In this paper, provide a descriptive title or heading for your paper by focusing on topics or countries that interest you (such as “The Volatile Exchange Market in Country X”), and then discuss/explain the following concepts:
- Discuss and explain the functions of the foreign exchange market.
- Discuss spot exchange rates and its overall importance in the market.
- What is forward exchange rate and what role do they play in insuring against foreign exchange risk?
- Discuss at least one theory explaining how currency exchange rates are determined and their relative merits.
- Discuss and evaluate the merits of different approaches toward exchange rate forecasting.
- Discuss the differences between translation, transaction and economic exposure and what managers can do to manage each type of exposure.
[MO 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6]