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Chapter 09 Management of Economic Exposure 64. Suppose a U.S. firm has an asset in Italy whose local currency price is random. For simplicity, suppose there are only three states of the world and each state is equally likely to occur. The future local currency price of this asset (P*) as well as the future exchange rate (S)will be determined, depending on the realized state of the world.Assume that you choose to "hedge" this asset by selling selling forward the expected value of the euro denominated cash flow at F1($/ ) = $1.50/€. Calculate your cash flows in each of the possible states. 65. Consider a U.S.-based MNC with a wholly-owned Italian subsidiary. Following a depreciation of the dollar against the euro, which of the following conclusions are correct? 66. Consider a U.S.-based MNC with a wholly-owned Italian subsidiary. Following a depreciation of the dollar against the euro, which of the following describes the competitive effect of the depreciation? 9-21
Chapter 09 Management of Economic Exposure 67. Consider a U.S. MNC with operations in Great Britain. Which of the following are potential risks following a strengthening of the dollar? A. A pound sterling depreciation may affect operating cash flow in pounds by altering the firm's competitive position in the marketplace.B. A given operating cash flow in pounds will be converted into a lower dollar amount after the pound depreciation.C. Both a) and b)D. None of the above68. Which of the following is false?

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