March 1990

Foreign Exchange

This publication is a part of:

Collection: Comptroller’s Handbook

Series: Safety and Soundness

Category: Other Activities

Overview

This booklet provides background on banks' foreign currency activities and discusses associated risks and risk management practices.

Applicability

This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks. References to national banks in this booklet also generally apply to federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to 12 USC 3102(b) and the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook for more information.