Essays about: "currency risk hedging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words currency risk hedging.

  1. 1. Hedging Your Bets: The Prospects of Cryptocurrency Use in Online Gambling : A Mixed-Methods Study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Nicolas Werle; Liina Lehtonen; [2018]
    Keywords : cryptocurrency; online gambling; diffusion of innovation; disruptive technology; blockchain; consumer behaviour;

    Abstract : Since its initial inception, cryptocurrency has hit the world with both intrigue and skepticism. It was acting as an alternative form of currency that people could use that required no regulative authority to back it. READ MORE

  2. 2. The natural effect of multi-currency cross-hedging

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lina Berg; Linda Clement; [2018]
    Keywords : Multi-currency cross-hedging; Small- and medium-sized enterprises; Conditional Value at Risk; Exchange rate risk; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the power and accuracy of the natural effect of multi-currency cross-hedging, based on the non-zero correlation between currency pairs, with the purpose of deter-mining if this could be a suitable hedging strategy for small- and medium-sized enterprises hav-ing transaction exposure to currency risk. The investigation, performed through an out-of-sample approach, is based on the minimization of the risk measure Conditional Value at Risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can Bitcoin be used as a hedge against the Swedish market? : Does Bitcoin have hedging capabilities against the OMXS30, or is it just a diversifier in a portfolio?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Finansiering; Stockholms universitet/Finansiering

    Author : Camilla Law; Marja Vahlqvist; [2017]
    Keywords : Cryptocurrency; Bitcoin; Hedge; Diversifier;

    Abstract : Bitcoin has gained more recognition than ever before, and the interest in cryptocurrencies seems to grow exponentially. Without any central government regulating Bitcoin, a global user group has adopted this new technology, which is designed to be used as a currency for trading without banks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Currency Exposure and Hedging Strategies for Limited Partners Investing in Private Equity

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Caroline Holtsjö; Carl Åkerlind; [2017]
    Keywords : Currency Exposure; Hedging; Private Equity; Limited Partners; Foreign Exchange Rates;

    Abstract : This paper sets out to examine how limited partners investing in private equity should define currency exposure and whether they should hedge it or not. To our knowledge, no previous research has investigated this field. The subject is important since foreign investments in private equity are increasing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determinants of Exchange Rate Risks in the Automotive Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Daria Pilat; [2016-10-14]
    Keywords : determinants of foreign currency exposure; currency risk hedging; automotive industry;

    Abstract : The thesis details the analysis of foreign currency exposure determinants based on 21 companies in the automotive industry. The analysis confirms theoretical suggestions that the automotive industry is prone to foreign currency exposure and risks being influenced by competition intensity, functional currency, export ratio, geographic distribution of sales and production networks and operational flexibility. READ MORE