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Chapter 08 - Management of Transaction Exposure 31. Your firm is a U.K.-based importer of bicycles. You have placed an order with a Swiss firm for SFr. 1,000,000 worth of bicycles. Payment (in Swiss francs) is due in 12 months. Detail a strategy using futures contracts that will hedge your exchange rate risk. Have an estimate of how many contracts of what type and maturity. A. Go short 100 12-month Swiss franc futures contracts; and long 50 12-month pound futures contracts. B. Go long 100 12-month Swiss franc futures contracts; and short 50 12-month pound futures contracts. C. Go short 100 12-month Swiss franc futures contracts; and short 50 12-month pound futures contracts. D. Go long 100 12-month Swiss franc futures contracts; and long 50 12-month pound futures contracts. E. None of the above Topic: Forward Market Hedge 8-67
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Chapter 08 - Management of Transaction Exposure 32. Your firm is a Swiss exporter of bicycles. You have sold an order to a British firm for £1,000,000 worth of bicycles. Payment from the British firm (in pounds sterling) is due in 12 months. Detail a strategy using futures contracts that will hedge your exchange rate risk. Have an estimate of how many contracts of what type and maturity. A. Go short 100 12-month pound futures contracts; and long 200 12-month SFr. futures contracts. B. Go long 100 12-month pound futures contracts; and short 200 12-month SFr. futures contracts. C. Go short 100 12-month pound futures contracts; and short 200 12-month SFr. futures contracts. D. Go long 100 12-month pound futures contracts; and long 200 12-month SFr. futures contracts. E. None of the above Topic: Forward Market Hedge 8-68
Chapter 08 - Management of Transaction Exposure 33. Your firm is a Swiss importer of bicycles. You have placed an order with a British firm for £1,000,000 worth of bicycles. Payment (in pounds sterling) is due in 12 months. Detail a strategy using futures contracts that will hedge your exchange rate risk. Have an estimate of how many contracts of what type and maturity. A. Go short 100 12-month pound futures contracts; and long 200 12-month SFr. futures contracts. B. Go long 100 12-month pound futures contracts; and short 200 12-month SFr. futures contracts. C. Go short 100 12-month pound futures contracts. D. Go long 100 12-month pound futures contracts; and long 200 12-month SFr. futures contracts. E. None of the above Topic: Forward Market Hedge 8-69
Chapter 08 - Management of Transaction Exposure

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