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11. The choice between a forward market hedge and a money market hedge often comes down to A.Interest rate parityB. Option pricingC. Flexibility and availabilityD. None of the above
12. Since a corporation can hedge exchange rate exposure at low cost
13. A CFO should be least worried about
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Chapter 08 - Management of Transaction Exposure14. Exchange rate risk of a foreign currency payable is an example of
15. A stock market investor would pay attention to A.Anticipated changes in exchange rates that have been already discounted and reflected in the firm's value.B. Unanticipated changes in exchange rates that have not been discounted and reflected in the firm's value.
16. Suppose that Boeing Corporation exported a Boeing 747 to Lufthansa and billed €10 million payable in one year. The money market interest rates and foreign exchange rates are given as follows:Assume that Boeing sells a currency forward contract of €10 million for delivery in one year, in exchange for a predetermined amount of U.S. dollar. Which of the following is (or are) true? On the maturity date of the contract Boeing will:
Chapter 08 - Management of Transaction Exposure17. Suppose that Boeing Corporation exported a Boeing 747 to Lufthansa and billed €10 million payable in one year. The money market interest rates and foreign exchange rates are given as follows:Assume that Boeing sells a currency forward contract of €10 million for delivery in one year, in exchange for a predetermined amount of U.S. dollars. Suppose that on the maturity date of the forward contract, the spot rate turns out to be $1.40/€ (i.e. less than the forward rate of $1.46/€). Which of the following is true?
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Chapter 08 - Management of Transaction Exposure18. Your firm is a U.K.-based exporter of British bicycles. You have sold an order to an Italian firm for €1,000,000 worth of bicycles. Payment from the Italian firm (in €) is due in twelve months. Your firm wants to hedge the receivable into pounds. Not dollars. Use the following table for exchange rate data.Detail a strategy using futurescontractsthat will hedge your exchange rate risk. Have an estimate of how many contracts of what type.

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