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Cross hedging performance of the U.S. currency futures market

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by Hun Y. Park

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration,University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Money,
  • Foreign exchange futures

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 12.

    StatementHun Y. Park, Angela Lee, Hei W. Lee
    SeriesBEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1284, BRBR faculty working paper -- no. 1284.
    ContributionsLee, Angela, Lee, Hei W., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p., [5] leaves ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24831056M
    OCLC/WorldCa706825071

    the most commonly used cross-currency swaps and allow counterparties to temporarily transfer assets or liabilities in one currency into another currency. A cross-currency basis spread thus represents the costs associated with temporary swapping of two currencies. The mechanics of currency swaps are well explained e.g. in Baba et al. (b).File Size: 1MB. Hammer, J.A. "Hedging Performance and Hedging Objectives: Test of New Performance Measures in the Foreign Currency Market." Journal of Financial Research. 13() Hammer, J. A. "Hedging and Risk Aversion in the Foreign Currency Market." Journal of Futures Markets. 8() Harwood, J. L. and W. G. Tomek.   As the U.S. dollar pushes higher, investors who are looking into international market and related stock exchange traded funds should consider hedging foreign exchange currency : Tom Lydon.


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