.
3. Based only in the UK
Terms and Conditions
Please visit the website for details.
Additional Services
Spot Contracts: If you need to undertake an immediate transaction and you have all your funds immediately available to settle the trade, you can buy or sell currency using a spot contract. Standard spot contracts (trade now, pay now) enable you to immediately agree an exchange rate to buy or sell currency for settlement, unless otherwise agreed, within 2 business days of the date the contract is initiated.
 
Forward Contracts and Regular Currency Transfers
 
Automated Currency Orders: Managing fluctuating exchange rates from your work or home can be difficult when you’re short on time and don’t have access to sophisticated systems. So Halo Financial offer automated currency orders to help.  If you want to target a better exchange rate or require protection against a falling one, these tools – known as Limit and Stop Loss Orders – will work to your advantage. Operating 24 hours a day, your currency be automatically bought or sold if your pre-determined exchange rate is achieved. They offer the complete solution to the safeguarding and enhancing your funds, providing significant advantages over your bank’s limited opening hours and inflexible solutions. They can be altered or cancelled at any time prior to the transaction taking place.
 
Customer benefits: Ability to protect and improve your exchange rate, 24/7, Flexible solution, FREE. No premium cost.
 
Free Foreign Exchange Consultation: Your Foreign Exchange Consultants can analyse your foreign exchange exposure. This service is completely free.
Transfer and Currency
Transfer Options:
UK banks to foreign banks, vice versa. foreign bank to foreign bank.
Transfer Speed:
Once funds are cleared before 12pm, we will transfer funds by priority electronic payment which should ensure transfers will be credited the very same day! In the instance of time difference (especially Australia and New-Zealand) please allow an extra 24h.
Minimum Exchange: £1000
Currencies Available: 31 Accounts
Trust Accounts: BARCLAYS Trust Accounts
Costs, Rates and Fees
Margin: 0.7%
Margin Explained: 0.1% - 1% depending on volume
Fee: £0.00
Improved FX Rate with Larger Volume: Yes
Online Registration: Yes
Regulation
FCA Regulated: Yes
HM Revenue & Customs Regulated: Yes
        
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Halo Financial (Which Way To Pay - 8/12/2009)
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