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International Finance : Contemporary Issues - Maurice D. Levi

International Finance

Contemporary Issues

Hardcover Published: 3rd February 2005
ISBN: 9780415308991
Number Of Pages: 608

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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.

The world of international financep. 1
An introduction to exchange ratesp. 29
Foreward exchangep. 53
Currency futures and options marketsp. 68
The balance of paymentsp. 97
Supply-and-demand view of exchange ratesp. 119
The purchasing-power-parity principlep. 143
Interest parityp. 159
Foreign exchange exposure and riskp. 191
Accounting exposure versus real exposurep. 216
Operating exposurep. 230
Hedging risk and exposurep. 256
Exchange-rate forecasting and speculationp. 280
Cash managementp. 307
Portfolio investmentp. 322
Capital budgeting for foreign investmentsp. 346
The growth and concerns about multinationalsp. 373
International dimensions of long-term financingp. 397
Multinational bankingp. 423
Instruments and institutions of international tradep. 445
Asset-based theories of exchange ratesp. 469
Alternative systems of exchange ratesp. 487
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ISBN: 9780415308991
ISBN-10: 0415308992
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 3rd February 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.3 x 19.36  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.47
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition