# The dollar per euro spot rate is 12 when an importer

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Chapter 17 / Exercise 044
Financial Management: Theory & Practice
Brigham/Ehrhardt
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54.The dollar-per-euro spot rate is 1.2 when an importer of French wines places an order. Six months later, when she takes delivery, the spot rate is 1.3dollars per euro. If her original invoice was for 30,000 euro, what is her gain or loss due to exchange rate risk?A.\$3,000 gainB.\$3,000 lossC.\$6,000 lossD.no gain or loss
AACSB: Analytical ThinkingBlooms: ApplyDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 19-02 Formulate hedge strategies to offset the currency risk involved in international investments.Topic: Risk Factors in International Investing55.An importer of televisions from Japan has a contract to purchase a shipment of televisions for 2 million yen. The spot rate increases from 105 yenper dollar to 108 yen per dollar. What is the importer's gain or loss?
AACSB: Analytical ThinkingBlooms: ApplyDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 19-02 Formulate hedge strategies to offset the currency risk involved in international investments.Topic: Risk Factors in International Investing56. A country has a PRS political risk rating of 75, a financial score of 40, and an economic score of 35. The country's composite rating is _________.
AACSB: Analytical ThinkingBlooms: ApplyDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 19-02 Formulate hedge strategies to offset the currency risk involved in international investments.Topic: Risk Factors in International Investing57.The risk-free rate in the United States is 2.5%, and the risk-free rate in Europe is 3.2%. If the spot rate of dollars per euro is 1.32, what is the likelyforward rate in terms of dollars per euro?
AACSB: Analytical ThinkingBlooms: ApplyDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 19-02 Formulate hedge strategies to offset the currency risk involved in international investments.Topic: Risk Factors in International Investing
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Chapter 17 / Exercise 044
Financial Management: Theory & Practice
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58.The risk-free rate in the United States is 4%, and the risk-free rate in Japan is 1.2%. If the spot rate of yen to dollars is 105, what is the likely yen-per-dollar forward rate?A. 101B.102C.105D.108forward rate = (105)(1.012/1.04) = 102.2
AACSB: Analytical ThinkingBlooms: ApplyDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 19-02 Formulate hedge strategies to offset the currency risk involved in international investments.Topic: Risk Factors in International Investing