Foundations of Multinational Financial Management / Edition 6

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Now updated and reorganized, Alan Shapiro's Foundations ofMultinational Financial Management, 6/e emphasizes broad conceptsand practices, and provides a clear conceptual framework foranalyzing key financial decisions in multinational firms. The texttreats international financial management as a natural and logicalextension of the principles learned in the foundations course infinancial management. Thus, it builds on and extends the valuationframework provided by domestic corporate finance to account fordimensions unique to international finance.

Shapiro 6e is primarily intended for an undergraduate audience; butit is suitable for use in masters-level courses when there is nottime to cover the full range of topics. This text assumes no priorknowledge of international finance.

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A briefer version of the author's Multinational Management, this revised and updated textbook (1st ed., 1991) is intended primarily for an undergraduate audience, providing a conceptual framework within which the key financial decisions of the multinational firm can be analyzed. The approach is to treat international financial management as a natural and logical extension of the principles learned in the foundations course in financial management. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470128954
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/31/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 393,987
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


Part I: Environment of International FinancialManagement.

Chapter 1. Introduction: Multinational enterprise andMultinational financial Management.

Chapter 2. The Determination of Exchange Rates.

Chapter 3. The International Monetary System.

Chapter 4. Parity Conditions in International Finance andCurrency Forecasting.

Chapter 5. The Balance of Payments and International EconomicLinkages.

Part II: Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Markets.

Chapter 6. The Foreign Exchange Market.

Chapter 7. Currency Futures and Options Markets.

Chapter 8. Swaps and Interest Rates Derivatives.

Part III: Foreign Exchange Risk Management.

Chapter 9. Measuring and Managing Translation and TransactionExposure.

Chapter 10. Measuring and Managing Economic Exposure.

Part IV: Foreign Markets and Investments.

Chapter 11. Country Risk Analysis.

Chapter 12. International Financing and National CapitalMarkets.

Chapter 13. International Portfolio Investment.

Chapter 14. Capital Budgeting for the MultinationalCorporation.

Part V: Financing and Controlling MultinationalOperations.

Chapter 15. Financing Foreign Trade.

Chapter 16. Managing the Multinational Financial System.



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