Quote Originally Posted by bdw
@pin The Aussie dollar plummeted at lunch time today (something happening in Turkey) so I took advantage and switched that fund I was talking about a few days ago from HKD to AUD. There is a 1% fee in doing this, as well as a currency spread I think around 0.3%, so I just gave SCB 1.3% of my fund. But what choice do I have if I want to take advantage of events like this?

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Can I all what is the benefit you gain by switching to using a weaker Aussie dollar opposed to HKD? (*Sound the newbie klaxon*)