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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781878975522
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/1995
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 431
  • Product dimensions: 8.55 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The International Monetary Fund 50 Years after Bretton Woods 3
2 Trade and Growth: Some Recent Evidence 17
3 Central Bank Independence and Economic Performance 20
4 Globalization of Stock, Futures, and Options Markets 39
5 Emerging Markets: A Framework for Institutional Investment 61
6 The Development of Stock Markets in China 71
7 Concepts and Trends in Derivative Instruments: With International Applications 74
8 The Design of Trading Systems: Lessons from Abroad 96
9 Microstructure Theory and the Foreign Exchange Market 105
10 The U.S. Currency System: A Historical Perspective 124
11 Monetary Union in Europe 152
12 The Vulnerability of Pegged Exchange Rates: The British Pound in the ERM 169
13 Is the Foreign Exchange Market Inefficient? 185
14 Foreign Competition in U.S. Banking Markets 199
15 Deregulation and Competition in Japanese Banking 207
16 Japanese Banks' Customers in the United States 222
17 Banking and Commerce: The Japanese Case 226
18 Implications of Netting Arrangements for Bank Risk in Foreign Exchange Transactions 229
19 International Banking and Country Risk Analysis 243
20 International Bond Diversification 255
21 Synthetic International Diversification 265
22 Lessons for International Asset Allocation 275
23 International Value and Growth Stock Returns 290
24 Introduction to Currency Options 300
25 Strategic Capital Budgeting Decisions and the Theory of Internalisation 315
26 Capital Budgeting for International Business: A Framework for Analysis 323
27 Political Risk in International Capital Budgeting 329
28 Cost of Capital in Capital Budgeting for Foreign Direct Investment 335
29 Foreign-Owned Companies in the United States: Malign or Benign? 341
30 The Cost of Capital for Securities Firms in the United States and Japan 356
31 Capital and Ownership Structure: A Comparison of United States and Japanese Manufacturing Corporations 370
32 Equity Carve-outs in Tokyo 382
33 Capital Structure Among Latin American Companies 387
34 Japan's Keiretsu and Korea's Chaebol 396
35 The Nature and Causes of Foreign Currency Exposure 401
36 Identifying, Measuring, and Hedging Currency Risk at Merck 413
37 Managing Currency Exposure: The Case of Western Mining 423
Sources 429
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