Risk Management Consulting
July 16, 2020
John Trefethen - Director and Co-Founder at HedgeStar
One of the most common financial products used by a credit union for hedging interest rate risk is an interest rate swap. According to the Bank for International Settlements, as o...
April 1, 2015
Ira Kawaller - Managing Director
Speculative currency traders, for the most part, live and die on the basis of how well they can anticipate—or react to—imminent market moves. Their ability to forecast, however, ma...
April 1, 2014
As an alternative to using forward contracts, entities could also hedge
by buying currency options—calls on the nonfunctional currency to protect against the risk of that currency...
May 1, 2012
A currency forward is simply an obligation to buy or sell a specified volume of currency units at a specified date for a specified price (exchange rate). For asset exposures, the c...
May 1, 2008
For something that is so fundamental to international commerce, it is astounding how much confusion exists about managing currency risk. For multinational corporations with multipl...
March 15, 2005
Despite the lack of certainty, it would seem that both alternatives of leaving the swap in place or liquidating the swap suffer from the same shortcoming. That is, in either case,...
May 1, 2003
Brazilian Real futures and options on futures at Chicago Mercantile Exchange offer a host of risk management strategies appropriate for those firms and individuals whose profit dep...
December 1, 2001
Without question, the adoption of FAS 133 will have an impact on the way firms use derivatives. One application that will certainly be affected is the use of currency swaps in conj...
May 16, 2000
This work-around may still be problematic in that the various hedging relationships may not all be satisfied using the same hedge effectiveness test, so the solution may end up bei...
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