International Finance: Contemporary Issues

International Finance: Contemporary Issues

by Maurice D. Levi, Dilip Das

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Overview

In this updated fourth edition, author Maurice Levi successfully integrates both the micro and macro aspects of international finance. He sucessfully explores managerial issues and focuses on problems arising from financial trading relations between nations, whilst covering key topics such as:

* organization of foreign exchange markets
* determination of exchange rates 
* the fundamental principles of international finance
* foreign exchange risk and exposure
* fixed and flexible exchange rates.

This impressive new edition builds and improves upon the popular style and structure of the original. With new data, improved pedagogy, and coverage of all of the main developments in international finance over the last few years, this book will prove essential reading for students of economics and business.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134392940
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/07/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 656
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Maurice D. Levi is Bank of Montreal Professor of International Finance in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: The World of International Finance
PART 1:
THE MARKETS FOR FOREIGN EXCHANGE
CHAPTER 2. An Introduction to Exchange Rates
CHAPTER 3. Forward Exchange
CHAPTER 4. Currency Futures and Options Markets
PART 2:
DETERMINATION OF EXCHANGE RATES
CHAPTER 5. The Balance of Payments Accounts
CHAPTER 6. Supply and Demand View of Exchange Rates
CHAPTER 7. Modern Theories of Exchange Rates
CHAPTER 8. Alternative Systems of Exchange Rates
CHAPTER 9. The International Financial System: Past, Present and Future
PART 3:
THE FUNDAMENTAL INTERNATIONAL PARITY CONDITIONS
CHAPTER 10. The Purchasing-Power Parity Principle
CHAPTER 11. Interest Parity
PART 4:
MANAGING FOREIGN EXCHANGE RISK AND EXPOSURE
CHAPTER 12. Foreign Exchange Exposure and Risk
CHAPTER 13. Accounting Exposure Versus Real Exposure
CHAPTER 14. Operating Exposure
CHAPTER 15. Hedging Risk and Exposure
CHAPTER 16. Speculation, Market Efficiency and Forecasting
PART 5:
INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AND FINANCING
(and more...)

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