International Finance / Edition 1

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This text concentrates on the financial management practices,and current financial market environment of multinational corporations. A major revision of this best-seller,the third edition of the text has undergone a significant reorganization of material and updating. Furthermore,throughout this edition,many more illustrations and examples from popular business periodicals are included to help connect real-world practice with aspects of modern theory.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415774598
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/11/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 0.75 (w) x 0.97 (h) x 3.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Maurice D. Levi is Bank of Montreal Professor of International Finance in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
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Table of Contents

1 The world of international finance 1
2 An introduction to exchange rates 29
3 Foreward exchange 53
4 Currency futures and options markets 68
5 The balance of payments 97
6 Supply-and-demand view of exchange rates 119
7 The purchasing-power-parity principle 143
8 Interest parity 159
9 Foreign exchange exposure and risk 191
10 Accounting exposure versus real exposure 216
11 Operating exposure 230
12 Hedging risk and exposure 256
13 Exchange-rate forecasting and speculation 280
14 Cash management 307
15 Portfolio investment 322
16 Capital budgeting for foreign investments 346
17 The growth and concerns about multinationals 373
18 International dimensions of long-term financing 397
19 Multinational banking 423
20 Instruments and institutions of international trade 445
21 Asset-based theories of exchange rates 469
22 Alternative systems of exchange rates 487
23 The international financial system : past, present, and future 514
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