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Currency accounts

Currency accounts

Whether you’re importing or exporting, a currency account can reduce your exposure to exchange-rate fluctuations and help simplify international payments.

Key benefits

Simplify international payments and help limit your exposure to exchange rate fluctuations with a currency account. We offer accounts in most foreign currencies freely traded in London, and you don’t need a minimum balance.

  • Reduces your exposure to exchange rate fluctuations
  • Simplifies the payment and receipt of foreign currencies – there’s no need to transfer funds to a sterling account
  • Accessible 24 hours a day through telephone banking and online banking
  • Transactions in euros and US and Canadian dollars are settled on the same day – transactions in other currencies in just 2 working days
  • Reduces administration and foreign exchange costs

Looking to open a currency account?

If you already have a Barclays Business account, just contact us on 0345 605 23451 to find out more.

If you don’t, please call 0800 515 4622.

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Important information

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  2. Lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm, and Saturday from 9am to 1pm.