Essays about: "Hedging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 essays containing the word Hedging.

  1. 1. Performance of hedge fund strategies in bull and bear markets

    University essay from

    Author : Emil Johnsson; Jesper Karlsson; [2016-07-06]
    Keywords : Financial Markets; Hedge Funds; Hedging; Institutional Investors; Rate of Return Analysis; Risk Hedging; Risk Return;

    Abstract : Hedge funds use a wide variety of investment styles, although many people have the perception that they are a relatively homogenous group with similar strategies to generate returns. Understanding the differences in the risk and return structure of hedge fund strategiesis crucial to making a good investment decision. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Currency Hedging through the Use of Derivatives An analysis on its effects and determinants on a European sample

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Marco Cazzola; Ioannis Ntarlantanis; [2016]
    Keywords : Corporate Risk Management; Foreign Exchange Exposure; Derivatives;

    Abstract : According to financial theory, corporate hedging increases shareholders' value in presence of imperfect capital markets. Empirical results backing this hypothesis have always been contradictory, showing different results depending on which kind of companies, industries, countries were analyzed and which proxy variables were deployed to assess this relationship. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assets as hedges against the inflation rate

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Gabriella Bergström; Yun Zhou; [2016]
    Keywords : Inflation; asset returns; hedging; Fisher hypothesis;

    Abstract : This paper investigates, using Swedish data from 1996 to 2016, the possibilities to use different investment assets to hedge against the expected and unexpected inflation rates. With the use of time series regressions, we find that treasury bills have the potential to be good hedges against the expected inflation rate, and that real estate could be a good hedge against the unexpected inflation rate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prissäkring : ekonomisk optimering av grödval med hänsyn tagen till försäljningsstrategier och risk

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Henrik Karlsson; Gustav Skog; [2016]
    Keywords : futureskontrakt; medel- och variansanalys; portföljteori; prissäkring; terminshandel;

    Abstract : Prissäkring av spannmål är ett sätt för att minska variation i det ekonomiska resultatet för lantbrukare (Hull, 2012). Vid volatila priser ökar risken för företagen. Prissäkring är ett lämpligt verktyg för att minska prisrisk. READ MORE

  5. 5. Commodity Risk Management in The Airline Industry : A study from Europe

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jonathan Havik; Emil Stendahl; Andreas Soteriou; [2016]
    Keywords : Airlines; Europe; Systematic risk; Hedging; Oil prices; Oil price volatility; Jet fuel hedging;

    Abstract : The airline industry is a major user of jet fuel and this constitutes a large component of the operating costs and is a risk coefficient for airlines. Several studies have been conducted on how oil price volatility affect stock prices and cash flows as well as how, in general, firms that uses derivatives experience lower stock returns volatility and stock s . READ MORE