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TWINO allow lenders to choose currency
Latvian based European peer-to-peer lending company TWINO will be allow lenders to choose their currency instead of requiring lenders to convert funds to Euros. They are facilitating this by hedging the currency. Read the in-depth conversation on the P2P Independent Forum.
Here is the statemeny from TWINO:
One of TWINO promises is that we protect investors from currency risk. Thus, while investing on TWINO you don’t need to worry about Polish Zloty, Danish Krone or Georgian Lari appreciating against euro, as every transaction on the platform is performed in EUR.
However, investors from the UK still face the risk of EUR appreciating against GBP, which might lower their returns. Therefore, next week we are planning to launch a major upgrade that will remove the currency risk for investors, who hold their investable assets in British Pounds, equalizing the benefits of investing on TWINO with Eurozone investors.
The functionality will allow investors to choose the currency that they want to invest in (either EUR or GBP), and every transaction on TWINO will be processed in the chosen currency (including deposits, withdrawals, investments, repayments, etc.).
We will provide a further notice when the new functionality launches, and will be reaching out to existing investors, asking if they want to convert their TWINO accounts to GBP.
We are glad to be the first platform in Continental Europe to provide such functionality and hope some of you will benefit from it!