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1st Edition

Global Finance, Cases and Notes

ISBN 9781138315587
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
299 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1999, this text aims to target International Finance and give the basic currency markets: the eurocurrency, the spot, the forward, the futures, and the options markets. It focuses on global financial management, foreign exchange markets, exchange rate determination, financing globalization, managing echange rate exposure, arbitrage and swaps, financing international trade, and the international monetary systems. It includes case studies at the end of each chapter.

Table of Contents

1. Managing Globalization  2. Comparative Advantages and International Trade  3. Theories of International Trade and Production  4. The Instruments of Trade Policy  5. Tendencies in Global Financing, Some Stylized Facts  6. Interest Rate Parity and the Foreign Exchange Market  7. Purchasing Power Parity and the Foreign Exchange Market  8. The Foreign Exchange Market  9. SKF in Poland: Foreign Exchange Rate Corporate Reporting  10. The Fundamentals of the Time Value of Money  11. The Present Value of Annuities and Perpetuities  12. Wendy’s Franchising in Argentina  13. Transnational Investment  14. Cuetara in Morocco  15. Exchange Rate Risk Management  16. Cemex: Debt and Exchange Rate Risk  17. Managing Transaction Exposure with Spot and Forward Contracts  18. Managing Transaction Exposure with Futures and Options  19. Controlling Economic Risk  20. Giant Manufacturing and Globalization  21. International Arbitrage  22. Note on International Currency Swaps  23. The Balance of Payments  24. National Income and the Balance of Payments  25. Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Output and Exchange Rate  26. The Collapse of the Mexican Peso  27. The International Monetary System.

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Francisco Carrada-Bravo is Professor of World Business at Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management, in Glendale, Arizona. He has taught at Brandeis University, Harvard Business School, and the University of California at Berkeley, and he is the author of several books on global finance.