This textbook introduces students to the fundamental workings of business and finance in the global economy. It brings clarity and focus to the complexities of the field and demonstrates the key linkages between the foreign exchange markets and world money markets.
Core topics examined include:
- corporate aspects of international finance, with special attention given to contractual and operational hedging techniques
- the mechanics of the foreign exchange markets
- the building blocks of international finance
- the optimal portfolio in an international setting.
Michael Connolly also provides up-to-date statistics from across the globe, relevant international case studies, problem sets and solutions and links to an online PowerPoint presentation.
International Business Finance is an engaging and stimulating text for students in undergraduate and MBA courses in international finance and a key resource for lecturers.
Table of Contents
Introduction to International Finance. History of Money and Finance. The Foreign Exchange Market. Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk. Financial Management. Financial Scams and Swindles