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Corporate Finance Study Set 2

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Quiz 18 :

Multinational Financial Management

Quiz 18 :

Multinational Financial Management

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If the spot rate of the Israeli shekel is 5.51 shekels per dollar and the 180-day forward rate is 5.97 shekels per dollar, then the forward rate for the Israeli shekel is selling at a ____ to the spot rate.
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In 1985, a given Japanese imported automobile sold for 1,476,000 yen, or $8,200.If the car still sold for the same amount of yen today but the current exchange rate is 144 yen per dollar, what would the car be selling for today in U.S.dollars?
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C

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Suppose it takes 1.82 U.S.dollars today to purchase one British pound in the foreign exchange market, and currency forecasters predict that the U.S.dollar will depreciate by 12.0% against the pound over the next 30 days.How many dollars will a pound buy in 30 days?
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D

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Legal and economic differences among countries, although important, do NOT pose significant problems for most multinational corporations when they coordinate and control worldwide operations of subsidiaries.
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Exchange rate risk is the risk that the cash flows from a foreign project, when converted to the parent company's currency, will be worth less than was originally projected because of exchange rate changes.
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When the value of the U.S.dollar appreciates against another country's currency, we may purchase more of the foreign currency with a dollar.
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The United States and most other major industrialized nations currently operate under a system of floating exchange rates.
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Suppose one U.S.dollar can purchase 144 yen today in the foreign exchange market.If the yen depreciates by 8.0% tomorrow, how many yen could one U.S.dollar buy tomorrow?
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The Eurodollar market is essentially a long-term market; most loans and deposits in this market have maturities longer than one year.
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Calculating a currency cross rate involves determining the exchange rate for two currencies by using a third currency as a base.
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A Eurodollar is a U.S.dollar deposited in a bank outside the United States.
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Exchange rate quotations consist solely of direct quotations.
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Suppose the exchange rate between U.S.dollars and Swiss francs is SF 1.41 = $1.00, and the exchange rate between the U.S.dollar and the euro is $1.00 = 1.64 euros.What is the cross-rate of Swiss francs to euros?
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If it takes $0.71 U.S.dollars to purchase one Swiss franc, how many Swiss francs can one U.S.dollar buy?
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If 1.64 Canadian dollars can purchase one U.S.dollar, how many U.S.dollars can you purchase for one Canadian dollar?
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If the inflation rate in the United States is greater than the inflation rate in Britain, other things held constant, the British pound will
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If the United States is running a deficit trade balance with China, then in a free market we would expect the value of the Chinese yuan to depreciate against the U.S.dollar.
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Multinational financial management requires that financial analysts consider the effects of changing currency values.
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Individuals and corporations can buy or sell forward currencies to hedge their exchange rate exposure.Essentially, the process involves simultaneously selling the currency expected to appreciate in value and buying the currency expected to depreciate.
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Suppose that 1 British pound currently equals 1.62 U.S.dollars and 1 U.S.dollar equals 1.62 Swiss francs.What is the cross exchange rate between the pound and the franc?
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