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In economics, tailwinds are favourable conditions in the general economy, or in a specific market sector.

In this context, a tailwind is the opposite of a headwind.

$8 billion currency tailwinds in Q1
"Kyriba’s Currency Impact Report (CIR) reveals $24.03bn in total impacts to earnings from currency volatility in the first quarter of 2022.
The combined pool of corporations reported $16.46bn (up 144% on Q4 2021) in headwinds (negative impacts) and $7.57bn (up 69% on Q4 2021) in tailwinds (positive impacts) in Q1 2022."
The Treasurer - 2022 Issue 3 - p23.

The terms derive from shipping and air travel.

See also